February 15, 2015

Video: Twin rain barrels on tank stand

While rain barrels are certainly better than nothing, we recommend the installation of larger water tanks to catch more rainwater, especially in water scarce South Africa. […]
January 27, 2015

Video: Install a grey water irrigation system

A great video about how to install a greywater irrigation system (without water tanks) with laundry water being directed directly from the washing machine via pipes […]
November 21, 2014

Advantages of steel water tank stands over timber stands

Steel tank stands for water tanks or rainwater tanks have a number of advantages of equivalent timber tank stands. In South Africa we recommend steel tank […]
September 22, 2014

Water tank stands: Wood or Steel?

Water tanks sometimes need to be elevated on water tank stands or towers to increase water pressure. In South Africa both steel tank stands and timber/wooden […]
August 28, 2014

Water Tank Installation Guidelines & Tips

Water tank installation guidelines for polyethylene or plastic water tanks may vary slightly between different manufacturers and should be checked. The article below is a fairly […]
August 19, 2014

Is your water tank stand safe?

Water tank stands are important for creating water pressure & providing a stable base for water tanks but they must be inspected regularly. This is particularly […]
August 4, 2014

Some reasons to choose JoJo steel water tank stands

JoJo Tanks manufacture and supply steel tank stands for 5000 litre tanks and 10000 litre tanks; if you are in South Africa, here are some reasons […]
June 16, 2014

Video: Example of a Greywater Recovery System

This is a relatively sophisticated grey water system that directs grey water to a water tank after which it is filtered and directed to toilet cisterns. […]
May 17, 2014

Water tank stands: what material is best?

There is no definite answer as to what material is best for the construction of tank stands but here are some facts that make us recommend […]
May 12, 2014

Rainwater tanks – why use tank stands?

It can be advantages to install rainwater tanks or water tanks on tank stands; the article below outlines some reasons to install your rainwater tank on […]
March 28, 2014

Advantages of water tank stands

Water tanks and tank stands often, although not always, go hand in hand. The decision whether or not to install you water tank on a tank […]
February 6, 2014

Rainwater Collection System Installation Tips

The article below discusses some important installation requirements. In South Africa, instead of ‘rain barrels’ we recommend water tanks of larger capacity – 5000 litre tanks, […]
February 3, 2014

Choosing between steel water tank stands & timber water tank stands

In many cases, water tanks will need to be raised above ground level in order to increase water pressure. Here are some points to consider when […]
January 5, 2014

Water tank stands – some points to consider

Water tanks may need to be installed on water tanks stands for various reasons, the primary one being for water pressure. Here are some points to […]
September 13, 2013

Water tank installation tips

Buying a water tank is the first step, the second step is to ensure that the water tank is properly installed.  If in doubt, always refer […]
August 27, 2013

Pressure from water tanks – pumps or tank stands?

Whether water tanks are used for storing municipal water, borehole water or rainwater as part of a rainwater harvesting system, pressure is usually required.  The choice […]
August 22, 2013

Water tank stands – steel or timber?

In South Africa, the two commonly encountered types of water tank stands are made from either steel or timber; which should you choose? Water tanks and […]
August 8, 2013

Steel water tank stands – read this before you buy

Water tanks and water tank stands are often purchased together; some tank stands are built from scratch on site while others can be bought in kit […]