Water Tanks for Storage
An Extensive Range of High-Quality Tanks for Water Storage
The need for South Africans to conserve water is an age-old one, given that ours is officially classified as a semi-arid country. However, over the past couple of decades, this is a need that has been becoming steadily more acute. This can be explained both as the result of a much-increased general demand and of the constant escalations in the cost of maintaining a supply that is sufficient to meet that demand.
Among the ways in which people from all walks of life and all across the nation are attempting to alleviate this problem is by adopting a variety of conservative measures such as the use of water tanks for storage. These may be used to hold harvested rainwater or, in areas where interruptions to the municipal supply are fairly common, to hold a reserve of the piped product for use in an emergency. Alternatively, greywater from baths, showers, sinks, and washing machines can be safely re-used for many tasks and can also be harvested in this manner.
Depending upon the volume of fluid that is to be stored and the proposed location of the container, the size and shape of the best one in any given situation can vary considerably. Ideally, whatever its design and dimensions, it should require very little in the way of maintenance while a high degree of durability is another feature of these vessels that will be important if leveraging the benefits of such conservation efforts is to be as cost-effective as possible. Such hard-wearing properties will be a function both of the container’s construction and of the particular materials used in its manufacture.
Located in Boschop, to the east of Pretoria, Water Pump Group is a supplier of JoJo tanks for storage of water, chemicals, diesel, sewage, and other liquid materials. They are suited for use in a wide range of industrial, mining, agricultural, and domestic applications, as well forming an important component of the fire precautions installed in many multi-storey buildings. Widely rated as the best of their kind, their seamless design is the result of a unique rotational moulding process that produces a perfectly smooth finish inside and out while eliminating any risk of the leaks that can often occur in products that have welded seams.
In addition, all JoJo tanks carry an 8-year guarantee, while those intended for water storage are fitted with an FDA-approved inner lining that is designed to prevent the growth of algae and which thus ensures that the harvested contents will remain fresh for a far longer period. However, this does not guarantee that it is potable, as atmospheric contaminants abound in urban areas and though suitable for irrigation, cleaning cars, and similar tasks, if the contents are to be drunk, they will need to be thoroughly boiled before doing so.
Ranging in capacity from 260 to 20 000 litres, there are horizontal and vertical models and even a low-profile model for use in locations where the headspace is limited. They may be mounted on a metal stand or concrete plinth and even installed below ground. While Water Pump Group is happy to install your water storage tanks, this should present little difficulty for anyone with a little DIY savvy.