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Types of plastic storage tanks – an overview of applications

There are many types and sizes of polyethylene storage tanks available; some are adaptable to a range of uses, others are more specialised. Here is a brief overview of the various types of poly tanks and their applications: Vertical tanks These are probably the most commonly know type of tank. They are general purpose tanks […]

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Tips for using poly horizontal water tanks for fire fighting

Polyethylene horizontal water tanks (or transporter tanks) are often used as part of fire fighting units in South Africa.  Here are some tips and information about using these water tanks for this purpose. Poly or plastic horizontal tanks are generally chosen over other materials as they are light and can take some knocks and abuse […]

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Water tanks for transporting water

Water tanks for transporting water are also known as horizontal water tanks in South Africa.  There are many reasons why water needs to be transported; here are some: Where municipal water supplies have failed, municipalities often use vehicle mounted horizontal tanks to transport water to where it’s needed Sometimes building sites do not have existing […]

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South Africa: Johannesburg loses nearly 40% of its water annually

Water losses in Gauteng municipalities and many other towns and cities around South Africa should be spurring homeowners and businesses to invest in water conservation measures such as rainwater harvesting tanks.  Rain water tanks can collect significant amounts of rainwater that could become critical emergency water supplies when municipal water shortages arise. Gauteng municipalities collectively […]

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10 Uses for portable JoJo horizontal tanks

JoJo Tanks (South Africa) manufacture a wide range of water tanks, chemical tanks, water tank stands and other products, including their range of portable, horizontal tanks.  JoJo horizontal tanks are also known as transporter tanks and can be used to store and transport water and other liquids for a number of purposes. JoJo horizontal tanks […]

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Cleaning and disinfecting water tankers & water storage tanks

Introduction It is often necessary to quickly provide a basic water supply during and shortly after an emergency. This may be because the normal supply has been damaged or destroyed, or because people collect in a place where no water supply exists (a new refugee camp, for example). Often the quickest way of providing a […]

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Access to clean water in South Africa a subject of protests

Access to clean drinking water in South Africa has been the subject of service delivery protests and even court action. For some communities, having permanent access to the resource has become a luxury. Unhappiness with the pace of delivery has seen many communities resort to service delivery protests. Municipalities blame a lack of resources and […]

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Water solutions sought by mining industries

The global mining water and wastewater sector was expected to grow as the focus on sustainable water solutions within the mining industry increased, a recent report by Frost & Sullivan found. In its ‘CEO 360 Degree Perspective of the Global Mining Water and Wastewater Treatment Market’ report, the firm said that continuing investments into improving […]

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VIDEO: How to make rain barrel / rain water tank system

A guide to making your own simple rainwater harvesting system using a plastic rain barrel or rain water tank The above video demonstrates how easy it is to make your own rainwater harvesting system with a ‘rain barrel’.  If you want more rain water storage capacity and want to use the rainwater for drinking, ensure […]

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