5 Benefits of a Rainwater Harvesting Tank:

While flash flooding and isolated thunderstorms skew this figure, on average, South Africa receives around 450ml of rainfall per year. With the global average sitting at a much higher 860ml of rainfall per year, South Africa requires serious rainwater harvesting solutions so that what little rain we do get isn’t – excuse the pun –...

How Rainwater Storage Tanks Uplift Rural Communities

With a rapidly changing global climate, rainfall is becoming more and more haphazard – and when the rains don’t come, it’s the rural communities that are hit the hardest. Without proper rainwater harvesting solutions in place, when the rain does fall, only a small percentage of it will be captured. Let’s look at how rainwater...

SBS Tanks assists with Municipal Water Supply Programmes

Municipal water supply programmes serve an important function, helping communities access clean, safe drinking water, no matter how remotely they are situated. Water, as the basis for all life and wellness, remains an all too scarce resource in our world. In particular, South Africa’s status as a water-scarce region has been brought into keen focus as...

Choosing a Water Tank for Your Factory

Take a minute to think about how often you use water in your factory. With water conservation a hot topic across Southern Africa – and the world for that matter – the importance of a water conservation strategy for each South African business cannot be stressed enough. Whether to store grey water for repurposing, or...

Your Factory’s Water Conservation Strategy: Installing a Water Tank

A water conservation strategy is essential for every South African business. With recent drought conditions wreaking havoc on industry and economy alike, a water conservation strategy for your factory is important. Part of that strategy may include installing a water tank. But, how do you know which one is right for you, and just how...

Water Saving Should Be a Way of Life

Water saving solutions are important, even when we’re experiencing regular rainfall. Drought conditions across the country have been awful to contend with, as Cape Town’s severe drought continues, although Day Zero has been pushed to 2019. That’s no reason to become complacent, however, as our country is a typically water-scarce region. What we can learn...

How SA’s Restaurants Are Saving Water!

With #DayZero swiftly approaching for Cape Town, we’ve been closely monitoring how restaurants and tourism establishments are responding to the drought crisis. We’ve helped many food and beverage establishments find the water storage solutions for their needs, and installed a number of water tanks in Cape Town.   Across the country, however, we should all...

Water Conservation: Save Water at School

The shoes are shining, the diaries are filling up with sports matches, and the homework pile is set to increase! Now that schools have opened, and the (endless) summer holidays are over, let’s consider ways you can save water at school: For teachers, principals and school administrators, the concept of water conservation ranks highly in...

A Rainwater Harvesting System for Our Office

The SBS Tanks Head Office is in Pinetown, Durban. A custom-designed, purpose-built rainwater harvesting system helps our team keep utility costs down, while creating new opportunities for the company to explore environmental sustainability programmes. More importantly, aside from creating a water-secure operational head office for our company, we’re making an environmental difference. Check out this...

Zincalume water storage tanks: Start saving water right now

While severe drought conditions persist in certain parts of South Africa, other regions across the country have been grateful to receive some significant rainfall. Nonetheless, whether enough rain falls or not, saving water should be an imperative for every home and office across the globe. If you’re looking for ways to start saving water at the...