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December 12, 2018
SUPER SPECIAL: Buy a 5000G tank and a Davey TankSense for Only $2490 Davey TankSense is an invaluable device that will monitor and track your water resource to ensure supply is always available. To find out more on Davey Tanksense, click here Don’t miss out on this fantastic special on our 5000 gallon tanks. Free […]

Our Specials

December 12, 2018
SUPER SPECIAL: Buy 2 x 5000G tanks and receive a free Waeco Fridge! Don’t miss out on this fantastic special on our popular 5000 gallon tanks. Free delivery to most areas – conditions apply*. Lock in this great price today while stocks last. Call us today or use our online contact form and one of […]

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November 13, 2018
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Round Tanks Large

July 30, 2018
Large Round Rainwater Tanks over 10,000 litres.

Round Tanks Small

July 30, 2018
Small Round Rainwater Tanks under 10,000 litres.

Event Agquip

July 27, 2018
Register for discount voucher for AgQuip event. AgQuip is Australia’s largest and premier primary industry field days and one of the largest agricultural events in the world. The nation’s biggest agricultural event showcases over 3,000 individual companies and attracts over 100,000 visitors from across the nation and overseas. The event runs over three days, Tuesday […]

Stock Water Tank Projects

June 28, 2018
Clark Tanks Support Australian Farmers If you live in the western rural areas of Victoria, NSW or Queensland, then you would be well aware to the importance of having accessible stock water. It can really make or break a person when the Australian weather decides to dry up. Whether you need a reliable water supply […]

Rainfall Calculator

June 25, 2018
Utility tool: Rainfall calculator to calculate amount of rainfall.

Using Groundwater in Farming

June 25, 2018
Often the best source of water is not found on the surface of the land but below ground. Groundwater refers to underground water reservoirs formed from water seeping into the ground from rainwater and surface water sources like rivers and streams. The water collects in porous layers of sands, gravels and rocks called aquifers. Usage […]

Product Colour Range

June 22, 2018
Clark Tanks are available in 32 COLORBOND colours to help you complement your tank to its surroundings.

Slimline Tanks

June 22, 2018
Available in an extensive range of colours, slimline tanks are durable, easy to install and competitively priced
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Choosing the Right Water Tank for Your Available Space

June 13, 2018
When searching for the right water tank, an important consideration is the available property space you wish to dedicate to storing water. Clark Tanks offers a range of rainwater tanks to help satisfy property owners no matter your space requirements. This article will look at some options to consider when buying a tank to meet specific space […]
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Using a Wet System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

June 13, 2018
To harvest rainwater you need to connect pipework to a downpipe from your roof gutter to your tank that water can flow through. Obviously, your tank will remain empty without pipes that lead rainwater into your tank. These pipework systems come in two forms: 1) “Dry Systems” and 2) “Wet Systems”. This article will explain what a Wet […]
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Using a Dry System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

June 13, 2018
Installing a rainwater tank would be pointless if it wasn’t connected via pipes to your roof capture area. To harvest rainwater then, you need to connect a pipework to a downpipe from your gutter to your tank that water can flow through. These pipework systems come in two forms: 1) “Dry System” and 2) “Wet System”. This article […]
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Research on the Effects of Australia’s Declining Groundwater

June 13, 2018
In a related article, we explored the effect of Australia’s water use on river systems. While surface water is impacted, Australia also contains rich reservoirs of water underground. Since we live in a very dry country, groundwater is extensively depended upon across country. This article explores Australia’s declining ground water and the consequence of such. Effects […]
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Australia’s Water Use and the Effect on River Systems

June 13, 2018
Australian households do not necessarily consume the most water. The largest use of Australia’s water resources is irrigation and agricultural purposes, however this ultimately serves the best interests of households who are then able to buy quality food at a good price to put on their table. One might think therefore households can’t make much difference in […]
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Preparing Your Roof Catchment Area for Rainwater Harvesting

June 13, 2018
If you have a house or recently installed a new shed, then chances are you will want to tap into its rainwater harvesting potential. Connecting a rainwater tank at the end of downpipes from your roof is the ideal solution. This article will provide you with information to ensure your roof is adequately prepared and […]
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Harvesting Safe and Clean Rainwater for Your Swimming Pool

June 13, 2018
If you have the luxury of a swimming pool on your property, then you probably become the envy of your neighbours who don’t during the hotter summer months of the year as your family splashes around. What many don’t realise is the amount of time and cost that often goes into maintaining a swimming pool […]
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How to Know How Much Rain Falls in Your Area

June 13, 2018
Rainwater harvested from the roofs provides a high-quality source of water to be used throughout your property for washing, toilet flushing and even safely consumed with proper precautions. When purchasing water tanks for storing rainwater, knowing how much water you can harvest may influence the quantity and size of water tanks you purchase. This article is one in […]
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How Much Rainwater Can Your Roof Capture?

