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Ways to conceal water tanks on your property

Not many water tanks or rainwater tanks can be considered beautiful, especially when placed near a building or in a garden.  There are various ways to conceal or disguise water tanks – an important consideration for many home and business owners  (often the thought of installing an ‘ugly’ water tank on the premises is the […]

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How To Clean Your Plastic Water Storage Tank

Water tanks are used to provide plentiful and a reliable source of water. The water tank is important, especially during periods of emergency or drought situations. However, if a water tank is to be of positive value to the home or to the community, it must be clean in order to supply safe water for […]

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Eskom to reduce its water consumption by 260 billion litres

Eskom aims to reduce its water consumption by 260 billion litres a year by 2030. The utility said the alternative technologies used at its new power stations would reduce the water requirement to 270 billion litres by next year. The company would have needed 530 billion litres to operate its coal-fired stations had the new […]

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South Africa: It’s time to take responsibility for our water

It is time that we all take responsibility for the state of our water sources and for the poor levels of sanitation in our urban areas. The contribution of each South African in the conservation of our water sources is important, as it not only has an impact on how much water is available for […]

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What Water Storage Tank to Buy? A Plastic Tank or a Steel Tank?

An above ground water tank can be used for a variety of storage tank applications. Drinking water, fire protection, irrigation, rainwater harvesting and disaster preparedness are some of their many uses. Water storage tanks can be manufactured from many different types of materials such as polyethylene plastic, galvanized steel, fiberglass, cement and redwood. The most […]

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DIY: How to Repair a Plastic Water Tank

Does your plastic water tank have a small crack or hole?  The tank can be saved using a simple diy procedure. Plastic water tanks come in all shapes and sizes and are the sort of thing that see a lot of abuse. They are regularly damaged, and some are not so easily or cheaply replaced.

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How Much Water Do You Use Every Day? (INFOGRAPHIC)

How much water have you used today? It may be more than you think. As the infographic below shows, hundreds of millions of people lack access to clean water, while some of the most common products and services we use every day require hundreds, if not thousands, of gallons of water to exist.

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How Do Rainwater Tanks Help The Environment?

Rainwater harvesting is a technology used to collect, convey and store rain from relatively clean surfaces such as a roof for later use.

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How to Choose the Right Size Rain Water Storage Tank

A rainwater tank is becoming a necessity for many  homes due to the water shortages felt in many areas around the world. If you are one of the people that have yet to install a water tank, you want to make sure that you have one that is suitable for your needs.  Here’s our guide […]

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