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Some reasons to buy a polyethylene water tank

In South Africa there are a number of brands & types of water tanks and liquid storage containers; we recommend high quality polyethylene tanks made by JoJo Tanks, here is why: Affordability: Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks are usually less expensive than their fibreglass and steel counterparts (assuming similar quality). It is however, unwise to […]

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Pros & Cons of Recycling Greywater at Home

This article is written from an Australian perspective but the grey water facts are relevant to many countries. Remember never to store grey water in tanks for longer than 24 hours as potentially harmful bacteria and other microorganisms could begin to multiply in the water tanks. Greywater should preferably be used instantaneously if you want […]

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Deciding on the right rain water tank

Some quick tips to help homeowners and businesses decide on the right rain water tank according to circumstances. Do some research and see what’s on offer before you make a decision. If you get quotes from at least three rainwater tank suppliers, you’ll find the right solution for the best price. Try to work out which tank size will […]

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Rainwater harvesting & water tank tips

Here are some excellent tips on how to plan, use and maintain a rainwater harvesting system as well as how to properly care for your rain water tanks. Choices, Choices Start with making a water budget, which will include knowing your average annual rainfall roof catchment area, cost and location of rainharvesting tank and your […]

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Video: Building a Bio-Filter (Greywater Recycling System)

Greywater recycling systems can consist of a drum or water tank with a submersible pump for irrigation or they can be more natural as shown in this video below. Whatever system is employed to recycle or re-use your gray water, ensure that the water is kept flowing. Do not store grey water in a tank […]

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Why do JoJo Tanks products sometimes command a premium over other brands?

As can be expected, high quality water tanks such as polyethylene storage tanks made by JoJo Tanks can be more expensive than inferior quality tanks made by some other manufacturers.  Here are some reasons why you should be happy to pay a little more for a JoJo water tank or other JoJo storage tank. Unlike […]

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How important is the colour of your plastic water tank?

Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks are usually available in a number of different colours. The colour is usually aesthetic but there are some other good reasons to consider the colour before purchasing your poly tank. Some considerations where colour may be important: Building codes: If the house or business is located within an estate or […]

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An overview of the ideal water tank

When choosing a water storage tank for storing rainwater or water from other sources, there are a number of things to consider before buying the water tank or water tanks best suited to your needs. Firstly, decide on the size of water tank or water tanks that you need.  Size of the tank will be […]

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Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom’s Duvha and Matla power stations in Mpumalanga.

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