Tanks - 22 February 2023

Different types of water tanks? 6 Useful Tank Designs

What are the different types of rainwater tanks available in Australia?

#1 Slimline Water Tanks

A slimline rainwater tank is has a slim profile. The width of slimline water tanks is usually created to allow the tank to fit in narrow spaces and down the side of your house or residential property development.

#2 Round Water Tanks

With a round-shaped water tank, water can only transpire in a circular motion, permitting the fluid to be directed down to the bottom without any constraints. This means residue remains in the centre of the tank and not at the top or the bottom.

#3 Corrugated Water tanks

Corrugated water Tanks, Constructed With Steel Panels. Corrugated steel tanks help with rainwater collection, water storage for fire suppression, irrigation, and many other bulk water storage applications. Corrugated steel tanks are most often used for large-capacity water storage applications

#5 Underground Tanks

The Underground water tanks work with the gutters on the roof to funnel rainwater into the pipes, which connect the gutters to the water tanks. The water is transported via pipes to the water tanks installed above or below the ground. The captured rainwater is then stored to be used around the house

#6 Low Profile or Squat Tanks

Squat tanks or low profile water tanks are a variation of a rainwater tank; they are used for collecting and storing rainwater as part of a home’s water system.

If you engage with an architect or interior designer, they will usually be able to contact a tank company and get the ideal water tank to suit your home. The slimline tanks are better for residential and come in a huge range of colourbond colours.

BONUS: You will need a water tank pump to ensure that your water gets pumped through properly. A water tank pump (also known as a pressure pump) is needed to use tank water throughout your residence. The pump thrusts the water out of your tank, providing pressurised water at the different tap junctures in your house