Types of water storage vessels
Installed above or below ground
When planning the installation of a rainwater tank, it is important to consider where it can be located on your property. In many cases tanks are installed above ground, especially when the tank is being installed alongside an existing dwelling. However installing the tank underground can be a good space saving solution. Click here for more information.
Tank materials - selection criteria
When determining the type of tank to install, consider:
What ground surface preparation is required
Whether the vessel can be installed above or below ground
How easily the material is to repair
What manufacturer guarantee is available
An overview of types of tanks available
An ideal in-ground solution. Feature load bearing tank lids, so they can be installed under garages or driveways. Click for more information.
Extremely strong tanks with polyethylene tank linings to prevent corrosion and ensure water quality. Click for more information.
Popular due to its lightweight material which makes for easy site preparation and installation. Poly tanks are now the most common for household use and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Click for more information.
Corrosion resistant and sturdy, fibreglass tanks are a relatively expensive but long-lasting option. Click for more information.
Bladders & other new innovations
New space saving bladders and modular storage systems have been developed in recent years. These water storage vessels provide wonderful solutions, particularly for urban areas. Click for more information.
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