plastic tanks

January 27, 2014

How important is the colour of your plastic water tank?

Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks are usually available in a number of different colours. The colour is usually aesthetic but there are some other good reasons […]
January 25, 2014

10 advantages of rotational moulded polyethylene water tanks

When choosing water tanks, there are a number of choices; including the type of material that tank is made from, namely: fibreglass, stainless steel, mild steel, […]
January 11, 2014

Greywater recycling tips & information

The article below provides some good grey water recycling tips and information. If grey water is to be temporary stored in holding tanks or water tanks, […]
October 24, 2013

Choosing a water tank – steel or plastic? Some quick facts to help you

In South Africa, plastic or polyethylene water tanks (also known as poly tanks) are by far the most popular choice when it comes to choosing between […]
August 30, 2013

Polyethylene Water Tanks for African Conditions

A plastic water tank is a plastic water tank…or is it? The truth is that not all poly water tanks make the grade for harsh African […]
August 19, 2013

When it rains, harvest the rainwater!

Whether you are in the US or Africa or anywhere that has potential water supply issues, harvest the rain and store it in rain water tanks. […]
August 7, 2013

Water tanks for emergency preparedness

In a world of ever-increasing natural and man-made catastrophes as well as conflict, it is a good idea, at the very least, to ensure that you […]
August 5, 2013

Indian home supplied solely by rainwater harvesting

It is certainly feasible for households to obtain all their water requirements by the installation of rain water tanks, depending, of course, on roof surface area, […]
August 2, 2013

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. […]
July 7, 2013

Use poly water tanks for rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting systems all require a receptacle for storing rainwater – underground chambers, barrels, water reservoirs and even old swimming pools can be used.  Polyethylene water […]
June 24, 2013

Rainwater tanks & rain gardens save money & the environment

Rainwater harvesting is becoming better-known in South Africa as homeowners and businesses realise that water conservation must be embraced in our water scarce country.  Rain water […]
June 8, 2013

Why rain water tanks at hospitals are a good idea

Most hospitals in South Africa have an electricity back-up in the form of generators but surprisingly, not many have alternative water supply or even stored water […]
June 3, 2013

Care and maintenance of plastic water tanks

Good quality ‘plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks do not require much maintenance over their service lives but there are a few things that will ensure maximum […]
May 31, 2013

Water tanks in urban environments make sense

Perhaps the thought of water tanks conjures up an image of rural farmsteads with the odd water tank on a tank stand but private water tanks […]
May 23, 2013

South Africa: R4.3bn interim water supply programme to begin

Water infrastructure in South Africa sorely needs a boost of investment from the private and public sectors.  The average household or business can still ensure that […]
May 22, 2013

Is Your Sprinkling System Working Effectively?

Whether you use traditional sources of water for irrigation or whether you have installed a rainwater harvesting system and irrigate from water stored in rain water […]
May 10, 2013

An overview of the ideal water tank

When choosing a water storage tank for storing rainwater or water from other sources, there are a number of things to consider before buying the water […]
May 7, 2013

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 […]