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What to Look for When Buying Rainwater Tanks

May 19, 2013

With the abundance of water tanks for sale in the market, some consumers may find it a bit difficult to decide which one to buy. The demand for rainwater tanks has prompted an increase in the supply of these products, and thus you may find yourself struggling to decide which one among the many choices is the right one for you.Apart from their material, sizes and shapes, is ther …

3 Tips to Choosing the Ideal Water Storage Solution for Your Space

Sep 28, 2012

Drought. Water main disruption. Power Outage. We may not be able to avoid them, but we can prepare for them. Human-error and natural disasters can mean no access to power or water supply for days, even weeks, making it essential to prepare while we still can.Smart people have medicine and survival kits, food stowed away in their pantries, and power banks frequently charged. The …

QLD Government Rainwater Tank Strategy

Posted by Media Release by The Water Tank Group 26 July 2012 on Jul 27, 2012

Rainwater Tank Facts Since rainwater tanks were included in new homes in Queensland it is estimated that every year over 21 billion litres of water will be stored and used. This means 21 billion litres less of water to be supplied from expensive infrastructure and 21 billion litres less water to be dealt with in our stormwater systems. By 2056, data from the Queen QWC estimat …

Rainwater Tanks in South Australia for Water Conservation

Mar 06, 2012

ABS Report on Household Water Consumption and Conservation Actions in South AustraliaA recent article from the Australian Bureau of Statistics tracks the trends for water usage inside and outside the home by South Australian consumers.It notes that the use of rainwater from water tanks was a primary water saving method reported by South Australia's households in the twelve mont …

Incorporating Water Tanks in Building Design

Nov 23, 2011

Incorporating water tanks in building design is often one of the more challenging aspects of designing more environmentally friendly buildings. Large amounts of rainwater storage pose structural, space and aesthetic challenges. Fortunately the rainwater harvesting industry has responded with a huge range of rainwater tank solutions including bespoke tanks that can be built t …
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