Rainwater Harvesting Series 2

Factors Impacting Your Choice Of Storage Tank

Your tank is the most expensive part of a rainwater harvesting system. Spend time calculating the optimal size needed. These are the factors that will impact your choice:

  • Storage time in the tank
  • Size of the projected area and space available
    (inside and outside the building)
  • Estimated rainwater yield
  • Expected number of days without rain
  • Required water demand
  • Financial resources
  • Number and frequency of overflow
  • Load capacity of the floor slap