June 13, 2018
Rainwater harvested from the roofs provides a high-quality source of water to be used throughout your property for washing, toilet flushing and even safely consumed with proper precautions. When purchasing water tanks for storing rainwater, knowing how much water you can harvest may influence the quantity and size of water tanks you purchase. This article […]
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Guide for Safely Installing Round Poly Water Tanks: Site Preparation, Tank Delivery and Pipework

June 13, 2018
All Clark Tanks’ poly tanks exceed the Australian Standard for poly tanks, AS/NZS 4766 Polyethylene storage tanks for water and chemicals, which ensures that a poly tank is capable of containing water, liquids for food and beverage manufacture and chemical solutions at atmospheric pressure. While our poly tanks are designed and built to be very […]
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Rainwater Tank Fittings and Accessories: Additional Extras to Consider for Your Water Tank

June 13, 2018
When buying a rainwater tank you will also need fittings and accessories, some are mandatory while others are recommended. The purpose of this article to help you understand what fittings and accessories you should consider for your water tank. Site Preparation While not a fitting or accessory, it is a very important extra to consider doing right, […]
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How to Avoid Problems with Your Poly Water Tank: Examples of Poor Tank Installation and Misuse

June 13, 2018
Correct preparation and installation helps to ensure a long and hassle-free life of your poly water tank. The majority of claims made on poly water tanks are due to incorrect installation or misuse. Many problems could have been avoided if the tank owner adhered to the instruction manual that gets provided with each tank. This […]
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Stainless Steel Water Tanks vs Poly Tanks

June 13, 2018
When looking for a rainwater tank for your property you will find many tanks on the market that are made from different materials. If you have investigated steel tanks in particular, then rainwater tanks fabricated from stainless steel is one that you’ve probably stumbled across. This article aims to provide an analysis of Stainless steel tanks compared […]
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Small Water Tank Options for Storing Rainwater on Limited Property Space

June 13, 2018
The Urban Development Institute released its State of the Land Report for 2016. The trend of lot sizes of new residential land supply continues to shrink with the new average median lot size now 453 square metres across Australia. This is down by 4.3% over 2015, and down 12.2% since 2010. Quick Facts – Shrinking Lot Sizes […]

Water Usage Calculator

May 30, 2018
Total Litres per day: 0 Total Litres per year: 0 Inside Water Usage Water Use Quantity Water Consumption L/day L/year Shower 10L/minute     Bathtub 150L     Dishwasher 30L/load     Front Load Washing Machine 80L/load     Top Load Washing Machine 100L/load     Brushing Teeth with tap running 5L/minute     Drinking, […]
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Rainwater Tanks in Victoria: Government and Council Requirements

April 26, 2018
Installing a rainwater tank on your property to store rainwater collected from your roof is a great way to supply your own water for a range of purposes including washing clothes, toilet flushing and garden use. National Rainwater Tank Requirements The Victorian Building Authority states the 6 Star Standard in the National Construction Code must be complied with when […]
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AQUAPLATE Steel Water Tanks vs Poly Tanks

April 26, 2018
When looking for a rainwater tank for your property you will find many tanks on the market that are made from different materials. If you have investigated steel tanks in particular, then rainwater tanks fabricated from BlueScope’s AQUAPLATE® steel is one that you’ve probably stumbled across. This article aims to provide an analysis of AQUAPLATE steel tanks […]
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How Can I Tell a Quality Water Tank from a Cheap One?

April 26, 2018
Every industry where there is a product or service sold will have those who say their product is better and higher quality. The word “quality” is an easy word to attach, whether it is higher quality produce in burgers and pizzas or better quality electronic devices. Some people don’t mind spending a little more for […]
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Australian Standards for Quality Poly Water Tanks

April 26, 2018
There are a number of Australian/New Zealand standards that you might come across when looking for a poly tank. This article will explore what Australian Standards are and some that anyone shopping for a rainwater or industrial poly tank should be aware of. What are Australian Standards? It is important to understand that Australian Standards […]
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Does Your Poly Tank Comply With AS/NZS 4766?

