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 RegionalSunshine Coast and Noosa councils' building/plumbing approval processes. Please contact your local council for advice on rainwater tanks.

Helpful tips:

  • 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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