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Water tanks installation: 10 Reasons to choose JoJo tank stands

Water tanks should ideally be installed on a sturdy base or platform; properly constructed steel water tank stands are highly recommended.  In South Africa, steel tank stands are made but one of the country’s best-known water tanks manufacturers – JoJo Tanks. There are many reasons to choose a ready-made JoJo steel tank stand: JoJo tank […]

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It’s easy to be water wise

Water can be easily saved at home — in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room, said Lilian Mezquida, AgriLife extension agent. But the first step is to make sure the home’s plumbing doesn’t have leaks. “Dripping faucets that are leaking at a rate of one drop per second can waste 2,700 gallons of water per […]

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Determine the Average Water Usage of a Home Before You Buy

One of the things you want to know before purchasing a house is how much water you’ll use to keep everything up and running. There are several determining factors that affect the number that can fluctuate with the seasons or occupant behavior, but there are a few ways to get a ballpark figure you can […]

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Why build a Rain Garden?

Raingardens are one of the best landscaping design ideas to come out of Melbourne’s recent drought and water shortage conditions. With more ideas like these, the health of Melbourne’s rivers and creeks is guaranteed to improve. Why is stormwater such a problem for our rivers and creeks? Each year about 500 billion litres of stormwater […]

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Rainwater harvesting tax in Australia?

The idea of taxing farmers and householders for rainwater collected on their properties could be outlawed if a Family First Bill is accepted. Family First Member for the Legislative Committee Robert Brokenshire said it was time the rumour claiming the State Government wanted to introduce a levy on water collected in dams and rainwater tanks […]

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Polymer film harvests energy from water vapour

MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapour. The new material changes its shape after absorbing tiny amounts of evaporated water, allowing it to repeatedly curl up and down. Harnessing this continuous motion could drive robotic limbs or generate enough electricity to power […]

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VIDEO: Rain water tank & harvesting installation guide

Rainwater tanks are relatively inexpensive (especially plastic or polyethyne water tanks) and should be installed at every household and business, where practical. Choose your rain water tank carefully; click on the links below to see the various JoJo rainwater tanks, jojo water tanks, Jojo tank stands and other JoJo Tanks products available in South Africa.

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Tips on water tank bases & tank stands

A flat and well constructed base is critical for all water tanks. The whole under side of the tank must be fully supported. Every 1000 litres of water weighs 1 tonne. It is critical that the overall weight of your tank is considered before deciding the location.

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DIY Rainwater Harvesting System & First Flush (Slide Show)

Effective Economical Rainwater Harvesting System and rain water tank to provide all water used in the home. Includes making a 32 mm water diverter and primary and secondary flush system with 25 micron water butt inlet filter sock, 5 micron filter and housing. Hope you enjoy building one of these. A great guide to those […]

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