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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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Video: DIY greywater treatment system

This greywater system makes use of hidden water tanks and effectively treats the grey water as well as makes for an attractive garden feature. Remember that gray water should never be stored in tanks longer than 24 hours before treatment (potentially dangerous bacteria could begin to multiply – not dangerous at low concentrations but possibly […]

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Choosing A Rain Water Tank

Choosing a rain water tank or any other type of tank can be difficult as there are so many brands and types of storage tanks on the market; this article outlines some tips to take into account when choosing a rainwater tank. Some advantages of plastic or polyethylene water tanks is also discussed. What size […]

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Top 3 DIY greywater system mistakes

Read this article before embarking on a DIY greywater system and before buying water tanks or water drums and avoid this common pitfalls. Mistake #1: Storing greywater Greywater becomes septic after a couple of warm days and that creates anaerobic slime, which eventually clogs up any kind of filter, even a sand filter, and then […]

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Video: Eco-Friendly Wastewater Treatment System

This video shows how domestic waste water can be effectively treated via series of underground tanks. Rainwater harvesting tanks complete the off-grid homestead. Whether you require vertical tanks, low profile tanks, septic tanks, chemical tanks and more, JoJo Tanks is sure to have the right product for your needs – click on the links below […]

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4 Great Reasons to Conserve Water

While the examples presented here are from North America, other countries, especially water scarce South Africa should be even more aware of conserving this resource and installing water tanks. Rainwater harvesting tanks and greywater recycling systems can go a long way to reducing water use and helping the environment (while saving money too). 4 Great […]

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Rainwater harvesting at home

South Africans are generally still very fortunate in that water is relatively expensive but it will not be like this for long, install rain water tanks! As a relatively dry country, the water problem in South Africa is exacerbated by an average annual rainfall of about 464mm, compared to a world average of about 860mm. […]

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Advantages of rainwater harvesting & tanks

Wherever you are in the world but especially in water scarce South Africa, you should consider installing rain water tanks. The article below outlines some basic principles as well as some advantages of rainwater harvesting. Rain water harvesting system is a technique used in the collection and storage of rain water in receptacles such as water […]

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Video: Polyethylene water tank making machine

Ever wondered how the best polyethylene water tanks are made? This video shows how rotational moulding is used to produce ‘roto-moulded’ poly water tanks. JoJo Tanks in South Africa use a proprietary type of rotational moulding to produce high quality ‘plastic’ liquid storage tanks in 3 main versions: standard duty (water tanks), medium duty (chemical […]

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