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Video: How to Build Your Own Water Filter

Watch this video for instruction on how to make a highly effective water filter system which may be useful for purifying water from your rain water tanks. JoJo Tanks South Africa offer a wide range of products such as plastic water tanks and chemical tanks to suit every household, business or agricultural need, including silo tanks and silo tank […]

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The Green Factor of Grey Water

Water conservation is becoming a must for everyone, especially in water scarce South Africa. Greywater recycling can save significant amounts of water and is an environmentally sound practice, as the article below mentions.  Grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting combined can save even more water; rain water tanks also reduce monthly water bills and increase […]

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10 essential things businesses must know in a water scarce world

Businesses certainly need to take into account growing water scarcity issues around the world.  In South Africa, a water-scarce nation, businesses will need to take practical steps to increase water efficiency, reduce waste and engage in water conservation such as greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting tanks. While ongoing change to global and regional hydrology cannot […]

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Gaza: The Water Is Running Out

Many people rely on borehole water from aquifers but, increasingly, aquifers are becoming polluted or severely depleted, even in South Africa. Very dry areas such as the Middle East are not as fortunate as other regions where rainwater harvesting is a viable option. Rain water tanks allow households and businesses to reduce reliance on municipal […]

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Water Harvesting Art: Function Meets Beauty

Taking rainwater harvesting and making it a beautiful art form will appeal to bmany homeowners. A modern rainwater harvesting system can be cleverly disguised as art forms too – rain water tanks also need not be visible; underground water tanks can be installed. Even before house gutters were invented, harvesting water was a technique that […]

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South Africa: Village near Nelson Mandela’s Qunu cries out for water

Residents in many rural areas lack basic infrastructure and water services, often relying on municipal water tankers that deliver water intermittently.  A better solution would be for the government to subsidise water tanks for rainwater harvesting to make these communities less dependent on unreliable municipal water supplies and improve their lives. “They just don’t care… […]

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The benefits of rain barrels

Rain barrels or rain water tanks make sense virtually everywhere in the world, including South Africa.  Rainwater harvesting with a rain barrel or rainwater tank has numerous benefits, as the article below points out. Are you a gardener looking for a way to lower your summer watering bill?  Rain barrels are an easy and inexpensive […]

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How to save money & water on your lawn and landscape

As the article below states, rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks or rain barrels can save as much as 90% of water. Many of the other tips are relevant all over the world, including South Africa. Rain water tanks can store water for other household uses including drinking if properly filtered. Since landscape irrigation increases […]

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Water scientists: Source of life running out

There may come a time when rainwater harvesting and rainwater tanks will be the only safe source of drinking water in many urban areas.  Rain water tanks are a good way of storing emergency water supplies and reducing water bills. Investing in water conservationb measures now will help to lessen the effects of global water […]

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