Water Storage & Rain Harvesting

Simple Test: Will Algae Grow in Your Water Storage Tank?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 2:25:53 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Eliminate Algae Growth in Water Tanks

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Water storage tanks can often be exposed to extreme sunlight which encourages algae growth. This quickly leads to polluted water that cannot come in contact with a human or an animal without causing harm or sickness. This would include everyday applications such as drinking, washing the clothes, playing in sprinklers on a hot summers day. The bottom line is, once algae grows in your water storage tanks, the water basically becomes useless if you are a long way from a water source.

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3 Ways to Eliminate Algae Growth in Water Tanks

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 8:31:15 AM / by Calvin Symington posted in Eliminate Algae Growth in Water Tanks

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Water storage is becoming more and more important to the environment. Water is the most important natural resource we have, so harvesting and storing rainwater to preserve it, is a must. One of the most common problems you will run into when storing rainwater is the algae growth in water tanks . The presence of algae growth in water tanks will make your harvested water nearly unusable. Algae is a bacteria that can carry toxins that are harmful to animals, humans and plants.
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