Articles tagged: Water Quality

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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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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Choosing a Septic Tank System to Store and Manage Sewage

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If you are a reading this page, then you are likely wondering what a septic tank system is, why you would need one. Or perhaps you are looking to buy and are researching options. This article aims to explore and answer all these questions in a succinct manner. Why are Septic Tank Systems Required? You ...

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Properly Screening Your Rainwater Tank – Rain Heads, Leaf and Overflow Strainers

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To protect the quality of water in your rainwater tank you will need to screens and strainers to filter out debris, insects and mosquitoes. This article looks at the types of screens and strainers you can install on your tank to help keep your water clean. Rain Heads (Leaf Eaters) Rain heads, also known as ...

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