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Septic Tanks – Basic Information

The article below outlines some basic information about septic tanks. Traditionally, septic tanks have been concrete; we recommend high quality polyethylene septic tanks made by JoJo Tanks in South Africa. Septic Systems Most homes in rural areas are serviced by a septic system rather than a sewer system.  Septic systems are small onsite waste water treatment […]

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Septic Tank Systems Explained

Ever wondered how a septic tank system works? The article below details how septic systems work, how to maintain them and how to tell if something is wrong with your septic tank system. Septic systems have been in use for along time and are very reliable. Here are some of things you’ll need to know: […]

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Installation guidelines for JoJo poly septic tanks & conservancy tanks

JoJo polyethylene septic tanks and conservancy  tanks have very similar installation guidelines and procedure only deviates where specified. Note that septic tanks are designed to be installed with French drains while conservancy tanks are designed to be emptied/pumped out when full. DIG A HOLE SLIGHTLY BIGGER THAN THE SEPTIC TANK (200-300 cm all  around) 1. […]

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VIDEO: Installation of a poly septic tank

This short clip shows the professional installation of a polyethylene septic tank into a perfectly sized hole. Whatever the brand of poly septic tank is chosen, the installation principles remain the same (but always be sure to check for any specific installation guidelines from the poly septic tank manufacturer). Also see Plastic Septic Tanks: General […]

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Are poly septic tanks better than concrete or fibreglass septic tanks?

Plastic or polyethylene septic tanks (or ‘poly’ septic tanks) have a number advantages over traditional concrete septic tanks and fibreglass tanks. Poly septic tanks are available in a range of sizes from manufacturers such as JoJo Tanks, making them an easy option when planning a septic tank that will service a known number of people. […]

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Plastic Septic Tanks: General Installation Guidelines

These polyethylene septic tank installation guidelines are generic; always check with the manufacturer of the poly septic tank to see if any specific instructions are necessary. Siting of the poly septic tank: The sewage system should be as far away from habitable buildings as is economically possible. Good road access should be provided to enable […]

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