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How has climate change impacted rainfall in Australia?

Climate change is often associated with drier, hotter conditions, but data from the BOM would suggest this isn't necessarily the case.

By |December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why you need a polyethylene tank to resist the sun

Polyethylene water tanks are capable of resisting the negative effects associated with strong UV radiation and extreme heat.

By |December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sydney water tank owners due for plenty of rainwater

Sydney is due to receive consistent rainfall over the next week or so, starting off with a brutal thunderstorm that may cause flash floods in some areas.

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green walls: A unique opportunity for water tanks

Green walls offer a number of environmental benefits, but parties interested in these systems should also be aware of the required equipment.

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia’s hydroponics industry continues to grow

Hydroponics is becoming more popular among Australia's farmers. What are the advantages associated with this practice and where do water tanks fit in?

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 signs that you should replace your rainwater tank

Although many water tanks are built to last, they won't endure forever. Here are three signs that you may need to replace your unit.

By |December 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Severe thunderstorms abate throughout Australia

South Australia and Western Australia had experienced severe thunderstorms over the past couple of days, but such forces have largely dispersed.

By |December 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brisbane area exempt from state-wide drought

While much of Queensland is experiencing severe drought, Brisbane is due to receive plenty of rain over the weekend.

By |December 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can your water tank withstand hail?

Hail storms pose a number of hazards to properities. However, polyethylene water tanks may be able to resist damage when these events occur.

By |December 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could Perth experience a tropical cyclone this season?

Cyclones aren't particularly common around Perth, but the city and surrounding region isn't unfamiliar with these intense storms.

By |December 8th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Despite erratic weather conditions, crops remain consistent

Dry conditions are expected to sweep across Australia, but that doesn't mean some farmers won't experience a profitable harvest over the next few months.

By |December 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

South Australia to experience ‘severe’ heatwave over weekend

South Australia is due to experience a severe heatwave in the coming days. How can the state's residents handle this event?

By |December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

More than 80 per cent of Queensland experiencing drought

More than 80 per cent of Queensland is experiencing a severe drought. What can the state's businesses and homeowners do to preserve water?

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tasmanian residents may find need for water tanks this summer

The chances of Tasmania experiencing bushfires this summer is high in the east coast, but generally moderate across much of the state.

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sydney experiences one of the hottest heat waves on record

Sydney recently experienced one of the hottest days on record. Is this intensity a preview of what's to come in December and January?

By |November 28th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do city dwellers have use for polyethylene water tanks?

People living in cities may be able to reduce their water utility bills by installing rainwater harvesting systems at their residences.

By |November 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 garden vegetables that don’t need a lot of water

Forecasters are predicting another dry summer for Australia. Here are four vegetables you can grow that don't require much water.

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

2 steps to take when faced with a bushfire

As bushfire season approaches, you should be aware of several measures that will protect your property from experiencing damage.

By |November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia expected to see fewer cyclones in 2015-16

Cyclones are staples of the Australian summer, but recent data from the Bureau of Meteorology suggests this season could be moderate.

By |November 18th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What can cattle farmers do to manage drought risks?

The Climate Council expects higher rates of water scarcity throughout Australia. What can cattle farmers do to mitigate the risks associated with drought?

By |November 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 ways to save water this summer

Parts of Australia will likely experience dry spells this summer. How can businesses and homeowners reduce the amount of water they consume?

By |November 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will December bring the rain Australia needs?

Although October was characterised by hot and dry conditions, December may bring the rainfall Australia so desperately needs.

By |November 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hot, dry summer expected across southern Australia

Southern Australia is due for a particularly arid summer. How can homeowners and officials prepare for a wave of possible bushfires?

By |November 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Water usage trends in Australian protected cropping

Protected cropping allows farmers to control indoor environments, dictating how much water their vegetables consume over certain time periods.

By |November 5th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How much water do Australian farms use?

Farm businesses are high users of water. That's why many use a poly water tank to help them secure more of the resource during the drier months.

By |October 31st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 years on: What we learnt from the Millennium Drought

The Millennium Drought left Australia reeling. With severe dry periods occurring almost every decade, we ask: "What have we learnt since 2007?"

By |October 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A third of Aussie homes have a rainwater tank

Around 2.9 million Australian homes have a rainwater tank of some variety, with the ability to harvest, store and utilise naturally sourced water.

By |October 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is it time for a water audit in your home?

A quick water audit can help you gauge how much money you could save by buying a polyethylene water tank. Here's a quick guide.

By |October 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying a poly water tank in Whitehorse?

A possible 7 per cent rebate and good rainfall patterns make buying a water tank in the Melbourne region a sound investment.

By |October 28th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rainfall forecasts released across Australia

Summer is approaching; but before we look ahead too far, how are the rainfall conditions looking for the remainder of the year?

By |October 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Queensland takes action on drought concerns

The government is releasing loan agreements to Queenslanders affected by drought. However, prevention is often better than the cure.

By |October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Deloitte highlights key water issues in 2015

In a recent poll, 25 per cent of surveyed Australians said water prices were too high. What else could be causing water issues across the country?

By |October 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Climate change heats up in Australia

Climate change is a big issue in Australia - and one that's getting more intense. Meanwhile, a good water-storage plan is proving essential.

By |October 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia retains top spot for sustainable building

With our focus on water storage and energy efficiency, Australia ranked the best in the world for building sustainability in the 2015 GRESB Report.

By |October 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 facts about water usage in Australia

Water is a commodity in Australia, with many relying on their poly water tanks for support during the drier months. Did you know these three facts?

By |October 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dramatic shift in El Niño forecasting for the remainder of 2015

The BOM has been forced to change its three-month forecast after just two days, as changes in the local environment make El Niño conditions more severe.

By |October 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOM reveals “spectacular” new weather satellite

There's good news for poly water tank buyers, with a "spectacular new era in satellite meteorology" now up and running.

By |October 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Victoria launches new plan to combat water challenges

Victoria has a new-look team assigned with the responsibility of meeting the state's pressing water-storage concerns. How can you help?

By |October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Queensland’s wild weather calls for quality poly water tanks

North Queensland is a hotbed of wild weather, making it important to aim for quality when buying a polyethylene water tank in the state.

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

3 ways to use the water in your poly tank

How can the water stored in your polyethylene water tank be put to good use? Here are three examples of how you can save water around the home.

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments