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Rain water tanks for Uganda

Failing or non-existent water infrastructure is a reality in many African countries, including South Africa.  Rain water tanks can go a long water to effectively becoming water self-sufficient and water bills will be reduced to very little.  Concrete water tanks have their place, especially if buried below ground level.  In most other instances, polyethylene or […]

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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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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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Do I Need A Water Filter?

There has never been a greater need for better sources of healthy water than exists today. Our tap water can be contaminated with synthetic chemicals, toxic heavy metals, parasites, chlorination by-products, rust from pipes and literally thousands of health threatening compounds. Rainwater from rain water tanks is usually of good quality (rainwater is generally pure […]

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