Water Storage & Rain Harvesting

Can Water Storage Tanks be Buried?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 8:09:41 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Water Storage Tanks, Water Tank Facts

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Yes. However, a tank that is going to be buried must be built to allow the pressure of the surrounding dirt. In this article, you will learn about two different types of water storage tanks and how they are built to withstand different pressures. You will discover the facts about tanks that can be buried and tanks that can't. It's important you know what a water tank needs to make it safe to install underground.

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Can you drink from Plastic Water Storage Tanks?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 5:48:58 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Helpful Tips, Water Tank Facts, Stop Algae Growth

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Common questions asked in the water tank industry often relate to how pure can your water remain. This is an obvious consideration when you are using your plastic water tanks for everyday family applications. Plastic water storage tanks are used in many ways around a home, ranch or even a construction site. Water storage tanks are mainly manufactured with plastic which is an industry-proven advantage because of its strength. This concept has been around for many years supporting homeowners and ranchers with an extra pure water source they can rely on.

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Will Algae Grow in your Water Storage Tanks? [Infographic]

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 3:25:53 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Algae Growth in Water Tanks, Helpful Tips, Water Tank Facts, Stop Algae Growth

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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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