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Can normal water tanks be buried underground?

There is sometimes some confusion as to whether standard water tanks can be buried under ground, with soil up against the sides and tops.  In most cases, the answer is no. Standard vertical water tanks should never be totally buried unless the manufacturer specifically states that this is possible.  Most standard vertical water tanks are […]

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Boreholes and Water Tanks for Refugee Camp in South Sudan

IOM has begun drilling the first of four boreholes and installing two water storage tanks, each with a capacity of 45,000 litres, to provide adequate and safe drinking water to an estimated 42,000 Sudanese refugees at Doro camp in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State.

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South Africa: Local innovator takes water out of showering

Johannesburg – With inspiration from a friend too lazy to take a shower and a few months of research on the internet, South African university student Ludwick Marishane has won global recognition for an invention that takes the water out of bathing.

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