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Not just good looking tanks
An increasingly necessary aspect of modern architectural design is rainwater storage, whether assisting the star rating of a building, satisfying building legislation, storm water mitigation or rainwater for internal fixtures, Tankworks can help with advice, design and execution of rainwater storage and supply. As part of our experience we understand that architects are the backbone …
Rainwater Harvesting Association welcomes Senate Enquiry to non-conforming building products
Quality standards for materials in the building industry are not being enforced and poor quality materials are being used on new homes. The Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia joins the Housing Industry Association in welcoming a Senate Enquiry into non-conforming building products. The rainwater harvesting industry is under pressure to drop standards to compete with …
Water Saving Infographic
Check out our Water Saving Infographic which highlights some interesting Australian water facts. Did you know that Australian households spend approximately $15 billion dollars on water a year, paying on average $2.97 per thousand litres. This infographic will help you put water into perspective.    
Garden Beds Website
We’re excited to announce that our new Garden Beds website is finally up. Here we hope you find and enjoy some handy tips to help you maintain and care for your garden. Here you will be able to browse our Made to Measure Garden Beds range and even make a purchase online.  There’s plenty to discover if you …
Salvation Army – Transition to success program
Tankworks proudly supports the Salvation Army & Western Districts Youth Justice Service Centre  with the ‘Transition to Success’ (T2S) Program. This is an alternative way to to help youth improve literacy, numeracy and gain a recognised certificate in a specific area. Nine people from the Youth Justice and Education in QLD are currently enrolled in a …
Assessing the value of rainwater tanks in Perth
An investment analysis of rainwater tanks installed by Western Australian householders has revealed a general increase in house prices after tank installation but questioned the focus of rainwater tank rebate programs. In a paper titled The capitalized value of rainwater tanks in the property market of Perth, Australia, published in the Journal of Hydrology, CRC …
Choosing the right location to install your tank
Think rainwater tanks and visions of … suburban houses spring immediately to mind. That’s right. Once the enduring image of rural Australia, rainwater tanks are increasingly becoming synonymous with urban homes across the country thanks to greater awareness of the need to conserve water. This water can be used for toilet flushing, laundry, garden irrigation …
No place like home for rural fire brigade
DAVIES Creek Rural Fire Brigade volunteers celebrated the official opening of their brand new shed on April 11. After 12 years the rural bridge of 35 volunteers has a place to call their own. The shed will house their medium and light attack truck, hold training sessions and act as a control centre for the …
Why we need rainwater tanks in periods of high rainfall
It’s generally obvious that using the purpose of a rainwater tank is to conserve water, and in most applications this allows you to save the water for times when it’s not raining as much.  This use of rainwater is perfect for things like garden use, and washing houses and cars.  You don’t need to water …
Anzac Memorial Opening
Tankworks is proud to be a part of the construction of the Anzac Memorial in Wacol, QLD in honour of our Anzacs. A 22,500L Round Water Tank (Galvanised) and 5000L Slimline Water Tank are installed to help irrigate the lovely grounds that will be used in remembrance. The site is adjacent to the old Wacol Army Barracks and …
5,000 Poppies
You may remember our friend and premiere landscape designer Phillip Johnson of Phillip Johnson’s Landscapes who had made history with his design Trailfinders Australian Garden at the worlds famous RHS Chelsea Flower & Garden Show back in 2013. He had featured a Tankworks Galvanised Round Water Tank as part of his design where he was …