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Onsite Detention Tanks: Why Do You Need One?

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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 […]

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Concrete Tanks: Your Questions Answered

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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, […]

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Concrete Rainwater Tanks: A Guide

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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 […]

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Concrete Tank Construction: Explained

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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? […]

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Concrete Tanks – Your FAQ Guide

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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 […]

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Concrete Tanks for Storing Dangerous Chemicals: A Guide

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** If you work with dangerous chemicals and or goods, then you’ll know only too well about the rules and regulations surrounding this issue. Here in Australia, a substance or article that can be found listed in the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code is one you need […]

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Why You Should Install a Concrete Fire Tank

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** 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 […]

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How to Build a Wine Cellar

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Want to save some money by crafting your own wine cellar? You’ll have more spare cash to spend on wine, we say! To help you, we’ve created this handy guide to making your very own storage area – a space that’s just perfect for all your […]

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Why you should only use a concrete tank to store drinking water

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Any water that is stationary will eventually become stagnant and undrinkable. How water is stored and its temperature will determine how long the water stays healthy and drinkable.Spring water is often considered as the best water you can drink, store your water in an underground concrete […]

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How to Install a Concrete Tank

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** A concrete tank has many uses for a domestic or commercial property: storage of water, storage of chemicals and dangerous goods, or a wine cellar are just some examples. With Versatile Tanks, there’s the extra benefit of the tanks being square and rectangular, rather than the […]

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