February 2, 2014

12 Steps to Creating a Complete Rainwater Harvesting System

While installing a water tank is the first step to harvesting rainwater, there is other hardware that should considered to improve the efficiency of the system. […]
January 26, 2014

How to repair plastic water storage tanks

The article below offers a guideline on how to repair damaged poly or plastic water tanks and assumes that one has access to a plastic welding […]
January 17, 2014

Video: How To Build A Simple Rainwater Collection System

The video below comprehensively demonstrates how a simple rainwater harvesting system can be constructed, using a rain barrel or small water tank and a few other […]
December 28, 2013

Simple ways how to save & use rainwater

Rainwater harvesting systems need not be complicated or expensive but we always recommend installing larger water tanks as small tanks can fill up and overflow surprisingly […]
December 9, 2013

Video: Rainwater Harvesting with Underground Water Tanks

A great video detailing the installation of a rainwater system that uses two underground water tanks connected together in series. In South Africa, JoJo Tanks manufacture […]
December 3, 2013

Do water tanks make life easier?

Whether the home is classified as a humble, low-income building or whether it is a mansion, in South Africa, a water tank or two can definitely […]
December 2, 2013

Tips on Safely Harvesting the Rain

In the US, ‘rain barrels’ are very popular but we recommend more substantial water tanks in South Africa, allowing useful quantities of rainwater to be captured […]
November 30, 2013

Video: DIY First Flush Diverter for Rainwater Tanks

Watch this video on an ingenious first flush diverter made from common hardware store materials and a water bottle. It also explains the importance of fitting […]
November 28, 2013

Fundamentals of Rainwater Tank Harvesting Systems

The main and most important component of any rainwater or water storage system is the water tank but there are a number of other components that […]
November 26, 2013

Video: The whys and hows or rain barrel installation

With an introduction to why home-owners should keep rainwater on their properties and a clear demonstration of how to install a rain barrel or rainwater tank, […]
November 23, 2013

Install a rain water tank – tips & info

Installing a rainwater tank is an excellent way of making use of one of our most important natural resources – water tanks save water and money. […]