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What are the Most Common Tank Designs?

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Many Australian homes and businesses have their own storage tanks – whether that’s for a wine cellar, storing water for dry periods and as a precaution against bush fires, or simply for storage. If you’re thinking of getting a tank for yourself, it pays to research […]

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5 Key benefits of a Versatile Concrete Tank

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** You’ve probably already been sold on the benefits of having your own concrete tank for your home or business. You can use a concrete tank for storage, including waste and rain water for commercial use or fighting bush fires, or use it to create room for […]

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How to Store Rainwater Effectively

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** When the heavens open, everyone runs for cover to stay dry. It’s the perfect time though to be mindful of the precious resource that is falling from the sky and to have a rainwater collection system in place. Whilst you are watching droplets running down the […]

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Answers to your Most Commonly Asked Questions

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Why do I have to store rainwater? Put simply, storing rainwater helps you to save money but also, Australia’s climate means that rainwater is scarce. Store it for your own use for when those dry seasons come along. We have one of the driest continents on […]

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The Pros and Cons of Rainwater Harvesting

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** The latest ‘Water use and Conservation’ report found that 34% of Australian households suitable for a rainwater tank had already installed one. That’s a marked increase from previous years, and one that can be easily explain when you investigate the wide ranging benefits that come with […]

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Huge advantages of owning a Wine cellar

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** One of the biggest benefits of installing an underground Versatile Tanks wine cellar is that it does not encroach on any of your valuable usable land. Versatile Tank wine cellars are designed for overhead loads such as garage slabs, pergolas, garden sheds etc Installing an underground […]

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How do I prevent my concrete tank from floating

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Is there a rule or standard for installation of underground tanks ? The Australian National Water Commission has complied a Rainwater Tank design booklet to assist in answering these often raised queries. These procedures are to be followed if the rainwater tank or any vessel placed […]

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Are all concrete tanks waterproof?

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** Why does my concrete tank leak? Concrete is generally inherently very porous. It’s practically impossible to make an absolutely nonporous concrete where water won’t penetrate even a fraction of a millimeter. Concrete contains pores, which are tiny voids, reside in the cementitious paste and can be […]

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How to make a “watertight” concrete tank?

**Please note Versatile Tanks DO NOT repair water tanks** How to control porosity and reduce permeability and make a “watertight” concrete tank. Premeability and concrete density go hand in hand. Ie for example Versatile Tanks are made using HSC (high strength concrete) 50mpa iinfiltration through HSC is very slow, in comparison to many round tanks […]

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