December 29, 2017

Rainwater Harvesting Calculator – South Africa

How much rainwater can you harvest from your rooftop? You need to know your rooftop surface area and local annual rainfall to calculate how much rainwater […]
July 8, 2015

Why harvest the rain?

Although the article below relates to the UK, the reasons for harvesting rainwater and installing rain water tanks are universal. We should all be harvesting rainwater […]
October 21, 2013

More American Colleges Offering Rainwater Harvesting Classes

General rainwater harvesting classes at South African universities and colleges are unheard of but perhaps this should become a standard, even starting at primary school level? […]
September 16, 2013

India: University plans to conserve every drop of rainwater

Universities and other institutions with many large buildings and big roof surface areas are also ideal for rainwater harvesting.  Schools, government buildings, factories- all should take […]
May 9, 2013

Uses for rainwater from rain water tanks

Rainwater harvesting in its simplest form comprises of a downspout from a roof gutter that directs rainwater into a rain barrel or water tank.  Rainwater from […]
May 8, 2013

A look at JoJo Tanks’ Slimline water tanks

JoJo Tanks South Africa manufacture a huge range of water tanks, chemical tanks, tank stands and other products and have developed the 750 litre Slimline water […]
May 6, 2013

DIY Rural Water Purification

While chemicals may be used to disinfect water from your rain water tank or other sources, we always recommend that, if possible, the chemicals be removed […]
May 5, 2013

Home water conservation tips

To save even more water & money, water conservation systems such as grey water recycling & rainwater harvesting systems can be installed.  Rain water tanks can […]
May 4, 2013

Rainwater harvesting: Rain gardens combine form & function

Rainwater harvesting is becoming an important consideration in many parts of the world, including South Africa.  Whether rain is used for rain gardens or whether it […]
April 30, 2013

Underground water tanks: Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

Underground water tanks are an alternative to the usual above ground water tank types.  There are a number of uses for underground water tanks and they […]
April 26, 2013

Top 10 Reasons to Harvest Rainwater

It’s not going to be long before the price of water is going to be more valuable than the price of gold. With drought becoming more […]
April 25, 2013

Free Rain – Rainwater Harvesting & Swimming Pools

As you can imagine, the process of rain water harvesting has been used for centuries, as far back as the third century BC. Farming communities would […]
April 16, 2013