Articles for: Tank Accessories

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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Why use a Submersible Pump in Your Water Tank?

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If you haven’t really considered the water pump to get for your tank, then you are probably researching about different pump types. Since you are reading this article you are probably also wondering what a submersible pump is? This article will clearly explain what a submersible pump is and when it is used enabli ...

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Water Tank Pumps: Suction Pressure & Suction Lift

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If you’re reading this article, then you are likely investigating which water pump to buy for your rainwater tank. You know that you need a pump to pressurise water to where you need it throughout your property or around your home, so then why do pumps list “suction pressure”? Suction may just be somethin ...

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Water Tank Pumps: Rated, Maximum & Normal Flow Rates

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If you a looking to select the best water pump for your rainwater tank then you will see specifications like rated and maximum head and flow rates. What do they mean? What should you look for? Will the pump be adequate for your needs? The focus of this article will explore the question of rated ...

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Water Tank Pumps: Maximum and Rated Head

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If you a looking to select the best water pump for your rainwater tank then you will see specifications like rated and maximum flow rates or head. What do they mean? What should you look for? Will the pump be adequate for your needs? The focus of this article will explore the question of rated ...

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How to Leaf and Mosquito-Proof Your Water Tank

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When you purchase a rainwater tank, and have it plumbed into your house, the last thing you want are leaves or mosquitoes contaminating your tank water. In a previous article we mentioned how rainwater diverters can help to collect cleaner water in an efficient manner. They play an important role in filtering dirty rai ...

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How To Efficiently Collect Clean Rainwater With Diverters

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The traditional system of harvesting rainwater generally consists gutter attached to a roof that channels rainwater into a storage tanks. One innovation to this basic system is the downpipe diverter. This device functions by directing the first litres of dirty rainwater into a water chamber. This chamber normally holds ...

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