Rainwater tanks help you save water and money
Installing a rainwater tank to use for garden irrigation or topping-up pools can help you save water and reduce the cost of your bill.
Rainwater tanks are regulated through the Moreton Bay Regional, Sunshine Coast and Noosa councils' building/plumbing approval processes. Please contact your local council for advice on rainwater tanks.
- Check if there are any council regulations about where you can put your tank. For example, in some areas there is a minimum distance from the side property boundary.
- There may be other mandatory installation requirements such as mosquito-proof screens, stormwater connections and the fitting of a first-flush diverter.
- Decide whether you need a pump and if so, how you will connect it to your electricity supply.
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