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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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Rain water tank tips & information

A useful article which outlines just about every consideration required for installing water tanks and rainwater harvesting systems. Before you buy Do your research before making a purchase. Here are some tips on what you should do before buying. 1 Find out whether you are entitled to any local council or federal government rebates and […]

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Greywater treatment & recycling – some info

Greywater recycling not only saves water but it reduces water bills too. Just remember never to store untreated greywater in a water tank or drum for more than 24 hours as potentially harmful bacteria could begin to multiply (a low levels they may be virtually harmless but can become dangerous at higher levels). What is […]

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Video: Aquascape’s Rainwater Harvesting 101

Here is an example of a commercial rainwater harvesting & storage system that does not use conventional rain water tanks or rain barrels. Some useful ideas may be obtained by watching this video (please note that this commercial system is US-based). In South Africa every possible way of conserving water should be sought; rainwater harvesting […]

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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, rainwater. What plumbing needs to be done? A plumber will be able to give you some great advice about water tanks, such as the best location and size. You […]

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Harvesting Rainwater in the City

Although this article is about rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks in Australia, it is pertinent to South Africa which has a similar climate and is classified as a water scarce country. Like the current electricity load shedding in South Africa, water outages are bound to become more common as infrastructure fails and endemic corruption […]

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Video: Twin rain barrels on tank stand

While rain barrels are certainly better than nothing, we recommend the installation of larger water tanks to catch more rainwater, especially in water scarce South Africa. The video below gives an outline of how two rain barrels or water drums (or small water tanks) can be connected together on a timber tank stand. This video […]

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