Nov 11, 2021 9:05 pm
Hi everyone, Can someone please recommend me the size of rainwater tank. I'm building a new home and roof size is 385m2 (colourbond roof) and council design guidelines requires a new rainwater tank. They are suggesting 4000L tank, which I reckon is very large.
Can you please throw some light on selecting the right size tank? or is there anyway we can reduce the size of the size? (obviously not by reducing the size of the home, ha ha)
Re: Rainwater Tank, VIC2
Nov 12, 2021 12:10 am
Size depends on the amount of space you have and the utilisation. Often it is better to have 2 or more smaller tanks. 5,000 L tanks are mass produced and usually cheaper than 4,000 litre tanks.
You can save heaps on everything if you do some homework and get good advice but you also need to know what to avoid. Check some of the rainwater harvesting threads in Eco Living and the odd refugee thread like this one but found in General Discussion.
This thread belongs in the Eco Living forum.
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