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An overview of JoJo Tanks products available in South Africa

JoJo Tanks offer a huge range of high quality water tanks, chemical tanks, sanitation products, agricultural products, domestic products and more, including engineer-designed tank stands. Here is an overview of JoJo Tanks products available in South Africa. Vertical Tanks The vertical tank is the familiar upright tank and is used for the storage of water, […]

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Differences between poly septic tanks and poly conservancy tanks

There a few subtle yet important differences between septic tanks and conservancy tanks; the article below outlines some of the differences and how to choose between the two. In South Africa, sewage is dealt with in 3 ways- 1)it can sent to a septic tank where bacteria work on it and reduce the volume; 2)it […]

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Video: Simple laundry greywater irrigation system

Here’s a simple grey water system that diverts laundry water to a small water tank which is then immediately pumped out along a pipe to irrigate the garden. Be sure to check your local municipal laws before installing a similar system (no restrictions in South Africa). With grey water, when designing a system, always remember […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About JoJo Tanks Products

Here are some frequently asked questions about JoJo Tanks products, including water tanks, chemical tanks, septic tanks, underground tanks, tank stands and more. If you have any further questions, we are always happy to answer them (and if we do not know the answer, we can refer you to JoJo Tanks’ Technical Director). Q. What […]

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Why install an underground water tank?

Underground water tanks can be used for storing rainwater, municipal water borehole water and water from other sources. In some cases underground water tanks are a better option compared to the standard above-ground water tanks. Underground tanks are the answer when space and accessibility are an issue – especially in an urban environment. They have […]

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Rainwater harvesting – frequently asked questions

These faq’s are from Britain but are relevant to the rest of the world too, especially water scarce South Africa. Although one answer below states that rainwater from rain water tanks should not be used for potable purposes; this is not strictly true. Rainwater can be used for drinking as long as it is properly […]

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Video: Info on rainwater harvesting for homes

Rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks should be considered at every home, especially in water scarce South Africa. This video outlines some procedures and uses for rainwater from rainwater tanks. Rain water harvesting goes back to the third century BC where farming communities used it for irrigation purposes. It involves storing rain water in a […]

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Where should you locate your water tank?

Siting your water tank or rainwater tank is an important decision and can impact on installation cost. It will also determine the size and type of water tank that you should choose. Underground water tanks are great where space is limited (as the article below points out) but installation costs can be quite high. To […]

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Why choose a JoJo Tank made in South Africa?

If you are in South Africa and need a water tank, chemical tank, underground tank, septic tank or silo tank, here are some compelling reasons to choose a tank made by JoJo Tanks – made in South Africa and designed to withstand our harsh African climate. Why choose a JoJo Tank? Our unrivalled expertise, proprietary […]

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