A water tank is something that will not be overlooked again in all new constructions, including new constructions for spas or swimming pools. However, if a spa or a swimming pool requires remodelling, a rainwater tank isn’t a necessary requirement. There are various things to consider when selecting a water tank. They include:
The problem is, rain is seasonal and in the dry periods our roofs are likely to be contaminated with other factors such as tree leaves and branches, animal droppings, and dust. If this issue is not addressed during the rainy season, the water collected will be contaminated and not safe for drinking. Fortunately, there is a recommended way for reducing these contaminants. First Flush Diverter is a perfect way of eliminating these contaminants.
The BASIX® certificate doesn’t give guidelines about the use of this equipment, but it’s actually a very important addition when it comes to rainwater tank installation. Some of the advantages of this device include: - maintaining the cleanliness of the tank, increasing the lifespan of the pump and internal appliances connected to the tank.
How First Flush Diverter Works?If you are living in a region where there are many trees, then you need the assistance of the gutters and valley leaf guard to support this system. Also, if your home is situated in Bush Fire Prone areas, the gutter and valley leaf guards are a must have and they must be fire resistant or none combustible.Given that BASIX® certificate only give guidelines about the volume of the new house water tank; the type of the rainwater tank can be based on:
The BASIX® certificate centre takes all these issues into consideration to try to come up with the best rainwater tank that suits your needs.
Water tanks have many advantages including: