Easy Installation of Slim Thin Poly Rainwater Tanks

Installation We can arrange installation of your water tank in the Perth Metro area. Contact us for more information and a quote. We are also able to put a bucket outlet on the tank at your requested height.

Instructions For Thin Tank Rainwater Tank Pad Construction

Instructions For Thin Tank Rainwater Tank Pad Construction
It is important for tanks to stand on a solid base, that will not settle or move when wet. The tank(s) can be laid on sloping ground, along the length of the tank. Surface must be horizontal across the width of the tank to allow the sides of the tank to be vertical.

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1000 litre Tank – Freestanding.

1000 litre Tank – Freestanding.
Mark position of support poles and excavate holes for 65mm x 65mm x 2400 long posts (CO1.1.). Holes to be 300mm in diameter and 600mm deep. Caution: This size may not be large enough in sandyareas. Seek advice from local fencing contractor or a civil engineer. Lay concrete pavers beween holes. Position 100mm PVC sleeves and concrete around outside of sleeves and up to paver. After concrete has set, position tank on pavers and position the posts. Concrete around posts.

1000 litre tank – Wall mounting.

1000 litre tank – Wall mounting.
On an existing pavement, sloping away from a fence or wall, the surface must be built up to ensure the tank face is vertical and the back of the tank is flush against the fence or wall. See diagram. Position first tank on prepared base and fix to fence or wall using bracket WB01 each end. Place brackets approximately 1400mm above base. See diagram. Brackets are required to ensure tank(s) cannot be accidentally pulled over by human effort.

2000 litre tank – Freestanding.

2000 litre tank – Freestanding.
Form and pour 150mm thick concrete slab, 1000mm wide with 150mm overlap on ends. Use F82 fabric placed centrally 75mm above prepared surface. Use a carpenter’s level to make sure the concrete surface is level across the width. Secure tank to the concrete using brackets BS201 – one each end.

2000 litre tank – Wall mounting.

2000 litre tank – Wall mounting.
On an existing pavement, sloping away from a fence or wall, the surface must be built up to ensure the tank face is vertical and the back of the tank is flush against the fence or wall. See diagram. Position first tank on the prepared base and fix to fence, or wall, using bracket WB02 each end. Place brackets approximately 1400mm above base. Brackets are required to ensure tank(s) cannot be accidentally pulled over by human effort.

3000 litre tank – Freestanding.

3000 litre tank – Freestanding.
Form and pour 150mm thick concrete slab, 1000mm wide with 150mm overlap on ends. Use F82 fabric placed centrally 75mm above prepared surface. Use carpenter’s level to make sure the concrete surface is level across the width. Secure tank to the concrete using bracket BS301 on each end.

3000 litre tank – Adjacent to wall.

3000 litre tank – Adjacent to wall.
On an existing pavement, sloping away from a fence or wall, the surface must be built up to ensure the tank face is vertical and the back of the tank is flush against the fence or wall. Provide concrete slabs, 100mm minimum thickness, both ends, for fixing with BS301 brackets. See diagram. Brackets are required to ensure tank(s) cannot be accidentally pulled over by human effort.