April 26, 2018
Poly tank manufacturers often state that their poly tank complies with Australian Standard AS/NZS 4766 Polyethylene storage tanks for water and chemicals. To be assured of the structural integrity of your poly tank, it is very important that you confirm your tank is made to meet or exceed this standard. The goal of this article is […]
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Environmental Concerns Over Australia’s Natural Water Supplies and Growing Population

April 26, 2018
While saving money is often cited as a reason for harvesting rainwater, the desire to be more environmentally-friendly – to preserve our precious water supplies for our ecosystems, for recreation and future generations – is the more compelling reason people invest in a rainwater harvesting system.   Throughout Australia today, environmental concerns are at an all-time high. […]
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How to be “Off the Grid” with Water

April 26, 2018
No matter whether you are wanting to save costs or do your bit for the environment, living off-grid, independent of local utilities, in an urban residential setting is possible. In sunny Australia, it is easy to go off-grid with solar, harnessing the sun’s energy to provide us with power and hot water for free, but given […]
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Downpipe “First Flush” Rainwater Diverters

April 26, 2018
Downpipe “first flush” water diverters help to prevent the initial run-off of roof rainwater entering your water tank. This first flush of rainwater often contains debris and leaves amongst other things. Installing a rainwater diverter helps to prevent such debris from flowing into your rainwater tank. Features and Benefits Prevents undesirables from entering your water tank (e.g., sediment, […]
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Becoming Self-Sufficient with Rainwater, Stormwater and Recycled Grey Water

April 26, 2018
If you are considering becoming water self-sufficient, making your house independent from a main water supply, then you will need to do some careful planning. The most important thing is to obviously ensure such is sustainable, that you will have a continuous supply of high quality water supply all year long. Safety Concerns with City […]
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Can Your Family Live Off Tank Water Alone?

April 26, 2018
How much of your family’s water needs can be serviced by rainwater being harvested into a tank? If you are environmentally conscious and contemplating buying a rainwater tank, then you’ve probably wondered about this question. This article aims to help you determine if your family can live off tank water alone. Calculating Your Home’s Water Usage The first thing to consider […]
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Stock Water Tanks and Troughs for Better Livestock Water Quality

April 26, 2018
If you are a livestock producer, then ensuring quality water for your stock is of high priority. Research shows that cattle provided with fresher water will drink more, eat more and ultimately gain weight more quickly. Dams are often a main source of water for livestock. They can be a great way of capturing and storing water […]
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Using Rainwater to Top Up Your Swimming Pool

April 26, 2018
Rooftops gather an amazing amount of water when it rains, yet most of this simply goes to waste as stormwater runoff. Harvesting this water is a great way to keep your swimming pool topped up during the months of summer, not to mention for use in other purposes such as irrigating gardens, washing your car, laundry, and toilet […]
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Is Your Water Tank Built According to AS/NZS ISO 9001?

April 26, 2018
Clark Tanks are independently certified to AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems. This ensures that quality management systems during the manufacture of poly tanks are in place to meet customer requirements and targeted standards, and demonstrates that processes are in place to continually meet those requirements. Why are Quality Management Systems Important? A company that has in place […]
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ZINCALUME Steel Water Tanks vs Poly Tanks

April 26, 2018
When looking for a rainwater tank for your property you will find many tanks on the market that are made from different materials. If you have investigated steel tanks in particular, then rainwater tanks fabricated from BlueScope’s ZINCALUME® steel is one that you’ve probably stumbled across. This article aims to provide an analysis of ZINCALUME steel tanks […]

Galvanised Steel Water Tanks vs Poly Tanks

April 26, 2018
When looking for a rainwater tank for your property you will find many tanks on the market that are made from different materials. If you have investigated steel tanks in particular, then rainwater tanks fabricated from traditional galvanised steel is one that you may have come across. This article aims to provide an analysis of galvanised steel […]
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Benefits of Using Multiple Tanks to Capture Rainwater

April 26, 2018
Once you know how many litres of storage you need for your rainwater system, you might naturally then go looking for the one tank that can store all your water. Having two or more tanks in your rainwater harvesting system however can offer a number of advantages.   If the worst happens and your tank springs a leak or […]
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Water Storage Requirements for Fire-Fighting Services

April 26, 2018
  Bushfires are common in many areas of Australia, particularly in the dry, hot summer season when tinder dry vegetation and extremely hot weather conditions are conducive to runaway fires. If flare-ups are not quickly contained they can quickly get out of control, with devastating consequences. In bushfire prone areas of Australia it is mandatory […]
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How to Calculate Your Home Water Usage

April 26, 2018
Earth’s surface is two-thirds water, 71% to be exact, and of that around 2.5% is fresh water. With such limited fresh water supply, governments invest in desalination plants, recycled water, dams, underground water sources and like. Supplying fresh water on demand is a costly exercise, but a basic requirement for developing societies. In Australia, property […]
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Harvesting Rainwater for Your Home Garden

April 26, 2018
If your home garden is looking a little parched, then a rainwater storage tank is the perfect solution to make sure you always have enough water for your plants. This article will look at using storage tanks for harvesting rainwater to be used in your garden. No complicated plumbing is necessary—water flows from your gutter […]
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More Australian Homes Choosing to Live Off-the-Grid

April 26, 2018
Have you ever wanted to go “off the grid”? Living off the grid means a life that is independent of local utilities, homes that are completely autonomous from municipal services such as power and water. In Australia, almost half a million homes live off the grid when it comes to supplying their own water. These are normally those […]
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Stormwater Detention Requirements for New Homes

April 26, 2018
When building a new home there might be local regulations that require you to detain stormwater. In a related article, we explored stormwater detention and why it is done. This article will help you to work out whether you need to detain stormwater and provide general requirements for new homes. Do You Need to Detain Stormwater? Whether you […]
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What is Stormwater Detention and Why Detain Stormwater?

