You Can Start Harvesting Rainwater With a 1000-Litre Water Tank
Collecting rainwater for use in your home and garden can save you money and ensures you have enough water for every season. Anyone can harvest rainwater from their roof, and you can start with a small 1000 litre water tank if you have limited space. Get Tanked Water Tanks supplies a range of high-quality polyethylene and steel water tanks in Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland, Australia.
About Our Water Tank Sizes
Water tanks come in many shapes and sizes, and understanding their approximate water capacities can help you choose the best one for your needs. Before you buy one, you need to know more about our small, medium, and large rainwater collection tanks. Our range includes:
- Small and medium water tanks. Small water tanks that hold from 100 to 1000 litres are perfect for collecting enough water to support a single-family household. A medium-sized 2500-litre water tank is ideal for supporting daily household water requirements. A slightly larger 5000-litre water tank stores enough water for additional uses, such as topping up the pool or washing the cars.
- Large water tanks. Our large rainwater collection tanks can store anything from 6000 to 25000 litres of water. These tanks are ideal for remote areas that require an additional water supply beyond the main connection. A 10000-litre water tank is typically over two metres in diameter and height and requires enough space for comfortable installation. We also stock squat rainwater collection tanks that fit under covered storage areas.
- Extra-large rural tanks. Steel water tanks allow you to collect much more water than their polyethylene alternatives and are ideal for commercial farms and rural households with limited water supply. Our extra-large 26000-litre to 200000-litre water tank range comes with a 10-year construction and 20-year corrosion warranty. These tanks may take longer to deliver as they are made to order.
How To Calculate the Water Tank Size You Need
Choosing the right tank size helps you make the most of the available rainwater in your area, collecting what you need and using it efficiently. Here are a few factors that will influence what water tank size you choose for your home or business and how to get the right one for your needs.
- Your water usage and needs. If you have always used mains water, you may not know how much water you use on a typical day. The average person uses about 200 litres of water per day, and you can estimate your water consumption by multiplying the number of people in your household by 200. You can find out more about calculating water usage for toilets, washing machines, and gardens on our FAQ page.
- Rainwater harvesting capacity. Multiply your house length by its width to get the approximate area of your roof in square meters. Then apply this formula to determine how much rain you can catch: 1 sq metre of roof x 1mm of rain = 1 litre of water. Use the average rainfall data for your area to determine how many millimetres of rain you should receive each month.
- Space constraints. If you don’t have enough space for a large 100000-litre water tank, you may need to consider a smaller one even if your water usage needs are high. Round tanks often take up the most space, while slimline tanks tend to be more compact and better suited to urban and suburban use. Before buying a large tank, remember to consider any obstacles that may block access to the desired installation area.
- Using many tanks together. You can connect multiple water tanks for increased water storage capacity. Using a 50000-litre water tank on either side of a pitched roof instead of a 100000-litre tank that collects water from both sides can reduce the piping requirements. An additional storage tank can also serve as a backup water supply in case anything goes wrong with your first tank.
Explore the Get Tanked Water Tanks Range
Get Tanked Water Tanks supplies a wide range of high-quality food-grade polyethylene and steel tanks in Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, and ACT. Our professional team will gladly help you choose the right tank for your rainwater collection needs. Contact us for more information.
The 1000 litre water tank is a really important tank for residential homes and inner-city homes.
This tank often has a slim width allowing it to fit down the side of smaller homes easily. The 1000 litre water tank is a real hit with smaller units and duple style homes. This tank will fill quickly with water coming from the roof.