February 19, 2015

Rainwater tank installation info & tips

This article about the various components of a rainwater harvesting system and information about tanks & installation is useful for all contemplating collecting this free resource, […]
October 29, 2014

Where should you locate your water tank?

Siting your water tank or rainwater tank is an important decision and can impact on installation cost. It will also determine the size and type of […]
October 3, 2014

Polyethylene Water Tank Installation Tips

Polyethylene water tanks (also known as poly water tanks) are generally the easiest and most convenient type of water storage tank to install. The article below […]
September 23, 2014

New! JoJo Tanks’ base ring foundation installation

A step-by-step guide on how to install the new JoJo Tanks ring base. This installation is ideal where height is not required for water pressure. If […]
September 17, 2014

Thinking of installing a rain water tank? Some important factors to consider

This article written about rainwater tanks is in the Australian context. Fortunately there are not as many rules and regulations when it comes to rainwater tanks […]
August 28, 2014

Water Tank Installation Guidelines & Tips

Water tank installation guidelines for polyethylene or plastic water tanks may vary slightly between different manufacturers and should be checked. The article below is a fairly […]
July 18, 2014

Video: Part A – Installing a rain water tank & ancillaries

This video shows the various components of a rain water tank harvesting system as well as some useful construction and maintenance tips. See Part B of […]
July 14, 2014

DIY Rainwater Tank Installation Tips

Believe it or not, the average roof of a home can collect up to 600 gallons of water for just an inch of rainfall. You can […]
July 7, 2014

Water Tank Installation Tips

Installing a rainwater tank or a water tank for storing reserve municipal water is a good idea, especially in water scarce countries like South Africa. The […]
June 29, 2014

Rainwater Tank Plumbing Tips

Some countries such as the UK require planning permission for the installation of rain water tanks. Fortunately in South Africa, home-owners can install water tanks without […]
April 28, 2014

Basic installation guidelines for vertical water tanks

Here are some guidelines that outline the steps for installing your vertical poly water tank – the principles apply to all sizes of tanks whether it […]
January 23, 2014

Advice for rainwater collection & rain water tanks

Installing water tanks or rainwater tanks is not a fit and forget activity, although most polyethylene tanks require very little maintenance. The article below touches on […]
January 6, 2014

Tips for Roof Water and Tanks

The article below outlines some practical and important tips when it comes to rain water tanks and rainwater harvesting systems. Below are some points which can […]
January 5, 2014

Water tank stands – some points to consider

Water tanks may need to be installed on water tanks stands for various reasons, the primary one being for water pressure. Here are some points to […]
November 28, 2013

Fundamentals of Rainwater Tank Harvesting Systems

The main and most important component of any rainwater or water storage system is the water tank but there are a number of other components that […]
November 27, 2013

Some ideas for making water tanks less visible

Many people are proud to display their water tanks but sometimes water tanks need to be made less visible for various reasons such as building codes. […]
November 26, 2013

Video: The whys and hows or rain barrel installation

With an introduction to why home-owners should keep rainwater on their properties and a clear demonstration of how to install a rain barrel or rainwater tank, […]
November 25, 2013

Some good reasons to install water tanks on tank stands

In South Africa, there are many cases where water tank stands offer excellent advantages compared to placing the tank at ground level. The primary reason for […]