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The type of water tank you require (i.e above ground, underground or bladder tanks)
The size of tank you require
Details pertaining the installation of your water tank
Advice on the possibility of installing multiple tanks
After installation maintenance options for your particular model of tank
and much more helpful advice.
We’re the one-stop-shop for your rainwater harvesting needs…
Willoughby Water Tanks has already spent the time reviewing, testing and collecting all the information you need to make an informed decision about the best option for you. Plus, we are competitively priced to provide you with an installed water tank solution you will be very happy with for many years to come. Rainwater storage tanks in Australia are becoming more of a need than a want. Water tanks allow people to effectively collect and store rainwater for a variety of applications.
If droughts continue, and water restrictions are becoming permanent, more individuals, families and businesses in Willoughby, Australia have or are looking to purchase a water storage tank to harvest their rainwater.
As this demand increases so to do the products available for purchase. Rainwater tanks are increasingly being designed and manufactured to cater to the increasing demands of the consumer.
One increasing frustration with traditional rainwater tanks is the space they take up in your outdoor living area.
Willoughby underground rain water storage tanks
Underground rainwater tanks are hidden and take up less space where it counts, in your outdoor living area.
Underground tanks do not affect your landscaping, and if the lid is reinforced you can even drive over the top of it!
Although the underground option may be more expensive to install, with the need for excavation, the resulting space, increased quantity and improved quality of the water certainly makes up for it. Water tanks allow Australians to effectively collect and store rainwater for a variety of applications in and around your home and business.
As water restrictions are becoming permanent, more individuals, families and businesses in Willoughby have, or are looking to purchase, a water tank to store their harvested rainwater.
There are a wide range of water tanks available for purchase. Click on the links below to find out more about above ground tanks, below ground tanks and bladder tanks.
Willoughby Water Tanks is a division of Willoughby Environmental Plumbing. Willoughby Water Tanks are experienced and qualified to assist with eco-friendly product advice, and installation.
If you are considering purchasing a water tank, please contact Willoughby Water Tanks. One of our qualified eco-friendly plumbers will provide you with the advice you need to purchase the right water tank for you.
Willoughby Above ground rainwater tanks are an environmentally effective medium for collecting and storing rain water.
Rainwater tanks are utilized in Willoughby, Australia not only to reduce mains water use, but for agriculture, watering gardens, in washing machines, flushing toilets, and for drinking. Water Tank Maintenance
Industrial emissions and pollution in highly populated areas can reduce the quality of water harvested by your water tank, these factors you have minimal influence over. Regular maintenance to your water tank and the catchment area is an important process you can undertake to ensure the quality of your water you harvest is not compromised.
Implementing a maintenance program is the most effective method to ensure it is carried out regularly and effectively.
The water you conserve in your rain water tank comes directly from your roof. For the best quality water ensure that your roof, gutters and downpipes are clean at least every six months.
Filters and strainers should be installed and kept clean also.
Inspect your tank structurally ensuring the lid is firmly closed, repairing any holes or gaps. Check for evidence of access by animals, birds or insects. If there is evidence of algal growth, repair and ensure no light access.
Check piping to ensure they are firmly fastened and draining correctly.
The table below will assist you in implementing a maintenance program for the care of your water tank, controlling the quality of your harvested water.
How Often Required maintenance
Every 3 months If your tank has a pump – clean and check the operation of first flush devices
Every 3 months If your tank has a pump – remove the cover of the pump, clean leaf litter and dust
Every 3-4 months Inspect gutters as they are cleaned, if large amounts of debris are present, increase the regularity of your cleaning program.
Clean screens and inlet points
Every 6 months Clear leaf litter and other debris from your roof, check for overhanging branches to be pruned.
Every 6 months Check if animals, birds or insects have accessed the tank, especially in hot weather. If they have close access points.
If mosquito larvae is present contact the health section of your local council for advice on treatments
Every 6 months Check the inside of your tank for evidence of algal growth. If there is, close points of light entry.
Every 6 months Check the tank to see if any general maintenance needs to be undertaken, any defects or repairs to be made to the tank
Every 6 months If your tank has a pump – clean pump filters and strainers
If the pump is loose secure it.
Every 6 months Clean or replace water filters
Every 12 months If your tanks has disinfection systems – replace UV lamps
Every 12 months If you have a below ground tank with mains back-up – get your local plumber to check your back flow prevention valves
Every 12 months Check structure of tank
Every 12 months Check that surface water does not enter during storm events
2 – 3 years Remove accumulated sediment from your tank
As required Check your water quality – if you notice a difference in the quality – get your local plumber to check it out