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Water Tank Installation 101: How to Choose the Right Size

Water Tank Installation 101: How to Choose the Right Size

Rainwater tanks are becoming more than a "nice to have" in South African homes due to ongoing water shortages. If you haven't installed a water tank yet, now is the time. Just make sure you choose one that suits your needs. Below we will explore some factors to take into account when selecting a size.

How Much Space Do You Have?

One of the first things to consider when shopping for a water tank is the amount of space you have for it. Pioneer Plastics tanks range in sizes from 60 litres to 5000 litres. The more water capacity you require, the more space the tank will need.

Consider How You’ll Use the Water

Another thing to consider is how you will use the rainwater collected in the tank. If the water tank is your only source of water and you're not connected to mains, it will need to be large enough to supply you with enough water for everyday tasks such as consumption, showering, laundry and gardening.

The Amount of Water The Tank Will Need to Store

How much water do you expect to flow into the tank? This will be determined by the size of the catchment area, in other words, your roof. The bigger the roof, the more water will flow into the water tank. Also, keep in mind the amount of rainfall you can expect in your area annually.

Are you ready to invest in a rainwater harvesting tank? Then you've come to the right place. Pioneer Plastics offer a wide range of plastic water tanks in various shapes and sizes to suit every household, business or agricultural need. For more information, feel free to get in touch with the team. Or navigate to our online store to order your water tank today!

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