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Why Screening Your Rainwater Tank is Important

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In order to collect rainwater and use it as part of your property’s water system, your rainwater tank needs to have several holes. These generally consist of: Inflow – a hole in the top of your rainwater tank where the water flows in from piping attached to your roof Overflow – a hole at the ...

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What is a Rainwater First Flush Diverter?

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If you are looking to purchase a rainwater tank, then you have probably heard about other tank accessories you might need. One important accessory that helps to keep your rainwater clean is called a Rainwater First Flush Diverter, but what is it? A Rainwater First Flush Diverter functions by preventing the first few li ...

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Main Fittings and Accessories for Your Rainwater Tank System

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In addition to your rainwater tank, there are other plumbing parts and accessories you will need to set up. If you are installing a rainwater tank for the first time in a new home, then chances are you will have little to no idea about what you need. This article will help you understand the ...

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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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