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Water Filters & Contaminants – what type of protection do you need?

Even rainwater in rain water tanks could be contaminated by bird droppings on the roof and other contaminants in the gutters and it should be appropriately filtered if the water tanks are used to supply potable water. Water contaminants can be broken down into four categories:  Taste and odor causing contaminants, rust/sediment, bacteria/parasites and lead. […]

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Do I Need A Water Filter?

There has never been a greater need for better sources of healthy water than exists today. Our tap water can be contaminated with synthetic chemicals, toxic heavy metals, parasites, chlorination by-products, rust from pipes and literally thousands of health threatening compounds. Rainwater from rain water tanks is usually of good quality (rainwater is generally pure […]

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Silo tanks & silo tank stands for industrial applications

When silo tanks come to mind, many think of the agricultural applications they are used for, such as animal feed storage – both liquid (like molasses) and grain but silo tanks are also ideal for many industrial applications. Silo tanks are made from a variety of materials, including mild steel, stainless steel, concrete, fibreglass and […]

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Why cheap poly water tanks are bad for the environment

In today’s economy, consumers all too often choose a product based on price alone.  Poly water tanks are no exception but it is economically & environmentally irresponsible to choose a plastic water tank based on price alone Many may argue that ‘plastic’ tanks or polyethylene tanks are not good for the environment in the first […]

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3 steps to repairing a cracked polyethylene water tank

Good quality water tanks and chemical tanks such as those made by JoJo Tanks in South Africa should not crack easily but sometimes an accident occurs which has nothing to do with the quality of the polyethylene tank.  It is good to know that minor cracks in most types of plastic tanks can be repaired […]

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Rwanda: Japan Donates Water Tanks to School

Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states.  Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]

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Rain water tanks at schools save money & educate learners

Schools are great places for installing rainwater harvesting systems and rainwater tanks. Here are some compelling reasons to install water tanks at schools, especially in South Africa: Firstly, school buildings, by their very nature, are often ideally constructed for rainwater harvesting.  In South Africa, many rural schools (where municipal water supply is non-existent or very […]

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India: Mumbai officials advise that water tanks should be cleaned

Cleaning water tanks should be a periodic maintenance task although the period between cleaning will vary widely, depending on the quality of water entering the water tanks. To prolong the gap between desluding and cleaning the water tank, an appropriate filter can be installed at the inlet of the water tank.  MUMBAI: The Brihanmumbai Municipal […]

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Water tanks for businesses – why are they important?

In many cases, the subject of water tanks and rainwater tanks tends to focus on domestic applications but businesses should also consider installing water tanks and/or rainwater harvesting systems, especially in water-scarce South Africa. Water shortages and water supply cuts (both planned and unannounced) are a reality in South Africa and can play havoc with […]

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