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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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Use poly water tanks for rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting systems all require a receptacle for storing rainwater – underground chambers, barrels, water reservoirs and even old swimming pools can be used.  Polyethylene water tanks are probably the most practical water storage vessels. Poly or ‘plastic’ water tanks are generally available in a huge array of sizes, types and shapes.  Compared to other […]

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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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Uses for Water Tanks

Water tanks can be used to store water for a wide range of uses and reasons. Whether the water tanks are filled with rain water, municipal water, borehole/well water, dam/river water or storing waste water (such as grey water), the purpose of water tanks is to store water for one or more of the following […]

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Using a rain water tank – tips

Capturing rainwater from your roof is a great way to supply water for a range of purposes including washing clothes, flushing toilets and watering your garden. Rainwater tanks can also help you save money on your water bill, especially if you also use other water saving devices such as dual flush toilets, water-efficient showerheads, trigger […]

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VIDEO: How a biosand water filter works

Biosand and slow sand filters are very useful for filtering water for drinking in poor communities or for those who want to go ‘off-grid’ and construct such a water filter themselves.  Rainwater stored in rain water tanks should be filtered before drinking; in many a cases a biosand filter will purify the water make it […]

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Zimbabwe’s water shortages in schools

The government is concerned about water shortages in schools across the country, according to the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture David Coltart. Zimbabwe’s schools opened for the third term on September 11 and the persistent water cuts are exposing children to disease.

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How do rain gardens & rain barrels reduce water pollution?

Every time it rains, stormwater runoff from developed areas creates problems. Our modern cities are engineered to funnel rainwater from the land as fast as possible into storm sewers were it then goes, untreated, into nearby creeks and streams.

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DIY Water Tank Level Gauge

Determining how much water there is in a water tank can be a real chore (what with having to climb the tower in order to peer through the tank’s manhole). The answer? A simple sight gauge which uses the compression of air in a length of clear plastic tubing as an indication of water pressure […]

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