April 26, 2018
When building a new home, local regulations might require you plan for and detain stormwater on your property. In a related article, we explored whether you need to detain stormwater and common requirements. This article just explains stormwater detention, what it is and why it is necessary for some properties to have. What is Stormwater? Before […]
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How to Link Multiple Rainwater Tanks Together

April 26, 2018
Linking rainwater tanks together is an easy way to increase your water storage capacity without significant plumbing work. This article will explore what options are available when it comes to linking multiple rainwater tanks together and their advantages. Option 1. Linking Tanks to Fill Evenly To link tanks together so that they both evenly fill is […]
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Steel Water Tanks: Galvanised Steel, Zincalume®, Stainless Steel, Aquaplate®

April 26, 2018
Water storage tanks can be found in a range of materials including polyethylene (plastic), galvanised steel, Zincalume®, stainless steel, a combination of steel and poly (Aquaplate®), fibreglass and also concrete. Although Clark Tanks manufacture poly water tanks, because we believe it provides a number of benefits over other materials, in this article we take look at […]
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Does the Sun Reduce the Life of Poly Water Tanks?

April 26, 2018
Poly water tanks are made from a plastic material. Generally, plastic objects exposed to direct or indirect sunlight can display surface chalking as the polymer oxidises. After a period of time they begin to break down, become brittle and crack. UV light also accelerates the fading of colour. So ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the Sun can […]
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Bargaining the Best Price when Buying Your Water Tank

April 26, 2018
There are many myths surrounding the purchase of a water tank, and the cost is often one of those. Purchasing even a very large rainwater tank is often cheaper than people realise. Several factors affect price including whether purchasing a traditional round water tank, a slimline or some other style, the tank materials used, whether you purchase […]
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How to Choose a Water Tank Colour to Suit Your Home or Shed

April 26, 2018
Once you have decided upon the material type of rainwater tank that you will purchase, then you will need to decide upon the capacity size, shape and colour. What water tank colours are available? While steel water tanks are often limited to a steel finish, perhaps in different textures, other materials such as AQUAPLATE® and poly water […]
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How to Calculate the Right Size Water Tank for Your Home or Shed

April 26, 2018
If you’re building new infrastructure on your land, whether it’s a shed, warehouse, barn or other facility, it’s vital you determine the best water supply and storage system solution for your new building. How much water will I need? Your first step is to determine how much water your new building will need. For a […]
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Planning Your Farm Water Storage: An Overview

April 26, 2018
Identifying water storage facilities that you will need is important when carefully planning the water resources required by your rural property or farm. It requires a good understanding of your water sources and their proximity to where you need the water. Careful planning will ensure your water is efficiently stored and easily accessible at the right locations […]
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Water Quality Factors in Farm Stock Water Supply

April 26, 2018
Water supplied to farms whether from surface water sources like dams and waterway, groundwater sources like bore water or rainwater can contain: materials which are physically suspended in the water materials which are chemically dissolved in the waterstock organisms or biological material. Whether or not they will be harmful depends upon the type, quantity and use of your water. While there […]
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How to Calculate Your Farm Water Needs

April 26, 2018
If you run a farming business in rural Australia then obviously it is vital to have a renewable and affordable water supply. You may have access to water on your property, but if it isn’t enough or you need to truck in a lot, then your farming business may not be sustainable. Your first step […]
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Using Surface Water in Farming

April 26, 2018
Surface water is the common term used to describe water that can be found above ground on the land. Common sources include water from rivers and creeks or a water reservoir such as a dam or lake. This water is replenished from rainfall and run-off flowing into valleys and natural folds in the land. Usage […]
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Evaluating the Quality of Your Farm’s Water Sources

April 26, 2018
Water for your property can come from a variety of sources, and its quality will often differ across these sources. So you need an understanding what each of your available water sources would be suitable for based on their quality. In our article Types of Rural Water Sources in Farming we identified a wide range of natural water […]
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Types of Rural Water Sources in Farming

April 26, 2018
Most farms in regional Australia do not have direct access to a town water supply pushing them to consider alternative sustainable sources of water. Water can come from a number of natural sources including dams, bores and aquifers, rivers and creeks, rainwater and stormwater. However the quality of the water varies per source, with some […]
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Carting in Stock Water for Drought Preparation

