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Uses for rainwater from rain water tanks

Rainwater harvesting in its simplest form comprises of a downspout from a roof gutter that directs rainwater into a rain barrel or water tank.  Rainwater from rain water tanks can be used for most domestic purposes including for drinking, if properly purified/filtered. Rainwater from your rain water tanks can be used for the following: Garden […]

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Will cities ever develop better water use strategies?

The question and answer dialogue below makes for some interesting and thought-provoking reading.  Although domestic water use pales in comparison to agriculture, industry and energy production, it is still smart to investing water conservation measures such as rain water tanks, in addition to adopting water-saving habits. If the definition of insanity is making the same […]

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Home water conservation tips

To save even more water & money, water conservation systems such as grey water recycling & rainwater harvesting systems can be installed.  Rain water tanks can be used for storing rainwater for home and garden use.  In South Africa, water tanks of all types and sizes can be supplied by JoJo Tanks – South Africa’s […]

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Rainwater harvesting: Rain gardens combine form & function

Rainwater harvesting is becoming an important consideration in many parts of the world, including South Africa.  Whether rain is used for rain gardens or whether it is stored in rain water tanks for domestic or industrial use, rainwater harvesting has many beneficial environmental and financial aspects. There are photos of many garden design ideas, including […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Harvest Rainwater

It’s not going to be long before the price of water is going to be more valuable than the price of gold. With drought becoming more widespread and climate change wreaking havoc everywhere, finding fresh and good ground water to drink is getting harder. So why aren’t more people looking to the sky? After all, […]

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Free Rain – Rainwater Harvesting & Swimming Pools

As you can imagine, the process of rain water harvesting has been used for centuries, as far back as the third century BC. Farming communities would supply an area of dry land with water through a system of man made ditches to funnel falling water onto a desired farming plot. Water would also be collected […]

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Water Tank Brands: Quality vs Price…There is a difference

Is price important of the water tank or chemical tank you need?  Of course it is but we all know that no price is a good price if we don’t like the quality! That’s why JoJo Tanks has been South Africa’s trusted industry leader in the manufacture of polyethylene liquid storage tanks for more than […]

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5 Situations in Which Water Purification is a Must

There are still parts of the world in which simply taking a drink out of a stream or even a faucet is a totally normal and safe thing to do. Unfortunately, the number of places where that is true is shrinking every day. This doesn’t automatically mean that every bit of water you want to […]

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Earth Day: U.S. Air Force officials emphasize water conservation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Every April 22, the Air Force recognizes Earth Day, a time to show support for the environment. This year, the Air Force is focusing on water reduction and reuse. Water projects may not attract many news headlines, but the money and critical resources they save, deserve attention. “An emerging part […]

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