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WMO annual report highlights inconsistent weather

The World Meteorological Organisation's latest annual report has been delivered, and the news is unlikely to surprise anyone closely watching their water storage.

By |March 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Changes afoot for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

As governments debate solutions to the water crisis in far west NSW, the situation in Broken Hill is becoming more concerning.

By |March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australian innovation in water conservation

Australia has a history of water conservation innovators, and the latest invention out of SA could have an impact on bushfire response nationwide.

By |March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

As El Nino retreats, could La Nina be on the way?

As the El Nino weather pattern starts to decline, La Nina may be just over the horizon. Are you equipped to make the most of increased rainfall?

By |March 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding Australia’s changing weather patterns

The changing Australian climate has an impact on more than just the temperature. Is your water storage solution ready for shifting rainfall patterns?

By |March 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calls to expand NSW BASIX system nationwide

After a successful 12 years, calls are being made to roll out NSW's Building Sustainability Index across the entire country.

By |March 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heavy rainfalls to top up sinking water reserves

Heavy rainfall in some Australian states will hopefully go some way towards easing the pressure on the nation's water reserves.

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sydney dry spell set to end in time for World Water Day

Just in time for the UN's World Water Day in March, forecasters say the ongoing dry spell in Sydney is set to come to an end.

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer temperatures hold, but rain relief comes for some

The oppressive summer heat isn’t going anywhere, but tropical rains are pushing from the north to some very grateful areas.

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dry start expected for autumn

With the Bureau of Meteorology predicting a dry start to autumn, perhaps the time is right to consider your water tank storage options.

By |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOM predicts higher-than-average rainfall for Australian autumn

The Bureau of Meteorology's recent weather outlook noted increases in rainfall, meaning some areas throughout Australia may experience drought relief.

By |March 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What constitutes a drought?

How should companies define droughts? We'll provide a rundown of how the Bureau of Meteorology classifies areas of rainfall deficiencies.

By |March 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weather-related health concerns outlined by Climate Council

A Climate Council report looking into the prospective impact on healthcare from escalating climate change contains some troubling predictions.

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How does water scarcity impact the Australian economy? Part Two

In Part Two, we'll discuss how companies participating in miscellaneous industries are addressing water scarcity challenges.

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which parts of Australia are experiencing rainfall deficiencies?

Rainfall deficiencies, many of them quite serious, are persisting throughout Australia, as noted in a recent report from the Bureau of Meteorology.

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How does water scarcity impact the Australian economy? – Part One

Water resources are diminishing, according to figures from various research organisations. How is the Australian economy responding?

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

El Nino: Weakening, but still a concern

When the El Nino cycle is in full effect, Australia can see reduced rainfall, warmer overall temperatures and increased fire danger.

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

New climate outlooks for the months ahead

The BOM recently came forward with new monthly and seasonal climate outlooks for March to May 2016. They offer useful information for a number of businesses

By |March 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Assessing Western Australia’s water storage capacity

Perth is set to experience a dry spell over the next few days, but other parts of Western Australia may receive consistent rainfall.

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Northern Territory’s push for sustainable agriculture

The Northern Territory's agriculture sector accounts for a considerable portion of the state economy. How can farmers make their operations more sustainable?

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How can cattle farmers conserve water?

Cows drink quite a bit of water. How can cattle farmers decrease water consumption while making sure their animals don't become parched?

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cyclone Winston aftermath offers warning for others

Over the course of the past weekend, Cyclone Winston hit Fiji. This category 5 storm, according to Mashable, was the strongest of its kind on record.

By |February 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rainfall predictions for February

A number of Australian businesses depend on regular rainfall, and that's why understanding the forecast is so important over the short term.

By |February 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Perth in the midst of record heat wave

Perth is currently in the midst of a strong heat wave, one that has seen four consecutive days with temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cyclone Tatiana a reminder of benefits of water storage

Cyclone Tatiana serves as a timely reminder of the benefits of water storage systems such as polyethylene water tanks. Storms can provide valuable rainfall.

By |February 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bureau of Meteorology confirms 2015 fifth-warmest year on record

For homeowners, businesses and the agricultural sector, rainfall is essential. This is why drought is so troubling in Australia.

By |February 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Queensland, Northern Territory experience flood warnings

Queensland and the Northern Territory have been experiencing heavy rainfall, leading to flood warnings in rivers throughout select areas.

By |February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why water tank owners should be aware of the perihelion

The perihelion is the point at which the earth is closest to the sun. The event often coincides with strong heat and ultraviolet radiation, which can damage some equipment.

By |January 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Western Australia to receive consistent rainfall over the next week

Western Australia is due to experience consistent rainfall over the next week. However, will thunderstorms and frequent rains continue in February?

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia’s water restriction levels explained

Regional councils and water utilities throughout Australia impose water restrictions during times of severe drought. Read on to learn more.

By |January 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adelaide water tank owners may receive late-week rains

Adelaide may experience thunderstorms later in the week, but will the rest of South Australia encounter consistent rainfall as well?

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Claiming a rebate on your poly water tank

Many states in Australia reward people and businesses for helping to conserve water through their poly water tanks with an attractive rebate.

By |January 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

December rains fail to end Australia’s drought

Rainfall brought much-needed water to many parts of Australia, but it wasn't enough to end droughts throughout much of the country.

By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rainfall relieves drought-effected areas of Queensland

Queensland experienced substantial rainfall at the start of the month, relieving drought-affected farmers of last year's harsh, dry conditions.

By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Snapshot on ACT: Buying a poly water tank in the capital

If you're looking to buy a poly water tank in Canberra or elsewhere in the ACT, here's a quick guide to rainfall patterns in the nation's heartland.

By |January 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will 2016 be another hot, dry year?

2015 was the fifth-hottest year Australia has experienced in recorded history. Will 2016 offer more rainfall and cooler temperatures or will the situation remain unchanged?

By |January 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

El Niño to bring a hotter, drier 2016 across most capitals

What will 2016 bring in Australia? Sky News found that we can expect drier and hotter months to come in the majority of our capital cities.

By |January 7th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adelaide feels the heat

We can sometimes be surprised by how quickly things can heat up Down Under, and by the impact UV rays have on our outdoor properties.

By |January 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Slimline water tanks: Saving space and money

Australians are favouring life in smaller spaces, like apartments, making slimline poly water tanks a perfect option for all types of people.

By |January 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How hot will your Christmas break be?

Christmas has finally arrived, and it's a wonder whether Australians will experience intense heatwaves during this festive season.

By |December 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments