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jojo water tank sizes

Installing many small water tanks vs one or a few large tanks

So you have ascertained what storage capacity you require; should you buy a number of small water tanks or just one or two large water tanks? Advantages of installing many smaller water tanks Sometimes cost is a factor; for example three 5000 litre poly tanks will generally be less expensive than buying one 15000 litre […]

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water tanks for public buildings

20000 litre plastic water tanks – ideal for public buildings

In South Africa, water supply cuts are a growing problem as municipalities struggle to cope with the ever-increasing demand for potable water combined with dilapidated water infrastructure.  Water tanks at homes, businesses and public buildings are becoming increasingly necessary. Why 20000 litre plastic or polyethylene water tanks?  Well, public buildings usually serve relatively high numbers […]

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rainwater tanks

India: Rainwater Club promotes rainwater harvesting

India is at the forefront of many rainwater harvesting innovations as well as promoting age-old, simple rainwater harvesting techniques – something which should also be embraced in water scarce South Africa.  Rainwater tanks can fill up surprisingly quickly in a single downpour; 10000 litre water tanks and even 20000 litre water tanks can overflow after […]

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Home water conservation tips

To save even more water & money, water conservation systems such as grey water recycling & rainwater harvesting systems can be installed.  Rain water tanks can be used for storing rainwater for home and garden use.  In South Africa, water tanks of all types and sizes can be supplied by JoJo Tanks – South Africa’s […]

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rotomolded tanks

How are ‘Rotomoulded’ water tanks made?

Rotomoulding or rotational moulding  is a low pressure, high temperature plastic forming process that uses heat and biaxial rotation (i.e., angular rotation on two axes) to produce hollow, single-piece parts. Disadvantages are long production cycles —only one or two cycles per hour can typically occur, compared to other processes like injection molding, where parts can […]

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Earth Day water reservoirs

Earth Day: U.S. Air Force officials emphasize water conservation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Every April 22, the Air Force recognizes Earth Day, a time to show support for the environment. This year, the Air Force is focusing on water reduction and reuse. Water projects may not attract many news headlines, but the money and critical resources they save, deserve attention. “An emerging part […]

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Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom’s Duvha and Matla power stations in Mpumalanga.

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‘Rainscaping’ answers storm water runoff problems

Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a homeowner’s wallet. The flooding erodes yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and wastes a precious resource. But rainscaping — an integrated system of directed water flow and settling basins — can convert those losses into gains by providing new wildlife habitat, beautifying properties and in some cases providing food for […]

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Want to Save Energy? We Need to Save Water Too!

The connection between energy and water, often referred to as the “energy water nexus” is collecting attention from business leaders, policy makers, and citizens alike. In short, this term refers to the close link between water and energy.  Water is used in nearly every aspect of energy production.  So, saving energy will save water, and […]

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