Articles about "Water Tank Maintenance"

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How to Clean Sludge Out of a Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
As part of proper tank maintenance procedures, it is often advised that tanks be inspected inside for sediment build-up at least every two years. This article examines tank sludge, how it gets in your tank and more importantly how you can clean it out should you find it in the bottom of your tank. What […]
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How to Clean Inside Your Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
You want to ensure the rainwater collected in your tank remains clean and fresh, especially if used for washing, cleaning or drinking. Properly maintaining the water quality in your tank also extends the life of your tank pump, water filters and household appliances plumbed into your rainwater. If you have had a rainwater tank for several years, […]
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Maintain Quality Drinking Water with a Tank Self-Cleaning System

June 14, 2018
If you have a concrete or poly water tank, then you might be interested to know that a solution exists to keep the bottom of your water tank clean and free of sludge. What is sludge? Sludge is a mixture of sediment, bits of leaves and debris that manage to find their way into your […]
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Proper Water Tank Maintenance for Drinkable Rainwater

June 14, 2018
  Rainwater from your roof is a valuable resource and safe to drink when stored in a properly installed and maintained food-grade rainwater tank. NSW Health stresses the importance of a properly maintained rainwater tank for good quality drinking water. In urban areas, they recommend mains water because often people either do not know how to maintain their […]