Water Storage & Rain Harvesting

6 Helpful Tips: Preparing a Base for a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="book"] 2 Minute Read
[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2018 7:47:12 AM / by Rick Weisberg posted in Installing a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Taking the time to prepare a proper base for your water storage tank or rain harvesting tank is critical. I have heard horror stories of people's water tanks splitting and losing a lot of water due to the fact that they did not prepare their base correctly. In this article, you will learn the popular base types and which to choose for your application.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

How to Add an Overflow Outlet to a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="book"] 2 Minute Read
[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2018 9:17:17 AM / by Rick Weisberg posted in Installing a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

I have installed many overflow systems on water storage tanks. While learning the best process, I have also learnt what not to do. Watch my easy-to-follow 6-step guide on how to add an overflow system to your rainwater tank. With the right tools on hand and the correct method, this task is very simple.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

How to Connect a Water Tank to Your Roof for Rain Harvesting

[fa icon="book"] 5 Minute Read
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2018 8:30:01 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Installing a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="comment"] 4 Comments

To harvest or collect rainwater from your house or shed roof, you must have your rainwater tank connected properly. There are several tricks to learn to ensure you filter your water correctly before it enters your tank. In this quick how-to article, I will explain how easy connecting a water tank is when you follow the right procedure and have the right tools. The ultimate goal is to make sure the water entering your tank is as clean as possible.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Rain Harvesting Plumbing: Wet vs Dry Systems

[fa icon="book"] 2 Minute Read
[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2017 7:50:51 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Installing a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

When installing a rain harvesting system, the hardest part to plan is how your plumbing is going to be configured. In this article, you will learn about two popular ways to plumb your water storage tanks so you can harvest rain water the right way. These plumbing configurations are called 'Dry' systems and 'Wet' systems. I decided to gather all the pros and cons of each plumbing configuration to help you make the right decision for your setup.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Quick Guide: How to Install a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="book"] 2 Minute Read
[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 1:00:10 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Installing a Water Storage Tank

[fa icon="comment"] 18 Comments

Once you have purchased your water tank, the next step to consider is how are you going to install it. There are several best practices that need to be considered to ensure your water storage tank is in a safe position. You also should be concerned about how you will be using it. This factor influences what tools you will need and whether you can do this by yourself.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]