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Ku-ring-gai Council Rainwater Tank Rebates

Sep 22, 2013

Rainwater tank rebates are available from Ku-ring-gai Council on Sydney’s north shore. A rebate of up to $900 per residence is available made up as follows: $500 for a new tank over 3000L capacity. For smaller tanks, rebates are awarded on a pro-rata basis. For example, a 2000L tank will receive $333. $200 per internal connection of up to two connections to a toilet …

Can Urban Agriculture End World Hunger

Sep 03, 2013

Can Urban Agriculture End World Hunger
It is no secret that the world’s population is growing exponentially, having increased sevenfold in the last 200 years alone. Furthermore, this tendency is predicted to continue; especially with rising global health standards and overall life expectancy. The boom in the earth’s population inevitably puts a strain on the resources needed to keep all those mouths fed, both env …

What Size Tank Should I Buy?

Aug 30, 2013

So you have decided you would like a rainwater tank? Or you think you might like to have a rainwater tank – but you are not sure where to start or what to do? The best solution for you and your home will be determined by what you want to use the water for, the look/style of your home, your personal tastes and your budget. So let’s get started.What do you want to use the ra …

Rainwater Harvesting: A Beginner's Guide | Waterplex

Aug 03, 2013

In Australia, the average family uses between 250,000 to 300,000 litres of water yearly, with more than 50% flushed down the toilet and used for garden watering. That’s a lot of potable water that can actually be replaced by rainwater, potentially saving millions of litres a year. It is for this reason that many families are now opting to harvest rainwater in durable water ta …

4 Common Causes of Leaking Tanks

Jul 10, 2013

Water tanks are your alternative source of water when the main line goes down, so they need to be reliable and available when you need them the most. For some, rainwater tanks are even used as a mains supply. While today’s modern tanks, such as steel rainwater tanks are durable and dependable, sometimes natural causes and even human errors result in their damage. And when th …
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