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Concrete Storage Tanks – Reasons To Go Square

For many years the standard shape of storage tanks has been circular. Whether it’s small rainwater containers or huge underground storage vessels, the cylinder design has almost become the default, despite the issues the shape can cause when it comes to access, engineering and versatility of use. Square or rectangular concrete tanks though are the […]

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Concrete Water Tanks: Tank Sizes and Benefits

Could a concrete water tank benefit your home or business? We say ‘probably’, since they come with a host of uses. First and foremost, though, they’ll help preserve much-needed water and save you some money in the long run. As you’ll already be aware if you’re an Australian resident, various locations in the country can […]

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How to Make a Concrete Water Tank: A Guide

You’re probably considering a concrete water tank if you’ve managed to happen across this piece here on our site. So, you also probably have a fair few questions you’d like answering – and here on the Versatile Tanks site we’re hoping to answer at least one of them: how to make a concrete water tank. […]

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Concrete Tanks Five Most Popular Uses

If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you’ll know a fair bit about concrete tanks by now. But were you aware there’s a few more than just one type to choose from? The fact is, people demand water tanks for different reasons – and here in Australia we’ve been supplying a range of them […]

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Construction of Concrete Underground Water Tank

Each year, hundreds of people make the decision to have a concrete water tank constructed on their premises. And each year, those same people realise it’s one of the best decisions they’ve ever made. So, if you’re at the stage now where you’re ready to learn more about concrete water tanks, or the construction of […]

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Onsite Detention Tanks: Why Do You Need One?

Do you work on a site that’s prone to storms? If so, then an Onsite Detention Tank (known as an OSD for short) is now a requirement for you. Why? Well, it’s a matter of safety really. OSDs are now compulsory for new or recently-renovated constructions or developments, so it’s important you swot up to […]

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Concrete Tanks: Your Questions Answered

Water tanks are used extensively across Australia for the safe storage of liquid. While they’re often made of concrete, tanks like these can also be manufactured from steel, stone, fibreglass or plastic. A vital addition to your company premises, concrete water tanks, in particular, offer suitable, safe storage for water for everything from drinking to […]

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Concrete Rainwater Tanks: A Guide

Do you remember this guide we produced some time ago now? It offers practical hints and tips on how to store rainwater effectively, looking at the environmental importance of collecting water in this way and a whole host of other benefits. Well, moving slightly on from that guide – and because we know many of […]

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Concrete Tank Construction: Explained

They’re mammoth constructions – and they’re versatile too: concrete fire tanks really do come with a host of benefits. Whether circular or rectangular, they’ll meet the needs of engineers, architects and consultants everywhere. But how is a concrete tank constructed? And how long will it last? To ensure you get all your questions answered – […]

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Concrete Tanks – Your FAQ Guide

A container for storing liquid, a water tank – often made of concrete but also manufactured from plastic, fibreglass, stone or steel – can be a vital part of the community. Providing storage of water for everything from drinking to fire suppression or food preparation, water tanks can also prove a safe and efficient way […]

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Why You Should Install a Concrete Fire Tank

With the size of commercial buildings in urban areas and housing estates ever increasing, so is the inevitable demand for adaptation when it comes to storing water for putting out fires. The fact is, with legislation as strict as it is, you can’t take any chances when it comes to safeguarding your client’s home– and […]

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