April 26, 2018
If you have experienced periods of drought as a farmer, then you will understand sometimes your only water source option left is to have water transported to your farm. As rainwater stops falling, dams dry up and groundwater stops being replenished either water is carted in or livestock die. Stock Water Requirements and Costs Stock […]
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How to Calculate Water Storage Needs for Livestock

April 26, 2018
We have compiled the information in this article to help you estimate your water storage needs for stock farms. This cannot replace real world experience in a particular location and place, so should be taken into consideration as best estimate. Water Requirements for Stock The water consumption figures quoted below have a wide range depending […]

ZINCALUME Steel Tanks

April 26, 2018
In 1976 ZINCALUME steel was released and quickly became the preferred choice for steel roofs. This steel is made of iron dipped in a special blend of aluminium, zinc and a little silicon and possessed higher corrosion resistance under aerated non-moist conditions. Since late 2013, a next generation of ZINCALUME steel can be purchased with […]

Stainless Steel Tanks

April 26, 2018
Stainless steel (aka inox steel) is derived from the word “inoxydable”. Unlike other steels, will not readily corrode, rust or stain from moisture. The main difference between stainless steel and carbon steel is a chemical element called chromium. Chromium provides a protective shell the neuatralised oxygen seeping into the metal’s surface and causing it to […]

Rotathene “SUPA UV” Poly Tanks

April 26, 2018
Australia has some of the highest levels of UV radiation in the world, and Rotathene® SUPA UV is at the forefront of UV protection technology. The UV stabilizer is evenly distributed through the Polymer and specified for tanks made in accordance with AS/NZS 4766:2006 standards. Rotathene® is made using SUPA UV technology, providing the highest […]

Polyethylene Water Tanks

April 26, 2018
Poly water tanks are one of the most popular tanks on the market today due to their strength, durability and price. Tanks are fabricated through a rotomoulding process where plastic resin is heated up, rotationally spun inside a cast and then cooled and allowed to set. Poly tanks are either rotomoulded: as two pieces that […]

Galvanised Steel Tanks

April 26, 2018
In the past iron coated in a protective zinc alloy (galvanised steel) was the steel of choice of roofs, sheds and the iconic rainwater tank found in the Australian outback. Today, traditional corrugated galvanised steel tanks also compete against more modern steels such as ZINCALUME® and AQUAPLATE® as well as different grades of stainless steel. […]

Fibreglass Water Tanks

April 26, 2018
Fibreglass tanks are far less common than other types of tanks, however two advantages to fibreglass tanks is that they possess a reasonably high heat resistance and are quite inexpensive. That said, if one can find a local distributor, a limited range of shapes and sizes will be on offer. When being manufactured, fibreglass tanks are made […]

Concrete Water Tanks

April 26, 2018
As concrete tanks are made from poured concrete, much flexibility can be offered according to user requirements, their shape and application. Difficult to access sites, shapes and sizes pose little issue since they are constructed onsite. Concrete tanks are often used for underground cisterns, and for industrial sizes tanks up to around 500,000 litres. The […]

AQUAPLATE® Steel Tanks

April 26, 2018
AQUAPLATE® steel is available in unpainted and laminated/pre-painted COLORBOND® steel forms. In laminated or painted form, the steel is comprised of ZINCALUME® steel hot-dipped in 275g/m2 of zinc. The outer side is laminated or coated with a COLORBOND® colour, while the inner side is laminated with a thin poly coating. In unpainted form, the product […]

Tank Delivery Preparation

April 26, 2018
You will need to arrange sufficient manpower to assist our driver to safely unload your tank/s. Each supplier has different requirements, but for Clark Tanks they are as follows: 225gal – 3,000gal: 1 person required onsite at time of delivery 5,000gal: 2 people required onsite at time of delivery 5,200gal – 7,000gal: 3 people required onsite […]

Underground Tank Installation

April 26, 2018
Since there are a variety of underground water tanks on the market, instructions for installing an underground water tank will differ from supplier to supplier. The following tank installation instructions are for Clark Tanks’ Li-Lo model of underground tanks. Construction Site Under all circumstances, the following points must be clarified prior to installation: The structural suitability […]

Sitting Tank Above Ground

April 25, 2018
Tank places on reinforced concrete slab. Important that slab is level and is at least 200mm greater than the diameter of the tank. Unsupported pipework causes excess strain on fitting and tank wall. Take pipe directly into ground to avoid running over pipe and breaking fitting. To absorb any shocks or movements, insert a length of […]

Site Preparation (Round Tanks)

April 25, 2018
To maximise the life of your tank you can prepare your site as follows: Uniform compaction (free from soft spots) and on level ground Tanks can be either placed on a 75-100mm bed of crusher dust (not sand), levelled, boxed and compacted, OR 100mm thick concrete pad All bases must be at least 200mm greater then the […]

