July 27, 2013

Video: Rain barrel tricks

A useful video to watch if your are considering installing rain water tanks or rain barrels. JoJo Tanks South Africa offer a wide range of products […]
July 24, 2013

India: Rainwater Club promotes rainwater harvesting

India is at the forefront of many rainwater harvesting innovations as well as promoting age-old, simple rainwater harvesting techniques – something which should also be embraced […]
July 17, 2013

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 […]
July 12, 2013

Video: DIY first flush device for rainwater harvesting

There are commercially available ‘first flush’ devices that ensure that debris from rooftops and gutters is diverted away from your rain barrel or rain water tank […]
July 8, 2013

Start the old practice of collecting rainwater in rainwater tanks

Rainwater harvesting is an ancient practice and the article below outlines the benefits and uses of rainwater as well as a brief outline of how to […]
July 3, 2013

Video: Build your own rain barrel

 A video instruction on how to construct a simple rain barrel or rain water tank harvesting system. There are many variations of the ‘rain barrel’; this […]
June 27, 2013

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 […]
June 24, 2013

Rainwater tanks & rain gardens save money & the environment

Rainwater harvesting is becoming better-known in South Africa as homeowners and businesses realise that water conservation must be embraced in our water scarce country.  Rain water […]
June 20, 2013

10 Good reasons to install rain water tanks for rainwater harvesting

Thinking about buying water tanks for rainwater harvesting? Here are some more great reasons to install rainwater tanks at a home or office. 10 reasons to […]
June 10, 2013

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 […]
June 9, 2013

5 Compelling Reasons to Install Rain Water Tanks at Home

There are many more good reasons to install rainwater harvesting systems and rain water tanks but here are five great reasons: 1. Become less dependent on […]
June 8, 2013

Why rain water tanks at hospitals are a good idea

Most hospitals in South Africa have an electricity back-up in the form of generators but surprisingly, not many have alternative water supply or even stored water […]
June 6, 2013

5 Things to consider when installing a rainwater harvesting tank

The prospect of installing rain water tanks or rain barrels for home rainwater harvesting is exciting but do not rush the process.  There are professional installers […]
May 29, 2013

How much rainwater can you harvest from your rooftop?

Before deciding on size and number of water tanks for rainwater harvesting, you should have an approximate idea of how much rainwater your rooftop can potentially […]
May 21, 2013

What Kinds of Chemicals Are in Your Tap Water?

As this article suggests, municipal water and bottled water are not necessarily ‘safe’ to drink. Why not consider rainwater harvesting and installing rain water tanks?  This […]
May 18, 2013

USA: How to Find Out if Rainwater Harvesting is Legal in Your Area

In South Africa, fortunately there are no restrictions on rainwater harvesting and the installation of rain water tanks. In the USA however, rainwater harvesting can be […]
May 16, 2013

Garden & Landscaping Water Conservation Tips

In addition to practising water conservation measures outlined below, why not supplement your water needs by harvesting rainwater?  Rainwater from your rain water tanks is free […]
May 11, 2013

Rainwater harvesting systems: domestic & industrial

Rainwater harvesting can be divided into 3 general categories: domestic ‘hobby’ rainwater harvesting, sophisticated/integrated domestic rainwater harvesting and rainwater harvesting on an industrial scale.  All involve […]