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What makes a good polyethylene water tank?

When it comes to polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks, there are quite a few brands available in South Africa but the quality can vary widely. Here are some pointers to help you choose the best poly water tank you can: Brand A well-known brand of water tank that has been on the market for 20 […]

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Choose water tanks for storing potable water carefully

When choosing a water tank intended for storing drinking water, buy a good quality, known brand name water tank to ensure your stored drinking water remains uncontaminated and safe to drink. Not all water tanks are made with storing drinking water in mind.  There are a bewildering number of types, sizes and brands available, ranging […]

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Solutions to Africa’s Water Crisis?

Recent discoveries of water reserves under some of Africa’s mightiest deserts raise hopes for quenching African thirst. But the reality is much more grim.

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VIDEO: How to install a rain barrel or rainwater tank

This excellent video explains how to install a simple rain water tank as well as why rainwater harvesting is good for the environment and your pocket. While the rain barrel shown in the above video is adequate for some, many prefer to harvest much more rainwater during the rainy season and store it in water […]

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Selecting the right Water Tank or Rainwater Tank

A rainwater tank or water tank is a beneficial addition to any home, whether new or established, and the additional water can give a homeowner freedom from the water restrictions that are in place in many areas.  However, there are some things that you need to consider when choosing a water tank in order to […]

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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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South Africa: Cleanup campaign for Water Week 2012

An umbrella organisation for the plastics industry will be using National Water Week (18-23 March 2012) as a platform to launch one of the Sustainability Council’s Waste Management Strategies for 2012.

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