Articles for: Water Tank Standards

Sun Resistance: Poly Tanks and UV Stabilisation

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Polyethylene (poly) water tanks are made of a plastic material. Many have seen the effects on plastic objects that are exposed to the harmful UV-rays of our Sun. Over time, they become brittle, chalk and crack as the polymer elongation drops, that is, the structural integrity of plastic. The natural conclusion, and we ...

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How to Spot a Cheap Water Tank from a Quality Tank

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We have all experienced the salesman who will do or say almost anything to have us buy something. An often used phrase during their pitch is “higher quality”. It is heard so often, “high quality this” and “high quality that” such words often carry little to no substance. Yet, most of us are often willing ...

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Australian Standards for Water Tanks and Tank Installations

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Several important standards apply to rainwater tanks for manufacturing specifications, storing potable water, and plumbing in your tank. This article seeks to explain Australian Standards, who sets them, what they are and which ones you should look for when buying and plumbing in your rainwater tank. What Are Australia ...

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