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Ensure that you choose the right plastic tank for chemical storage

Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ chemical tanks are becoming the material of choice for many industrial applications but it is important to choose a high quality tank that is designed to store the chemical in question. Poly chemical tanks for use in the chemical storage and processing and the water and waste treatment industries must not be […]

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Choose the right storage tank for its intended use

Storage tanks are available in a bewildering array of types, sizes and brands; while many tanks can serve in multiple roles, there are some that are designed for specific purposes and there are situations where specific tanks should be chosen.  In South Africa, we recommend polyethylene tanks made by JoJo Tanks – they produce high […]

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Eight good reasons why businesses should install large water tanks

In South Africa, a water scarce nation, we should not need too much convincing that water tanks are a really wise investment, not only for homeowners but for businesses too.  Water tanks and rain water tanks are a wise investment for many businesses. Here are 8 good reasons why businesses in South Africa should install […]

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Fracking: Methane found in drinking water across Texas

Hydraulic fracturing contaminating the drinking water across Texas is a concern to the Lubbock community. The city of Lubbock held its monthly Board of Health meeting Friday afternoon at the Civic Center to discuss the updates on hydraulic fracturing. Board member and activist LeAnn Lamb-Vines said studies have shown that methane has been found in […]

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Global fracking protests planned on Saturday, 22 September

PITTSBURGH — More than 100 protests against the natural gas drilling process known as fracking are scheduled to take place around the world today, building on public concerns but also using a highly simplified message to spur outrage. The GlobalFrackdown website and campaign were developed by Food & Water Watch, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit group […]

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Water Crucial to Development Projects in Namibia

According to President Hifikepunye Pohamba, water is fundamental to all social and economic activities in Namibia and elsewhere in the world. The head of state stated that most of the country’s economic activities are dependent on a natural resources base such as mining, agriculture, pastoralism, fishing and tourism.

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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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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 Aid opens office in South Africa

The international charity organisation, Water Aid, has opened its regional office in South Africa in an effort to improve access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in some of the world’s neediest communities. Officially opened on Wednesday by Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, the office in Pretoria will help Water Aid strengthen […]

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