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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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Stormwater Detention: Council Requirements for Residential and Property Development

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Local councils require stormwater detention for residential development throughout many built-up areas in Australia. This article will look at why this is necessary in developed areas, general requirements you might need to meet, and how you can comply water detention requirements. What is Stormwater Detention? As resi ...

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Installing Backflow Prevention Devices for Plumbed-in Rainwater Tanks

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When plumbing in a rainwater tank, a typical setup is to connect mains water to it as a backup water supply. When your tank runs dry, a rainwater to mains water switch can flip over to your mains water so that toilets and washing can continue without issue. Connecting to your mains water supply means ...

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How to Install Underground Poly Water Tanks

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Underground water tanks are great if you want to harvest rainwater and not have valuable surface space being taken up. Team Poly’s underground water tanks are made in Australia according to a patented and leading German-engineered design that provides optimum strength and optional self-cleaning filter. Please refer t ...

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Narrow Water Tanks for Smaller Properties and Shrinking Lot Sizes

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According to the 2016 State of the Land Report submitted to Australia’s federal government by The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), lot sizes continued to fall in urban areas around Australia. Major cities and regions reported on (Sydney, South-East Queensland, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne) are all, f ...

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