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Tips for using poly horizontal water tanks for fire fighting

Polyethylene horizontal water tanks (or transporter tanks) are often used as part of fire fighting units in South Africa.  Here are some tips and information about using these water tanks for this purpose. Poly or plastic horizontal tanks are generally chosen over other materials as they are light and can take some knocks and abuse […]

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A look at JoJo Tanks’ Slimline water tanks

JoJo Tanks South Africa manufacture a huge range of water tanks, chemical tanks, tank stands and other products and have developed the 750 litre Slimline water tanks specifically for domestic use. The JoJo 750 litre Slimline tanks are available in three versions: Rainwater Slimline water tank Buffer Slimline water tank Marbleline Slimline water tank The […]

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More water conservation tips for the home

In addition to the water saving tips listed below, homeowners should also consider installing rain water tanks and grey water recycling systems.  A few water tanks on a property will allow rainwater and municipal water to be stored to supplement normal water supply and reduce water bills. 1. Check taps and pipes for leaks A […]

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South Africa: Johannesburg loses nearly 40% of its water annually

Water losses in Gauteng municipalities and many other towns and cities around South Africa should be spurring homeowners and businesses to invest in water conservation measures such as rainwater harvesting tanks.  Rain water tanks can collect significant amounts of rainwater that could become critical emergency water supplies when municipal water shortages arise. Gauteng municipalities collectively […]

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10 Uses for portable JoJo horizontal tanks

JoJo Tanks (South Africa) manufacture a wide range of water tanks, chemical tanks, water tank stands and other products, including their range of portable, horizontal tanks.  JoJo horizontal tanks are also known as transporter tanks and can be used to store and transport water and other liquids for a number of purposes. JoJo horizontal tanks […]

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Ghana: Water & electricity shortages belie growth

In Africa, progress does not guarantee access to the most basic necessities. This is amply demonstrated by Ghana, whose economic growth is the envy of its neighbours even while the government is failing to ensure a sufficient supply of water. This failure comes at an economic and human cost, as expensive water from private suppliers […]

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Cleaning and disinfecting water tankers & water storage tanks

Introduction It is often necessary to quickly provide a basic water supply during and shortly after an emergency. This may be because the normal supply has been damaged or destroyed, or because people collect in a place where no water supply exists (a new refugee camp, for example). Often the quickest way of providing a […]

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Tips for Designing a Green Home

Designing your own green home can be a huge undertaking. You want a home with a nice functional floor plan and appealing design that is built with quality eco-friendly materials that will last for years to come. And, you of course don’t want the building process to take forever either because you’re anxious to get […]

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How planting trees can prevent violence in Africa’s drylands

With EU-backed forces advancing across Mali, the need for European and other donors to accelerate the development process in Africa’s poorest regions appears ever more pressing. For development experts a simple, yet unheralded solution exists – planting trees.

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