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Advantages of polyethylene water tanks

High quality ‘plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks and chemical tanks have a number of advantages over equivalent fibreglass tanks and steel tanks. The article below mentions some of these. Please note that these advantages only apply to high quality polyethylene tanks such as those manufactured by JoJo Tanks in South Africa. A cheap, poor quality […]

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Water tank stands – steel or timber?

In South Africa, the two commonly encountered types of water tank stands are made from either steel or timber; which should you choose? Water tanks and tank stands often go hand-in-hand – water tank stands provide a level solid base for water tanks and enable water to be stored at an elevation to make use […]

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Choose water tanks for storing potable water carefully

When choosing a water tank intended for storing drinking water, buy a good quality, known brand name water tank to ensure your stored drinking water remains uncontaminated and safe to drink. Not all water tanks are made with storing drinking water in mind.  There are a bewildering number of types, sizes and brands available, ranging […]

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Couple turns to rainwater harvesting due to health issues

This article is a great example of how rainwater harvesting can ensure a household never runs out of water and the health benefits of using rainwater are clear too.  Another point that this article touches on is storage capacity – serious rainwater harvesters know that sufficient size and quantity of water tanks is important, especially […]

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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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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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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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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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Rwanda: Japan Donates Water Tanks to School

Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states.  Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]

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