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Why install water tanks on tank stands?

There are many good reasons why water tanks should be installed on some type of raised water tank stand although a well-built, ground-level water tank stand base also has its place. Before listing the reasons for installing water tank stands it is important to choose a tank stand that is designed to safely support the […]

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Uses for rainwater from rain water tanks

Rainwater harvesting in its simplest form comprises of a downspout from a roof gutter that directs rainwater into a rain barrel or water tank.  Rainwater from rain water tanks can be used for most domestic purposes including for drinking, if properly purified/filtered. Rainwater from your rain water tanks can be used for the following: Garden […]

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South Afican businesses becoming aware of water’s strategic value

Just over 70% of a group of  South African JSE-listed companies surveyed had already experienced financial loss because of water issues, according to a London-based research company that, with the National Business Initiative (NBI), looks at South African companies’ water use. South Africa is predicted to run out of water as soon as 2015, and […]

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Example of an engineer’s certificate for a JoJo water tank stand

All JoJo water tank stands are designed, certified and built by an experienced, professional structural engineer.  This ensures peace of mind when it comes to safety considerations.  JoJo tank stands are available for vertical water tanks up 10000 litres and are available in the following heights: 1.5m, 3m, 4.5m, 6m & 9m.  JoJo Tanks can […]

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Water tanks: steel, fibreglass, plastic…which type to buy?

When it comes to choosing a water tank, there are a bewildering number of types, sizes and brands to choose from, varying from cheap, inferior tanks to very expensive, high quality tanks.  There needs to be a balance of price, quality as well as longevity and a few other factors must be considered.  It does […]

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Water tanks installation: 10 Reasons to choose JoJo tank stands

Water tanks should ideally be installed on a sturdy base or platform; properly constructed steel water tank stands are highly recommended.  In South Africa, steel tank stands are made but one of the country’s best-known water tanks manufacturers – JoJo Tanks. There are many reasons to choose a ready-made JoJo steel tank stand: JoJo tank […]

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It’s easy to be water wise

Water can be easily saved at home — in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room, said Lilian Mezquida, AgriLife extension agent. But the first step is to make sure the home’s plumbing doesn’t have leaks. “Dripping faucets that are leaking at a rate of one drop per second can waste 2,700 gallons of water per […]

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Basic Components of a Rainwater Harvesting System

Rainwater systems come in all shapes and sizes, from simple catchment system under a downspout to large above and/or underground cisterns or water tanks with complex filtration systems that can store thousands of gallons of water. The above diagram is from RainHarvest in the USA but the principles apply throughout the world. Most rainwater collection […]

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Fog harvesting a valuable water resource

Across the world the need for water is growing rapidly and agriculture is by far the most intensive sector for consumption. But scientists say fog, one of the most plentiful supplies, could provide a renewable resource for millions, writes Colin Randall, Foreign Correspondent. Every cloud, or so children are taught in the English-speaking world, has […]

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