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Water Management Tips for the Garden

Since 50% of water used by the average Western home goes to gardens, conservation of this valuable resource can begin outdoors. Practicing smart gardening can reduce water waste by having an active water management plan.

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Useful tips for inspecting & maintaining your JoJo water tank

JoJo water tanks and chemical tanks are made from high grade HDPE/polyethylene and are guaranteed for 5 years.  JoJo tanks do not require a high level of maintenance and do not rust like metal/steel tanks.  However, there are a few things to check to ensure the best performance from your jojo water tank or rainwater […]

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VIDEO: How to install a rain barrel or rainwater tank

This excellent video explains how to install a simple rain water tank as well as why rainwater harvesting is good for the environment and your pocket. While the rain barrel shown in the above video is adequate for some, many prefer to harvest much more rainwater during the rainy season and store it in water […]

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Water Conservation Tips for Schools

Schools use a tremendous amount of water everyday, and require water for their heating and cooling systems, restrooms, drinking water faucets, locker rooms, cafeteria, laboratories, and outdoor playing fields and lawns.

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10 Good Reasons to Install a JoJo Water Tank

There are a few plastic water tank manufacturers and importers in South Africa but quality and affordability must be considered.  JoJo Tanks are our recommended brand for water tanks, chemical tanks, silo tanks as well as tank stands and many other products.   Read 10 good reasons to install a JoJo water tank below:

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A Mayan Water Storage System With Lessons for Today

A little over 2,000 years ago, many of the Maya were on the move. They abandoned the eroded and deforested low-lying land on the Yucatan peninsula – probably because of a bad drought – and headed to hillier elevations in what is now modern-day central Guatemala, according to Vernon L. Scarborough, an anthropologist at the […]

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Eastern Cape: 34000 litre/day from solar powered water pumps

Manufacturer of lead acid batteries in South Africa, First National Battery (FNB), a subsidiary of JSE listed Metair Investments Limited, assisted with the installation of a solar water treatment station in the OR Tambo district municipality community of Mnxehazi, situated between Ntabankulu and Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. Before the installation, the village’s 1,596 […]

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England: London hailed for saving water

Lack of rain has prompted the city to urge residents to water stressed trees Despite the recent hot spell, Londoners continue to show restraint with their use of water.  What a difference a decade and higher water rates can make.  With a population about 9% greater than in 2001, Londoners are using nearly 20% less […]

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Why You Should Bet on a Rain Water Tank this Summer

Rainwater collection is one of the oldest means of collecting water for domestic purposes. Archeological evidence attests to the capture of rainwater as far back as 4,000 years ago, and the concept of rainwater harvesting in China may date back 6,000 years. Unfortunately, as societies became more technologically advanced, the simple practice of rainwater harvesting […]

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