You will be the first to know when your tank water needs cleaning. Water discolouration, foul odour or taste are all indications that your tank water is not healthy and requires attention. Preventative maitenance and cleaning of your rainwater system can avoid reaching this unpleasant situation.
During our tank maintenance service we check the sediment/sludge level at the bottom of the tank. We then recommend tank cleaning, if required. Some reasons why tank cleaning is necessary:
The frequency of tank cleaning & de-sludging depends on the individual tank location as many different factors affect the water quality in rainwater tanks. Generally this is every 2-3 years as recommended by the Australian Government Environmental Health Council (you can find a document link on our Resources page).
Our comprehensively researched and tested equipment is designed specifically for the urban environment We can access most tanks located in residential properties - even small blocks - as well as servicing larger rural and commercial rainwater storage systems.The cleaning process typically includes:
If you are using your tank water for drinking*, laundry, internal plumbing connection or irrigation, water filtration may be necessary to improve the water quality and avoid problems associated with tainted water.*Please note: We do not recommend drinking tank water when a potable supply is available unless it is appropriately filtered to remove potentially harmful contaminants.
Water Tactics help you ensure your tank contains only plentiful clean, fresh rain water.
Call 07 3324 8774 or contact us to arrange cleaning your rainwater tank.