Most homes have water tanks. They are important storage units that help store water, helping residents in the hours of shortage. In Australia, where wet weather lasts for a long time, residents keep water tanks to store all the rainwater for later usage. There are several kinds of tanks, made with several materials. However, water tanks are primarily built under the ground and above the ground. Above the ground water tanks find more preference because they are visible and easier to maintain.
Water tanks have emerged as a very necessary utility to help save water. At times when governments are openly advocating people use techniques to save water, the countries which receive good rainfall – like Australia – encourage water tank installations and store the rainwater for long-term use. Because water tanks help save water, you will see a direct impact on your electricity bills as well.
There are diverse kinds of water tanks available – each differently caters to the needs of every customer. Steel tanks are highly preferred. This water tank is made of a cylinder of corrugated steel. Because steel tanks are constructed in such a manner that they can easily be installed in narrow spaces. And they look great as above the ground tanks.
Then there is the polyethylene water tank. It’s light-weight and is UV-resistant and rustproof – and is immensely popular with people living in the coastal areas. In design, polyethylene tanks have a cylindrical shape, and the slim modular making helps it to install easily along a fence or under eaves.