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What Can Renters Do to Harvest Rain Water (Without Breaking the Law)?

Fortunately, in South Africa there are no such restrictions or laws governing rainwater harvesting or rain tanks, as there are in some states and counties in the US.  Should you be renting, your landlord may be very happy to cover part- or all of the cost of rain water tank installation as water conservation systems, […]

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In a Cold Climate? Keep These Things in Mind When Water Harvesting

Although cold-climate water harvesting is not particularly relevant to most South African conditions, the tips and facts presented in the article below are interesting nonetheless and there are some suggestions and considerations that are universal when it comes to rain harvesting and rain water tanks. Water harvesting is gaining in popularity as more inhabitants of […]

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Rain barrels for your garden

Rain barrels, or more commonly known as rainwater tanks in South Africa can be made from small plastic drums, oak barrels or any other suitable container. Most who start with a small rain barrel or drum soon see the benefits of rainwater harvesting and go on to install bigger water tanks – 5000 litres, 10000 […]

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Video: First Flush Rainwater Diverters for Water Tanks

What are ‘first flush diverters’?  This quick video gives an overview of first flush rainwater diverters for water tanks and why they are an important component of any rainwater harvesting tank installation. Rain Harvesting – First Flush Water Diverters improve water quality, reduce tank maintenance and protect pumps by preventing the first flush of water, […]

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Rainwater harvesting: your water supply from the sky

Whether you live in Texas, South Africa or most other parts of the world, you will be glad to have rain water tanks on your property to harvest this water supply from the sky! If you are like me, you are doubtless happy after the recent rains. This is especially true if you have a […]

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Water conservation systems: rain water tanks or grey water recycling?

So you’ve decided to install a water conservation system at your home or business; now you need to decide what type of water system would best suit your circumstances: rain water tanks or grey water recycling? The short answer would be both!  However, certain buildings and situations will be more suited to rainwater harvesting tanks […]

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Video: Rain barrel tricks

A useful video to watch if your are considering installing rain water tanks or rain barrels. JoJo Tanks South Africa offer a wide range of products such as plastic water tanks and chemical tanks to suit every household, business or agricultural need, including silo tanks and silo tank stands as well as other high quality […]

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The Green Factor of Grey Water

Water conservation is becoming a must for everyone, especially in water scarce South Africa. Greywater recycling can save significant amounts of water and is an environmentally sound practice, as the article below mentions.  Grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting combined can save even more water; rain water tanks also reduce monthly water bills and increase […]

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Analysing Water Tank Quotes – 5 things to consider

There are an increasing number of brands and types of water tanks and liquid storage tanks on the market in South Africa.  Most potential buyers like to obtain a few quotations from various suppliers to get a feel for a fair price.  There are some things that every buyer should be aware of when requesting […]

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