5,000-litre water tank – FAQ’s – frequently asked questions on why buy an Enduramaxx 5000-litre water tank (1000 gallons) 5m3. This tank is a popular tank for potable drinking water and rainwater harvesting – for construction, industrial and agricultural water storage. Following is a list of frequently asked questions about these tanks.
Types of 5,000 Litre Tanks
Enduramaxx manufactures a number of 5,000-litre water tanks either as vertical, horizontal, baffled slimline and transport bowser style water tanks for rainwater and potable drinking water which are WRAS approved. Let us run over a few details on each style.
This 5000-litre tall water tank has a diameter of 1.9m, and a total height of 2.3m with 4 flat areas around the top of the tank to mount inlets and overflows too.
What is the price of a 5000-litre rainwater tank?
A 5,000-litre rainwater water tank is £650 + vat which includes a 2” outlet and tap. View these online here
What size lid is on these 5000 Litre Water Tanks?
As standard these tanks have a 620mm dia plastic screw lid. For potable water, these tanks have a non-vented to prevent the ingress of dust and insects, whereas a rainwater or sprayer tank has a vented lid.
How much is a 5000-litre potable water tank?
A 5,000-litre potable water tank is £670 + vat which includes a 2” outlet and tap. View these online here A byelaw 30 kit (byelaw 60 kits or Scotland) helps to meet the requirements of WRAS for potable drinking water. View these online here
Is it possible to get a 5,000-litre low profile tank?
We have a 5,000-litre low profile water tank which is 2600mm dia x 1290mm high – more details are available here
Is it possible to get a rainwater filter for the 5,000-litre water tank?
Rainwater harvesting filters are available for these tanks, these rainwater harvesting filters prevent the leaves and moss from entering the tank and save a build-up of sediment in the tanks. These rainwater filters have 2 inlets for incoming water which are 4? and 6? 450m2 and 800m2 roof area filters.
How is a 5000-litre tank delivered?
The 5000-litre water tank is generally delivered on a small truck, a bin size lorry as standard. If you require a smaller vehicle, specific day or time for delivery, please contact us to discuss.
Is it possible to get larger outlets?
Yes, lager BSP outlets and flanged connections are available, see more details here or contact us to discuss.
Can I be fluid category 5 compliant?
Fluid category 5 fluids representing a serious health hazard because of the concentration of pathogenic organisms, radioactive or very toxic substances, including any fluid which contains– (a) faecal material or other human waste; / (b) butchery or other animal waste; or / (c) pathogens from any other source. Our fluid category 5 break tank for potable and non-potable water are all fully DWI approved and meet the specific requirements of Regulation 31. For cold water storage cisterns and design recommendations for mains supply inlets. Download your copy here.
Can I get a FORS or Hiab offload?
Yes, a FORs and hiab offload is available upon request, please contact us to discuss.
What base do 5000-litre tanks need to sit on?
It is very important that tanks are installed on a surface that is smooth, level, firm and supports the tank completely. A reinforced concrete base is the best solution and be sure to secure tanks and stands. We recommend that your tank base is a minimum of 600mm (24”) larger than the dimensions of the tank and has a minimum depth of:
102mm (4”) for tanks up to 2,500 litres
152mm (6”) for tanks 4,000 litres to 10,000 litres
204mm (8”) for tanks over 10,000 litres
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