Rainwater tanks are a great low-maintenance way to save water, here you can find easy ways to keep them in great working order.
Rainwater tanks are becoming a more common feature in the lower Hunter, with more than 20% of households installing a tank on their property. Rainwater tanks not only save precious drinking water but also have an important role in managing and treating stormwater quality in our communities.
Rainwater is an excellent alternative to mains drinking water, and can serve a number of purposes around the home. Here are just a few ways you can confidently make use of it.
Investing in a rainwater tank means you'll reduce your water bill and help preserve one of our most precious resources.
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Using rainwater can save you money by reducing your water use. Capturing rainwater reduces the load on stormwater systems by helping to reduce what is flushed into drains.
Rainwater tanks save large amounts of water which can be used in the garden or in the home for toilet flushing and/or clothes washing.
Did you know that you can use the greywater from your washing machine to water your lawn?
Our water usage calculator estimates your annual water consumption based on your answers to questions regarding water use in and around the home.