Choose the right pump on your JoJo tank

Installing a JoJo tank to harvest rainwater or as back-up storage to municipal water supply is the first step in water storage for most homeowners. But once the tank is in place and related, choosing the right pump can be a problem.
Luckily, JoJo has a extensive range of pump options to choose from. Before making your choose, ask your self these questions:
QUESTION 1:
Where is the JoJo set up in your property, and is noise a factor to consider? If your tanks are near a bedroom window and the pump is connected to a bathroom, you don’t need a noisy pump that will wake you up in the midst of the night time if a family member makes use of the loo! The same applies if your tanks are on the property’s borders – indignant WhatsApps from neighbours should not be a part of your water storage journey.
JoJo’s Variable Speed Drive pumps present fixed water strain and boast noise ranges below 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 levels between 60 and 74dB.
Use this handy guide when deciding on your JoJo pump:
Did you know?
JoJo’s Variable Speed Drive (VSD) pumps are excellent for homes with solar power.
QUESTION 2:
What is the pump’s major purpose? If the pump might be pushing water to your dishwasher or washer, then the smallest pump will do. But if your JoJo tanks are connected to your showers and bogs, and an irrigation system on your garden, a stronger pump is necessary – again, keep in mind to contemplate noise levels whenever you set up a much bigger pump. If necessary, select a unique position for your JoJo set up so noise doesn’t turn out to be a problem.
Insane reveals which pump will finest suit your wants. To make the best alternative, count the number of bogs the booster pump must service, and if related to your irrigation system, count the variety of influence sprinklers, pop-ups or misting sprinklers that require a steady push of water.
TOP TIPS
Installation of a booster pump is straightforward, due to a JoJo Pump-to-Tank Connector Kit. Be positive to add one to your basket.
A JoJo Pump Cover is crucial to guard your pump from the weather; one measurement suits all JoJo pumps so bear this in thoughts when planning your installation, particularly if you do not need the pump cowl to be visible.
Submersible pumps are a superb choice when noise is an element to contemplate. These pumps are installed inside the tank, which implies the water serves as a ‘silencer’ – JoJo shall be launching a new vary inside the subsequent few months.
Get an electrician to install an outdoor plug level the place the tank will be positioned.
For extra DIY pointers and product information, visit jojo.co.za
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