Installing a JoJo tank to reap rainwater or as back-up storage to municipal water provide is the first step in water storage for most householders. But once the tank is in place and connected, selecting the best pump can be a problem.
Luckily, JoJo has a variety of pump solutions to choose from. Before making your pick, ask your self these questions:
Where is the JoJo set up on your property, and is noise an element to consider? If your tanks are near a bed room window and the pump is related to a relaxation room, you don’t want a noisy pump that can wake you up in the course of the night if a member of the family makes use of the loo! The identical applies if your tanks are on the property’s borders – angry WhatsApps from neighbours shouldn’t be a half of your water storage journey.
JoJo’s Variable Speed Drive pumps provide constant water pressure and boast noise levels beneath 60dB. To put this into perspective: 60dB is the sound a traditional air conditioner makes when it’s working. With a Centrifugal Pump, it is feasible for you to to move larger volumes of water, however these pumps sometimes have noise ranges between 60 and 74dB.
Use this helpful information when selecting your JoJo pump:
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JoJo’s Variable Speed Drive (VSD) pumps are good for houses with solar energy.
What is the pump’s major purpose? If the pump will be pushing water to your dishwasher or washing machine, then the smallest pump will do. But in case your JoJo tanks are connected to your showers and bogs, and an irrigation system in your garden, a stronger pump is important – once more, remember to suppose about noise levels when you set up an even bigger pump. If needed, select a different place for your JoJo set up so noise does not turn out to be a problem.
This diagram exhibits which pump will best suit your wants. To make the proper choice, depend the number of bogs the booster pump must service, and if connected to your irrigation system, count the variety of impression sprinklers, pop-ups or misting sprinklers that require a steady push of water.
pressure gauge of a booster pump is straightforward, thanks to a JoJo Pump-to-Tank Connector Kit. Be sure to add one to your basket.
A JoJo Pump Cover is important to protect your pump from the weather; one size matches all JoJo pumps so bear this in thoughts when planning your installation, especially if you do not want the pump cowl to be seen.
Submersible pumps are an excellent option when noise is a factor to consider. These pumps are installed contained in the tank, which means the water serves as a ‘silencer’ – JoJo might be launching a new vary inside the subsequent few months.
Get an electrician to install an out of doors plug point where the tank might be positioned.
For more DIY tips and product info, go to jojo.co.za