JoJo Tanks Blog

  • Rainwater Harvesting and Water Conservation

    Rainwater harvesting systems (RWHS) can look and sound complicated but it is actually an easy and ancient method to simply catch free water from the sky.  The water harvested is stored in tanks to use for non-potable household uses including watering the garden, flushing toilets, washing clothes and cars and topping up pools and ponds. … Read more

  • JoJo Tanks reduces feed costs and improves equine health with new horse feeder

    JoJo Tanks has introduced a new feeding box product to the equestrian market that will help horse owners reduce feed expenditure and wastage, appropriately named HaySaver. It contributes to improved animal health by maintaining a healthier grazing hay supply that is free of dust, sand, urine and stool matter. In addition, horses and ponies benefit from the promotion of … Read more

  • Build it Customer Satisfaction Award presented to JoJo Tanks

    JoJo Tanks, South Africa’s leading manufacturer of polyethylene tanks and containers for domestic and agricultural markets, was a recent recipient of Build it’s “No. 1 Customer Satisfaction Award” for 2016. Build it is an independent group of retailers that specialise in the supply of building materials and hardware, with over 300 stores across both urban … Read more

  • The A to Z of septic tanks

    Are you looking to install a septic tank to address your household’s sewage but aren’t sure which route to take? With so many tanks on the market, customers are often bombarded with info and left without answers on where to begin! As South Africa’s leading water storage and sanitations solutions provider, JoJo Tanks is simplifying the science … Read more

  • How can you help? Water preservation is everyone’s responsibility

    South Africa has the potential to become a water-barren land when compared to other countries that experience regular, plentiful rainfall. In times of drought, this is exacerbated and, occasionally, leads to crises as is the current case in the Western Cape. As a “permanently” dry country, all citizens should continuously take proactive measures to save … Read more

  • How can we overcome the sanitation backlog in South Africa?

    The dream of a country where all of its people are connected to proper sanitation systems is still some way off for South Africa. While access to basic sanitation is every South Africa’s constitutional right, the reality is that millions of South Africans are still serviced by pit latrines. This means increased exposure to pathogens … Read more

  • JoJo Tanks supports National Sanitation Week

    JoJo Tanks supports the Department of Water and Sanitation’s National Sanitation Week, held on the 15th to 19th of May 2017. The theme of this year’s Sanitation Week is ‘Sanitation for Health and Dignity’. JoJo Tanks has long echoed this statement in its approach to business believing that ‘Water is life and sanitation is dignity’. We believe sanitation … Read more

  • Transform your home’s water use with a greywater harvesting system!

    Greywater is the wastewater that’s produced from household showers, washing machines and basins. This water often ends in the sewage system but there’s another solution: greywater harvesting! Why not recycle this greywater and use it to flush toilets, water your garden, clean your car or top-up your pool? By investing in greywater harvesting systems, you’ll not … Read more

  • How easy is it to implement greywater harvesting at home?

    Did you know that greywater makes up almost 70% of an average household’s wastewater? In an average household of 4, this is around 300 L of water a day! Instead of letting it flow down the drain – where it is discharged into rivers and pollutes our aquatic ecology – we should be reusing it for purposes … Read more

  • Getting started with greywater harvesting: pumps, piping and disposal

    So, you’ve decided you want to recycle your home’s greywater. Well done – you’re making a tangible contribution to South Africa’s water security! Let’s discuss some of the technical details you need to think about, specifically in terms of pumps, filtration, and disposal. Greywater can be used for applications like flushing toilets; irrigation; and washing … Read more

  • The importance of greywater: the case of South Africa

    The CSIR says that South Africa’s water consumption may outweigh its natural supply by 2025. We’re the world’s 30th-driest country, with an annual rainfall (450 mm) that is about half the worldwide average. Unless we act now, an unprecedented, critical water crisis is just around the corner. While wasteful water use is almost systemic in … Read more

  • Harvest your pool’s backwash water with JoJo Tanks

    JoJo Tanks is introducing a new tank to the residential market that offers to be an important part of households reducing their water use and improving sustainability. The new 500-litre Backwash Tank features an innovative design that allows homeowners to collect and reuse water flushed from the swimming pool for a range of uses. The … Read more

  • Why waste water? Jojo endorses and supports world water day

    World Water Day, recognised annually on 22 March around the world, recognises the international need for people to take action in order to preserve our most precious natural resource – water! It is a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Each year World … Read more

  • Greywater Harvesting

    This describes the installation of a tank and/or drum that is receptable for all greywater. It provides the opportunity for reusing household greywater for various applications, such as watering gardens, flushing toilets and more. Greywater is defined as water from showers, baths, hand basins in the bathrooms and washing machines. It does not include water … Read more

  • Greywater harvesting: a vital piece of the sustainability puzzle

    Greywater, the wastewater from bathing and laundry systems, can be reused in a range of around-the-house applications, allowing us to become more discriminate of where, when and how we use potable water supply. As such, greywater harvesting will likely be a critical part of our struggle to become more water-wise and reduce our impact on … Read more

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Storage Solutions

JoJo offers a wide range of storage solutions to suit every application – from domestic and agricultural to industrial and commercial.

Ranging in sizes from 260 litres to 20 00 litres, our storage tanks are suitable for storing a wide range of materials such as rainwater, chemicals, fertilisers, diesel, sewerage and more.

Resources

Find installation guides, brochures & specification sheets, our 10-year warranty and other important documents here.

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For enquiries contact 011 695 8300 or email productinfo@jojotanks.co.za

Address: 198 Howick Cl, Vorna Valley, Midrand, 1686