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Video: Basic Septic Tank System Maintenance

This video advocates pumping out a septic tank system every 3-5 years but this interval can be extended, depending on usage and especially if grey recycling systems and tanks are installed. These systems, combined with rainwater tanks will save the homeowner on water bills too. Traditionally, concrete septic tanks have been used but now polyethylene […]

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Video: Explanation of how a septic tank system works

Septic tank systems are a great alternative to public sewer systems, especially in rural areas. There is nothing complicated about septic tanks and the way these systems work; this video explains. Septic tank systems can comprise of concrete septic tanks or, increasingly popular these days, polyethylene septic tank tanks. Poly or plastic septic tanks are […]

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Septic Tank Systems Explained

Ever wondered how a septic tank system works? The article below details how septic systems work, how to maintain them and how to tell if something is wrong with your septic tank system. Septic systems have been in use for along time and are very reliable. Here are some of things you’ll need to know: […]

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VIDEO: Installation of a poly septic tank

This short clip shows the professional installation of a polyethylene septic tank into a perfectly sized hole. Whatever the brand of poly septic tank is chosen, the installation principles remain the same (but always be sure to check for any specific installation guidelines from the poly septic tank manufacturer). Also see Plastic Septic Tanks: General […]

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Are poly septic tanks better than concrete or fibreglass septic tanks?

Plastic or polyethylene septic tanks (or ‘poly’ septic tanks) have a number advantages over traditional concrete septic tanks and fibreglass tanks. Poly septic tanks are available in a range of sizes from manufacturers such as JoJo Tanks, making them an easy option when planning a septic tank that will service a known number of people. […]

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Plastic Septic Tanks: General Installation Guidelines

These polyethylene septic tank installation guidelines are generic; always check with the manufacturer of the poly septic tank to see if any specific instructions are necessary. Siting of the poly septic tank: The sewage system should be as far away from habitable buildings as is economically possible. Good road access should be provided to enable […]

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Guidelines for choosing the right plastic septic tank

Septic tanks are a necessity for many homes and buildings and it is important to choose the right sized, good quality septic tank according to the number of people that occupy the building.  Plastic septic tanks do not corrode or rust and are thus often recommended by builders. Here are some guidelines for choosing the […]

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Tanzania: Residents Turn to Rain Water As Taps Run Dry

Arusha — ARUSHA residents have now been compelled to rely on the ongoing rains as their main source for domestic water since the city taps continue to run dry. A study around the urban precinct has revealed that many people have started to harvest rain water from the roofs of their residential houses and storing […]

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Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom’s Duvha and Matla power stations in Mpumalanga.

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