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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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VIDEO: Rainwater Harvesting System & Tanks Overview

This video shows how a rainwater harvesting system works, from rooftop to rain garden. See how to set up a 3-tank system with a first flush diverter and overflow pipe which directs overflow rainwater from the water tanks to a rain garden, for maximum water harvesting. For maximum rain water storage capability, we suggest bigger […]

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Useful tips for inspecting & maintaining your JoJo water tank

JoJo water tanks and chemical tanks are made from high grade HDPE/polyethylene and are guaranteed for 5 years.  JoJo tanks do not require a high level of maintenance and do not rust like metal/steel tanks.  However, there are a few things to check to ensure the best performance from your jojo water tank or rainwater […]

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Water Conservation Tips for Schools

Schools use a tremendous amount of water everyday, and require water for their heating and cooling systems, restrooms, drinking water faucets, locker rooms, cafeteria, laboratories, and outdoor playing fields and lawns.

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Artificial Glaciers for Water Storage in Indian Highlands

Villagers discover that it is easier to store water in ice than in a reservoir, and less is lost to evaporation. Ran Bhadur (right) & Mohan Bhadur (left) shovel sand & rock to dam a stone embankment holding water that will eventually freeze & serve as an artificial glacier in the village of Stakmo in […]

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