Tank Inlet Strainer

April 25, 2018
Food-approved inlet strainers should be fitting at the top of your tank where rainwater flows in. They allow clean rainwater to pass through while stopping leaves, insects, frogs, mosquitoes and the like from entering your tank. Some strainers come with covers (highly recommended) which stop sunlight from entering your water tank to keep your water algae […]

Tank Inlet Cover

April 25, 2018
It is important that sunlight is prevented from hitting the rainwater stored in a tank. If sunlight can reach your rainwater, then it can create an ripe environment for algae to grow. How can this be prevented, if an opening in your tank is required at the top to allow rainwater to flow in?A simple […]

Water Diverters (Downpipe)

April 24, 2018
Downpipe water diverters help to prevent the initial run-off of roof rainwater entering your water tank. This first flush of rainwater often contains debris and leaves amongst other things and having a water diverter prevents such from entering into your tank water. You can read more about downpipe water diverters in our article here.

Rainwater to Mains Water Switch

April 24, 2018
To ensure you still have a supply of water to your toilet, laundry and the like when your rainwater runs dry, it is important to be able to switch to your mains water. The solution is installing a rainwater to mains water switch. This allows rainwater to be used as your primary water supply, but your […]

Rain Heads (aka Leaf Eaters)

April 24, 2018
A rain head, also known as leaf eater, connect to downpipe either located below your gutter or just below your rainwater tank overflow. They are a head piece with a screened opening that allows water to pass through while preventing leaves, frogs and the like getting into your downpipe.

Gutter Guards

April 24, 2018
Gutter guards, also often called a gutter cover, gutter protection, or a leaf guard, are specially made mesh screens made to cover the top of gutters. As the names suggest, they help stop insects and leaves from getting in your gutters which can have a dramatic impact upon the quality of rainwater that flows into […]

Flexible Rubber Hose

April 24, 2018
When installing your tank, to prevent stress upon your tank and outlet from ground movement, vibrations and the like it is important to have a 300mm flexible rubber hose act as a coupling from your ball valve to your supported poly piping. Failure to do this can lead to leaking and will often void your […]

Ball Valves

April 24, 2018
A ball valve is a quarter-turn valve which uses a pivoting ball with a hole to control flow through it. When the ball’s hole is in line with the flow then it is open and water flows through. When pivoted 90-degrees the water is closed. It is easy to tell when the valve is open, […]

VIC Water Tank Specifications

April 24, 2018
The following tables represent the full range of poly tanks at Clark Tanks on the border of Moama/Echuca, Victoria, servicing areas in Southern NSW and Victoria. To view tank specifications for other facilities click here. Round Tanks View more details about our small and large round tanks. Model Size Height Diameter Inlet Height CT225 1,000L 1,680mm 950mm 1,680mm CT440 2,000L 1,980mm 1,200mm […]

QLD Water Tank Specifications

April 24, 2018
The following tables represent the full range of poly tanks Clark Tanks in Dalby, Queensland manufacture, servicing areas in Queensland and Northern NSW. To view tank specifications for other facilities click here. Round Tanks View more details about our small and large round tanks. Model Size Height Diameter Inlet Height CT225 1,000L 1,680mm 960mm 1,680mm CT440 2,000L 1,980mm 1,200mm 1,980mm CT575 2,600L 1,670mm […]

NSW Water Tank Specifications

April 24, 2018
The following tables represent the full range of poly tanks Clark Tanks in Bathurst, NSW manufacture, servicing New South Wales and the ACT. To view tank specifications for other facilities click here.   Round Tanks View more details about our small and large round tanks. Model Size Height Diameter Inlet Height CT440 2,000L 2,000mm 1,200mm 2,000mm CT575 2,600L […]

Water Tank Specifications

April 24, 2018
The specifications of water tanks can differ from one manufacturing facility to the next. Please select the location most appropriate to you below (feel free to request a quote and we’ll confirm). Dalby, Queensland Facility Clark Tanks in Dalby, Queensland service areas in Queensland and far Northern NSW. View Dalby’s Tanks and Specifications Bathurst, NSW Facility […]

Water Tank Brochures

April 24, 2018
Product Brochures Dalby’s Product Brochure (servicing Queensland & Northern NSW) (PDF 729KB) Bathurst’s Product Brochure (servicing NSW) (PDF 1.72MB) Moamas’s Product Brochure (servicing Victoria & Southern NSW) (PDF 2.5MB) Li-Lo Underground Water Tank Brochure (PDF 1.2 MB) Recommended Site Installation Sheet for Water Tanks Site Installation Sheet for Deliveries from Dalby factory only Site Installation Sheet for Deliveries from Bathurst and Moama

What’s A Better Tank?

