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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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Water Filters & Contaminants – what type of protection do you need?

Even rainwater in rain water tanks could be contaminated by bird droppings on the roof and other contaminants in the gutters and it should be appropriately filtered if the water tanks are used to supply potable water. Water contaminants can be broken down into four categories:  Taste and odor causing contaminants, rust/sediment, bacteria/parasites and lead. […]

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3 steps to repairing a cracked polyethylene water tank

Good quality water tanks and chemical tanks such as those made by JoJo Tanks in South Africa should not crack easily but sometimes an accident occurs which has nothing to do with the quality of the polyethylene tank.  It is good to know that minor cracks in most types of plastic tanks can be repaired […]

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10 essential things businesses must know in a water scarce world

Businesses certainly need to take into account growing water scarcity issues around the world.  In South Africa, a water-scarce nation, businesses will need to take practical steps to increase water efficiency, reduce waste and engage in water conservation such as greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting tanks. While ongoing change to global and regional hydrology cannot […]

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