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5000 liter tanks

Water tanks: which size to choose?

This is a slightly open-ended question as the size of the water tank required will depend the intended use of the water tank. Businesses and commercial operations usually require a large amount of water storage capacity while a home-owner may only require a small tank. In South Africa, the probably the most common use of […]

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Choosing poly chemical tanks according to a liquid’s specific gravity

Standard duty polyethylene or plastic tanks usually have a specific gravity of 1 (SG 1) and these are suitable for storing water.  Poly tanks for storing other liquids must be chosen according to the specific gravity of the liquid. Good quality plastic tanks are excellent storage containers for water and most chemicals including acids, chlorine, […]

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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 conditions and it is wise to check some specifications before buying. So what makes the ideal polyethylene water tank for African conditions?  Here are some pointers to look out […]

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Analysing Water Tank Quotes – 5 things to consider

There are an increasing number of brands and types of water tanks and liquid storage tanks on the market in South Africa.  Most potential buyers like to obtain a few quotations from various suppliers to get a feel for a fair price.  There are some things that every buyer should be aware of when requesting […]

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rainwater tanks

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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rainwater tank filters

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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jojo silo tanks

Silo tanks & silo tank stands for industrial applications

When silo tanks come to mind, many think of the agricultural applications they are used for, such as animal feed storage – both liquid (like molasses) and grain but silo tanks are also ideal for many industrial applications. Silo tanks are made from a variety of materials, including mild steel, stainless steel, concrete, fibreglass and […]

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Why cheap poly water tanks are bad for the environment

In today’s economy, consumers all too often choose a product based on price alone.  Poly water tanks are no exception but it is economically & environmentally irresponsible to choose a plastic water tank based on price alone Many may argue that ‘plastic’ tanks or polyethylene tanks are not good for the environment in the first […]

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Rwanda: Japan Donates Water Tanks to School

Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states.  Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]

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