April 23, 2018
What Makes a Better Water Tank? When you purchase Clark Tanks’ water tanks you will receive a tank that is far better by design than you would likely get anywhere else. At Clark Tanks we make it our mission to provide you with a tank that is better designed, better built and better value. There is a […]

Water Tank Installation

April 23, 2018
Above Ground Water Tanks Site Preparation and Maintenance To maximise the life of your tank you can prepare your site as follows: Uniform compaction (free from soft spots) and on level ground Tanks can be either placed on a 75-100mm bed of crusher dust (not sand), levelled, boxed and compacted, OR 100mm thick concrete pad All bases […]

Our Specials

April 23, 2018
SUPER SPECIAL: Buy 2 x 5000G tanks and receive a free Waeco Fridge! Don’t miss out on this fantastic special on our popular 5000 gallon tanks. Free delivery to most areas – conditions apply*. Lock in this great price today while stocks last. Call us today or use our online contact form and one of […]

Other accessories

April 23, 2018
Clark Tanks supply a range of standard tank accessories to meet all your needs as well as addons including water tank pumps. Leaf Strainer Cover Stops sunlight entering the water tank and keeps water algae free. Strainer covers are available in 400mm or 500mm diameter sizes. Water Diverter Kit Stops the first flush of rain and dust […]

Water Tank Pumps

April 23, 2018
    A water tank pump (also known as a pressure pump) is required if plumbing your rainwater into your home or throughout your property. The pump pushes the water out of your tank providing you with pressurised water to where you need it. Most pumps supplied with rainwater tanks are adequate for general domestic use. When […]

Underground Water Tanks

April 23, 2018
Li-Lo Underground Tank One of the most compact and shallow excavation underground tanks on the market! 5,000 Litre (1,100 Gallon) Length 289cm, Width 230cm, Height 132cm, Weight 240kgs 3,000 Litre (660 Gallon) Length 245cm, Width 210cm, Height 105cm, Weight 170kgs 1,600 Litre (350 Gallon) Length 210cm, Width 125cm, Height 101cm, Weight 80kgs German engineered and […]

Why Clark Tanks?

April 22, 2018
If you’re in the market for a water tank for your property, then consider adding Clark Tanks to your candidate list.  When you invest in a product to do an important job, you want to know your investment is a good one. However, buying a rainwater tank can be hard given the wide range of types, […]

Testimonials

April 22, 2018
Quality Tank, Good Looks “I love its style, quality and good looks. But my Clark Tank gives me something I value even more. My independence.”  When I looked into getting a rainwater tank, I found out that people on the land who really depend on their tanks choose Clark. They trust Clark Tanks for their […]

Why Poly Water Tanks?

April 22, 2018
The most popular type of water tank on the Australian market today are poly water tanks made from durable, UV-protected, food-grade polyethylene (a very lightweight, strong and safe plastic material). Rainwater tanks are fabricated from a range of materials. Some common tank materials include plastics, galvanised steel, concrete, stainless steel, fiberglass or a combination. Some of these […]

AS/NZS 4766 & ISO 9001 Certification

April 19, 2018
Clark Tanks is one of very few Australian tank manufacturers that are certified to both the Australian Tank Standard AS/NZS 4766:2006 and ISO 9001:2008. This provides you with an additional guarantee that you are dealing with a manufacturer with an absolute commitment to quality. Your Tank Quality Assurance As an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer, Clark Tanks […]
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Rainwater Tank Styles – What Types are Best for You?

April 4, 2018
So you are interested in buying a rainwater tank, but perhaps unsure what style of tank to go for? In this article we will take you through some things to consider to help you choose the right tank for your property. Identifying Good Tank Locations When buying a rainwater tank for your home, it is important […]

Roller Licker Troughs

April 4, 2018
Clark’s roller lickers can have the ball easily be removed and/or be re-assembled to give more versatility if requiring additional single troughs. Diameter x Height Capacity Details 1180mm x 1100mm 600 litres For light mix feed supplements Controls feed intake Stops livestock from falling in Easy to relocate Robust construction  

Bulk Feed and Molasses Silos

April 4, 2018
Clark’s silos for bulk liquid feeds or molasses is manufactured from quality food-grade polyethylene and moulded in one piece for strength and durability. The inside surface of the silo is smooth to ensure no product sticks to the walls or base and to facilitate easy cleaning. The sturdy frame is galvanised to inhibit corrosion. A […]

Feed and Water Troughs

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks’ feed and water troughs are a light and robust feed solution for animal husbandry. Standard colour is black or select from a range of ColorBond colours. Sizes range from 360 litres to 3,500 litres. Check the specifications tables below for available options. Round Troughs Product Capacity Diameter x Height Details Round Trough 80 […]

Cup and Saucer Tanks

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks’ cup and saucer tank is a popular water storage solution for animal husbandry. A lightweight tank yet strong with a ribbed profile, it is available in a range of sizes. Standard colour is black poly and includes the manhole cover, float, elbow, outlet and drain bung. Product Capacity Details Safety Liquid Feeder 225 […]

