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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 […]
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 25, 2013

Some good reasons to install water tanks on tank stands

In South Africa, there are many cases where water tank stands offer excellent advantages compared to placing the tank at ground level. The primary reason for […]
November 18, 2013

The RainSaucer™: A novel approach to rainwater harvesting

This novel approach of capturing rainwater with funnel-like ‘saucers’ that direct the rainwater straight to a water tank will appeal to some, especially those that do […]
November 16, 2013

6 Tips for Conserving Water While Travelling

These water conservation tips are not only applicable when travelling but when you are at home too. Water conservation habits in addition water conservation systems such […]
November 13, 2013

10 Tips for Fitting a Quality Rainwater System into Your Budget

Investing in a rainwater harvesting system and water tanks can be daunting but these tips below will help you budget for a rainwater system, whether you […]
November 7, 2013

Tips for installing rain water tanks

This article is from an Australian source but the tips and guidelines presented here are equally relevant to South Africa and most other countries. Some forethought […]
November 5, 2013

Choosing a water tank? Some advantages of poly water tanks

‘Plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks have numerous advantages of water tanks made from other materials. Of course, we are discussing high quality, rotational moulded poly water […]
October 31, 2013

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, […]
October 30, 2013

Some common questions about JoJo water tanks

Some commonly asked questions about one of South Africa’s most popular and trusted brands of water tanks: JoJo Tanks. HOW DOES A JoJo TANK DIFFER FROM […]
October 28, 2013

‘No Drop Report’ to monitor water losses in South Africa

South Africa being the water-scarce nation that it is, needs all the intervention it can get to reduce water losses and water wastage. Infrastructure will need […]
October 27, 2013

Submersible pumps vs external pumps for water tanks

Two other advantages of submersible pumps that the article below does not mention are: much quieter and inherently more difficult to steal – an important consideration […]
October 26, 2013

Video: Quick How to Install a Rain Barrel

While the video below may over-simplify the requirements of an effective rainwater harvesting system, the main objective of harvesting rain water is to capture and temporarily […]
October 24, 2013

Choosing a water tank – steel or plastic? Some quick facts to help you

In South Africa, plastic or polyethylene water tanks (also known as poly tanks) are by far the most popular choice when it comes to choosing between […]
October 23, 2013

Five Simple Money & Water $avers

These simple water and money saving tips are worthwhile in the long run – both financially and environmentally. Combine them with water conservation systems such as […]
September 30, 2013

Collect free rain in rainwater tanks

Collecting rainwater is free (and legal, except for in some US jurisdictions). In water-scarce South Africa, we should be harvesting as much of this free resource […]