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Water tank stands – why would you need one?

Water tank stands can be made from timber, brick or steel; we recommend steel water tank stands designed by certified structural engineers.  So why would you need a water tank stand? Water tank stands have a primary purpose – that is to elevate a water storage tank to facilitate pressure from the effect of gravity.  […]

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A look at JoJo Tanks’ Slimline water tanks

JoJo Tanks South Africa manufacture a huge range of water tanks, chemical tanks, tank stands and other products and have developed the 750 litre Slimline water tanks specifically for domestic use. The JoJo 750 litre Slimline tanks are available in three versions: Rainwater Slimline water tank Buffer Slimline water tank Marbleline Slimline water tank The […]

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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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Underground water tanks: Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

Underground water tanks are an alternative to the usual above ground water tank types.  There are a number of uses for underground water tanks and they have some distinct advantages of standard water tanks. Uses for underground water tanks Used for storing water from rainwater harvesting systems Can be used to store municipal and water […]

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Understanding water pressure & water tank stand height

Water tank stands enable water to be stored out of reach of vandals as well as being directly responsible for the all or part of the pressure of the water supplying a building, depending on the tank stand height. 

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Reasons to Install an Underground Water Tank

Rainwater harvesting involves the direct collection of rainwater, which can be “recharged” into ground water either to increase the ground water level or by storing in underground rain water tanks. Storing water underground in water tanks is not a new concept and has been carried out for hundreds of years with huge underground chambers. By […]

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Reasons to Install a Water Tank

There was a time – not that long ago – when almost every house had its own water tank and harvesting rainwater was something that just happened during the course of life, not a big environmental event. But as more and more people moved into towns and cities, we started using fresh town water and […]

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Low Profile Tanks From JoJo Tanks (South Africa)

The low profile tank is perfect to use when height limitations are a factor. This tank is practical for storage of water, liquid fertilizer and certain chemicals and its height allows for easy installation. The JoJo low profile tanks feature the same rugged, ribbed design found in our vertical tanks.   TANK HEIGHT DIAMETER LID – […]

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Kenyan Villagers Turn Invasive Water Hyacinth into Moneymaker

The rapid growth of invasive water hyacinths has taken a serious toll on Kenya’s Lake Victoria, creating inhospitable conditions for the fish local people depend on, while sheltering other unwelcome guests: disease-carrying snails and deadly snakes. But with a little help from a U.S.-based organization, villagers living near the lake are turning this environmental crisis […]

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