Articles tagged: Water Tank Cleaning

Is Tank Sludge Harmful to Rainwater 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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How to Clean Sludge Out of a Rainwater Tank

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As part of proper tank maintenance procedures, it is often advised that tanks being 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

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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 rainw ...

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Maintain Quality Drinking Water with a Tank Self-Cleaning System

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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, bit of leaves and debris that manage to find their way into your ...

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