March 8, 2015

Advantages of rainwater harvesting & tanks

Wherever you are in the world but especially in water scarce South Africa, you should consider installing rain water tanks. The article below outlines some basic […]
February 27, 2015

Rain water tank tips & information

A useful article which outlines just about every consideration required for installing water tanks and rainwater harvesting systems. Before you buy Do your research before making […]
December 3, 2014

Passive versus Active Rainwater Harvesting

A brief explanation of active and passive rainwater systems is discussed below; most systems incorporate a water tank or rain barrel in the system. Rain water […]
November 27, 2014

Health advantages & disadvantages of drinking rain water

Rainwater from your rain water tank or rain barrel can be made safe by appropriate filtration/purification measures. Filter systems are available that will ensure your rainwater […]
November 26, 2014

Video: DIY rainwater collection & rain water tanks

The DIY rainwater system and water tanks is cleverly designed and apparently works well, video is worth watching. Rain water systems can be as simple as […]
November 16, 2014

Video: DIY first flush rain harvesting diversion system

Watch this short video for an explanation of a simple diy first flush rainwater diversion system that prevents debris and dirty water from entering your water […]
November 4, 2014

Rainwater harvesting – frequently asked questions

These faq’s are from Britain but are relevant to the rest of the world too, especially water scarce South Africa. Although one answer below states that […]
November 2, 2014

Video: Info on rainwater harvesting for homes

Rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks should be considered at every home, especially in water scarce South Africa. This video outlines some procedures and uses for […]
October 12, 2014

Video: First flush diverters for your rainwater tank

First flush diverters of some sort are important features of rainwater systems as they prevent dirty water from entering the water tanks. The video show below […]
October 8, 2014

10 Things you need to know about rainwater harvesting

An excellent article from South Africa’s premier polyethylene water tank manufacturer, JoJo Tanks. Rainwater from your rain water tanks can be used for drinking but it […]
September 25, 2014

6 Steps to Designing a Rainwater Harvesting System

The principles of designing a rainwater harvesting system with a water tank or rain barrel can be applied worldwide. Simple rainwater tank systems can be designed […]
September 6, 2014

DIY Rain Water Tank System

Small water tanks, drums or ‘rain barrels’ are great for the hobby rainwater collector & DIY enthusiast but we advocate bigger water tanks, if possible. Many […]
July 22, 2014

Uses of rainwater from your rainwater tank

Rainwater tanks have historically been used as an essential means of supplying drinking water in many rural and remote parts of the world. The location, style, […]
July 12, 2014

Water-Saving Tips For Dummies (eBook)

Do you want to make sure your water usage is sustainable? Water-Saving Tips For Dummies provides practical methods to reduce the amount of water used around […]
June 18, 2014

Rain Harvest Gardening Tips

This post outlines some tips about how to make a rain barrel or small rain water tank suitable for garden irrigation. Regardless of where you live […]
June 17, 2014

Miss Earth helps with donation of a JoJo water tank

Another generous donation by JoJo Tanks for South Africa’s children. Installing rain water tanks in rural areas is especially important where no municipal water supplies exist […]
June 12, 2014

Video: Rain barrels explained

Rain water tank and rain barrel installation can seem daunting but they need not be complicated and many kits are available so that the homeowner just […]
May 27, 2014

Rainwater Harvesting: Can you drink the water from your storage tank?

Properly filtered or treated, rainwater from your rain water tanks can and should be used for drinking water. Awareness of the potential hazards of drinking contaminated […]