Articles for: Tank Accessories

Why State Government and Councils Require Water Tank Screening

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In Australia, states require you to screen all entry points to on your rainwater tank. In Queensland, local councils may fine you several hundred dollars for failing to screen your tank. South Australian government advise when planning for rainwater use, the inlet and overflow of the rainwater tank must be fitted with ...

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Fixing and Preventing Rainwater Tank Overflow Problems

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Installing screening on your tanks is a necessity and council requirement to keep out mosquitos and insects from your tank. Yet, screening can introduce new problems that tank owners should be aware to. Without proper tank maintenance to clean out strainers and unclog screens, water might end up overflowing from the to ...

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3 Benefits Water Pressure Pump Covers Provide

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Water pressure pumps cost a few hundred dollars and they often need to be placed in an outside area. While many pumps are made to function in the open, without any protection they will be hit with the Sun’s harmful UV rays, soaked with rain and hail, and face the extreme weather which hits Australia. ...

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Leaf Screening: Gutter Guards vs Rain Heads

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If you will be harvesting rainwater from your roof, then you might be wondering how to guard against leaves, insects and debris entering your water supply. There are solutions like water diverters, which work great and should always be installed. Screening prior to water entering your pipework also makes sense. This ar ...

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Benefits of Rain Heads When Harvesting Rainwater

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If you have trees surrounding your home or roof capture area, then leaves will no doubt fall or be blown onto there. When it rains, water washes these leaves, as well as sticks, insects and other matter into gutters and downpipes. Unless guarded against, such matter will wash into the pipework and potentially end up ...

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