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    Water Security Solutions

    Standard Water Tank Range

    The SBS Tanks® Standard water tank range offers water and liquid storage capacities from 12000 litres to 4.2 million litres. Tank panels comprise Zincalume®G300 steel, a continuous hot-dipped aluminium/zinc alloy-coated structural steel and are highly corrosion resistant. Water storage tanks are fitted with PVC liquid storage liners or bladders, suitable for the storage of potable water, effluent, leachate, raw seawater, and other industrial liquids. This prevents stored liquids from making direct contact with the structure, further reducing corrosion risk factors.

    Key features of the SBS® Standard range:

    • Suitable for storage of a wide range of liquids
    • Highly corrosion resistant structure – constructed from continuous hot-dipped Zincalume® G300 steel
    • Liquids are stored in a liner preventing direct contact with tank structure
    • Quick installation and commissioning, with minimal site preparation
    • No heavy duty equipment required for installation.
    • Wind rating of up to 43m per second or 140km/hour (90mph).


    Applications

    SBS® offers a wide range of water and liquid storage solutions to meet the diverse and exacting needs of the mining, municipal, fire protection and commercial sectors, with a focus on working to develop comprehensive solutions that address the need for water conservation.

    Case Studies

    Bulk water storage tank for Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

    The Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality in Gqeberha, South Africa has experienced water challenges for several years. As part of one of nine initiatives implemented by the local district municipality, which comprises Gqeberha and Kariega (previously known as Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage respectively), a 460,000- litre bulk water storage tank from SBS® Tanks was installed.

    Case Studies

    Tank Farm installed to increase bulk potable water storage

    SBS Tanks installed a quick and cost-effective solution to increase bulk potable water storage for the KwaGuqa township, situated west of eMalahleni. The tanks have a combined storage capacity of over 15 million litres and are modular, steel-bolted water storage tanks offering a fast and effective solution for bulk water storage at a community level.

    Case Studies

    Protecting the environment and community at Wuppertal

    SBS was able to install a fire tank and water storage solution at the Wuppertal community in record time while taking into account the environmentally protected status of the Wuppertal community.

    Case Studies

    Keeping Education Flowing at the University of Zululand

    SBS is in the process of designing and installing a 5Ml water storage and treatment plant at the University of Zululand- to help the university overcome repeat water cuts due to illegal connections.

    Case Studies

    MUNICIPAL Water Tanks: SBS Tanks Partners with eThekwini Municipality

    A successful installation of a 50kl pump station tank and a 1.7Ml bulk water storage system for our first collaboration with the eThekwini municipality!

    Case Studies

    Backup water storage tanks ensure continued business operation

    The SBS Group is situated in the same industrial park as the KZN Distribution Centre for a national food and clothing chain. The distribution centre is responsible for the delivery of dry and frozen food goods to stores within the Durban and KwaZulu-Natal region.

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    Water Security: Innovative solutions for effluent water

    Expansion of a packaging and manufacturing operation in Gauteng, South Africa, necessitated the installation of effluent water tanks. The company required tanks to house the untreated wastewater following the washing of printed ink logos and company details off recycled paper and cardboard, to be used as raw materials in the production of new product. The SBS® team worked with the client’s engineers to design the most effective effluent water storage system for the site.

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    Cyclone and corrosion resistant water storage solutions

    SBS® is no stranger to the Mozambican Port of Beira having previously worked alongside consulting engineers in a bid to upgrade the water storage capabilities for potable and processing water and for fire protection reservoirs. Situated on the east coast of Africa, Mozambique averages about 1.5 tropical cyclones a year, and although not often higher than Category 2, these typically cause widespread damage.

    Case Studies

    Harvesting rainwater reduces environmental and economic impact.

    Don’t let the cost or lack of municipal water supply cripple the production or profitability of your business operations. CHEP, suppliers of high-quality pallets and containers, contacted SBS® to design a system to harvest and store rainwater at their Cornubia, KZN site. SBS® devised a compact system to accommodate the limited space available leaving CHEP able to keep operations running for two and a half weeks, even if municipal supply is disrupted.

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