Articles tagged: Tank Size

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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How to Calculate the Amount of Rainwater You Can Capture

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Calculating the amount of rainwater you can collect is an interesting task to perform when considering rainwater storage tanks. Knowing how much rainwater you can capture provides a good upper maximum limit of water you will need to be able to store, which is often much higher than people realise. Calculating Your Rain ...

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Establishing Rainwater Harvesting Capacity

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Did you know 1mm of rain falling on 1m2 of your roof provides 1 litre of water in your tank? Using the average suburban roof of 200m2, if you receive 500mm of rain per year, then you will harvest 100,000L of rainwater (200m2 * 500mm = 100,000L). This is a conservative estimate—many houses are bigger ...

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