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Quarantine Station at Manly
Quarantine Station Sydney Harbour National Park Manly is one of Australia’s significant heritage and environmental landmarks preserved within 30 stunning hectares of Sydney Harbour National Park. The Quarantine Station at the North Head side of Sydney Harbour – the port of entry to Sydney – was the first site officially reserved as a place of …
AgQuip Gunnedah
We will be exhibiting at AgQuip from 18th -20th August a show known to be Australia’s biggest showcase of agri-products. This year lovely Gunnedah (once home to some great Australian personalities such as model Miranda Kerr and Rugby player Ben Smith). Come see us at stand R12 and speak to Dave and Daniel for some …
Sustainable buildings are good news for Victoria
The people of Victoria can look forward to independent research that shows Sustainable Buildings will also provide financial relief on water utility bills Independent modelling shows a water saving target of 40% for new and renovated buildings will reduce water use by 28% and in net present values save $4 billion by 2050. This will …
Water Tank Cleaning
Your water tank harvests, stores and provides an abundant supply of fresh, clear rainwater. It is an extremely valuable asset and your protection against rising water prices and any future water restrictions. Like any valuable appliance, your water tank requires some maintenance which is why water tank cleaning should be completed on a regular basis. Water …
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 …