Plastic Water Tanks For Irrigation, Why Install A Plastic Tank?
Plastic water tanks for irrigation are available in a wide variety of capacities and sizes for the storage of water for irrigation. Larger irrigation systems generally require high flows of water than is available directly from the mains water supply, so the irrigation storage tank acts as a buffer for when this is needed.
Why use plastic water tanks for irrigation water storage?
Water storage tanks are available in many shapes, colours, or sizes for irrigation. They can be vertical, horizontal or slimline for above ground installations or underground where the tanks need to be buried. Plastic water tanks often preferable due to their durability and ease of installation. Corrosion or rust can occur with water storage tanks made of steel – one clear advantage of plastic water tanks.
Do irrigation tanks need to comply with Fluid Category 5 regulations?
Irrigation tanks often will need to comply with Standard water tanks often don’t comply with fluid category regulations for connections to the mains water supply. The Water Supply (Water Fitting) Regulations 1999 requirements are to protect water from the water tank being drawn back into the mains water supply through the means of backflow prevention devices on the tank.
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