Articles tagged: Australian Standards

Australian Plumbing Requirements and Standards for Installing Rainwater Tanks

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Water authorities in Australia are tasked with delivering high-quality water that is safe to drink and use in cooking. To ensure the safety, property owners need to comply with certain requirements and stands when installing or plumbing in alternative water supplies like rainwater tanks. This article examines general r ...

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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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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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