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Configuring Li-Lo Underground Tanks as a Stormwater Detention System

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Many councils and local authorities require new homes to install detention tanks to capture and temporary hold stormwater. Once captured, this water is slowly released into the stormwater drainage network which helps to protect against flash flooding in local areas. National Poly Industries sell Li-Lo underground water ...

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Installing Li-Lo Flat Underground Water Tanks

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Underground water tanks are a great way to harvest rainwater without consuming your above ground property space. National Poly Industries’ Li-Lo underground poly tanks offer an innovative flat design only requiring shallow excavation. They are manufactured in our Australian facilities according to a patented and lead ...

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Poly Tanks with Lids and Internal Supporting Poles

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When looking to purchase a poly tank it goes without saying that you want to install one designed to last. Ensuring the tank you purchase complies with the Australian poly tank standard for storing water and chemicals (AS/NZS 4766) is a good step. Sometimes this isn’t enough however and there are features which aren ...

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Which Size Water Tank Should I Buy?

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Rainwater is a valuable natural resource in Australia and the opportunity for harvesting it will vary depending upon your location. Thankfully, many developed properties have access to a reticulated (mains) water supply. You may not need to harvest rainwater, nonetheless mains water usage can be lowered by installing a ...

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Steel vs Concrete vs Fibreglass vs Poly Tanks

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Which Water Tank Material is Best? Rainwater tanks come in a lot of different sizes, shapes and materials. This article covers some advantages and disadvantages of the most commonly used materials in rainwater tanks. Decide for yourself which type of water tank best suits your needs. Fibreglass Water Tanks Fibreglass ...

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Should You Buy a Standalone Water Pump or Rain-to-Mains System?

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Deciding what water tank to buy can be a hard decision, especially for those who like to do some due diligence and first research. Add into the picture you will need the right water pump to deliver the necessary water pressure. Matters then become even more complicated when one considers a fuller solution such as ...

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Choosing a Water Pump for Your Rainwater Tank

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If you want access to your rainwater from different locations around your property, then you will need a water pump. Choosing the right pump might seem like a difficult decision, but this article is intended to give you a better understanding of pumps to help make your decision easier. Water Pump Considerations There a ...

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Is Rainwater Tank Sludge Harmful to Water Quality?

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If you own a rainwater tank, proper tank maintenance procedures recommended by the Australian Health Department include inspecting inside your tank every 2-3 years for sediment build-up. This sediment build-up is normally comprised of organic matter such as leaves which turns into a slimy biofilm layer at the bottom of ...

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