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Karoo fracking investigation receiving full Cabinet attention

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for shale gas in the Karoo basin is receiving full Cabinet attention, although no declaration on whether a moratorium on fracking would be lifted could be made at this stage, Cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi said on Wednesday.

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R30 billion needed to start cleaning up South Africa’s mines

In response to the environmental risks posed by abandoned mines, mining companies are legally required to set aside money to clean-up mining operations before they are officially closed. Research published in a new WWF report indicates, however, that mining companies in South Africa are not fulfilling this obligation adequately.

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VIDEO: Rainwater Harvesting System & Tanks Overview

This video shows how a rainwater harvesting system works, from rooftop to rain garden. See how to set up a 3-tank system with a first flush diverter and overflow pipe which directs overflow rainwater from the water tanks to a rain garden, for maximum water harvesting. For maximum rain water storage capability, we suggest bigger […]

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VIDEO: How does a septic tank system work?

Many rural households rely on on-site septic tank systems for safe and efficient sewage treatment.  Watch this video to see how a septic tank system works. Septic tank size should be matched to the number of people in the household.  JoJo Tanks (South Africa) manufacture a range of plastic / polyethylene septic tanks and conservancy […]

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Water: The World’s Next Global Security Threat?

In 1990, the Voyager 1 space probe snapped a photograph of the earth. Made famous as a symbol of our common humanity and of a fragile planet, the image came to be known as the Pale Blue Dot. The dot was blue, of course, because its surface is wholly water. On day five of the […]

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VIDEO: 15000 litre water tank & rainwater harvesting system

The 15000 litre water tank has been retro-fitted to the toilet and in the summer it is used to top up the swimming pool. Crushed granite is used for the base (100mm thick) A video of a good example of a 15000 litre water tank and rain water harvesting system in Australia.  A similar rainwater […]

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Scientists analyze levels of water ice in a moon crater

Water content at lunar south pole could be as high as 20 percent … or as low as zero A crater on the moon that is a prime target for human exploration may be tantalizingly rich in ice, though researchers warn it could just as well hold none at all.

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Saving water is always good

Water plays a deeply under-appreciated role in our day-to-day lives considering its constant use in cooking, cleaning, bathing, and recreational activities; and on a grander scale, the production of everything from fresh produce, to hydro electricity, and plastics. So, imagine for a moment how a water shortage might affect your life. Although Canada has touted […]

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JoJo Steel Tank Stands

JoJo tanks should ideally be installed on the JoJo steel tank stands designed by structural engineer for this specific purpose – an engineer’s certificate is available on request.  These stands provide the level and robust base required to support the weight of a full tank, which could be up to 10 tons in the case […]

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