Chemical Cartage Tanks

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks make strong, light and durable water storage solutions for water carting, water storage and chemical application.   Chemical Cartage Tanks Range from 550L to 4,275L models and are available. Product Capacity Dimensions (L x W x H mm) Cartage & Storage Tank 120 gal / 550 litres 1400 x 735 x 750 Cartage & Storage Tank 220 […]

Industrial Tanks

April 4, 2018
Clark Industrial manufacture and customise tanks with SG1 and SG2 ratings from 1000L to 46,800L. Used in both farm and industrial projects, Clark Tanks are suitable for the storage, treatement and delivery of a wide variety of waste waters, chemicals, chemically treated liquids, fertilisers and molasses. Clark Industrial offers: Tanks designed and manufactured to Australian […]

For Builders

April 4, 2018
When it comes to choosing a rainwater tank for properties, you want one that will fit your project, is built strong, complements its surrounding and won’t let you down. You can rely on Clark Tanks to make you look good. Australians in the country have counted on Clark Tanks for years for their reliability. Don’t […]

Urban Applications

April 4, 2018
Since 1997, Clark Tanks have been manufacturing rainwater tanks that are designed and built to last in tough Australian conditions. Clark Tanks is the country’s premier brand of polymer rainwater tanks and is committed to providing long-lasting water tanks to meet the needs of small and large households and residential areas. Our range of colours and […]

Rural Applications

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks is committed to providing strong, quality poly products designed to meet the needs of rural Australia. You can’t make it rain, but you can store it when it does! No other brand is more trusted than Clark for their reliability. Browse our range, or contact us today to get expert advice on what […]

About Us

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks is the country’s premier brand of polymer rainwater tanks and farm products. Manufacturing since 1997, Clark Tanks are designed and built to last in tough Australian conditions. Clark Tanks have been in the industry longer than most and are a recognised and trusted Australian brand in the country. As an Australian owned and operated company, Clark Tanks is committed to providing quality products designed to […]

Field Days and Agricultural Shows

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks attend popular field days and agricultural shows throughout the year. Why not plan to visit one, enjoy the day out and drop by our exhibit to see our latest range of tanks and farming products. Upcoming Field Shows To be announced Past Field Shows Queensland (2017) Dalby & District Show (21–22 April 2017) CRT […]

Water Tank Warranty Conditions

April 4, 2018
Highlights of our warranty include: 25 year warranty on our Small and Large Water Tanks 15 year warranty on our Underground Water Tanks 10 year warranty on our Slimline Water Tanks For detailed terms and conditions, please download and read our Warranty Conditions.

Terms of Sale

April 4, 2018
1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION 1.1 Definitions In these terms and conditions, unless the context otherwise requires: “Application” in relation to a Buyer means the Credit Account Application signed by the Buyer which refers to these terms and conditions. “Consequential Loss” means, in connection with a breach of these terms and conditions or other event, fact, […]

Stock Water Tanks

April 4, 2018
Clark Tanks are a preferred brand for reliable stock water tanks in the country. This is evidenced by the tens of thousands of tanks purchased from us by landowners for rural water storage. Our iconic 5000 gallon stock water tank is a very popular choice with landholders who are located in drought affected parts of Queensland, NSW […]

Molasses Tanks

April 4, 2018
Clark’s molasses tanks feature extra strong wall construction for molasses storage and are available in a range of sizes. Clark also feature a range of cartage tanks available for a large range of liquids. Product Capacity Details CT1000 Molasses Tank 4,500 litres Black only CT2000 Molasses Tank 9,000 litres Black only CT3000 Molasses Tank 13,600 […]

Lightweight Storage Silos

April 4, 2018
Clark’s strong and durable lightweight storage silos are available in a range of sizes for easy handling of grain and fodder. The one-tonne silo offers a choice of either centre or side delivery. Heavy duty frame picture below is included. Contact us to find out more.
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BASIX Water Tank Requirements for Swimming Pools and Spas (FAQs)

April 4, 2018
If you are planning on adding a swimming pool or outdoor spa in New South Wales, you may need to comply with requirements of the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX). These requirements aim to deliver equitable and effective reductions in water usage across NSW. This article provides an overview of when and what you need to do […]
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Socio-Economic Benefits to Rainwater Harvesting: Councils, Community and Individuals

April 4, 2018
There are many benefits that come from harvesting rainwater, benefits to individual home owners as well as to councils and government, communities and areas. This article will look at some of the socio-economic benefits to rainwater harvesting. Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting There are many benefits from rainwater harvesting, which forms just one element of a […]
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Health Concerns Over Rainwater Use? Lead and Sludge Contamination in Rainwater

April 4, 2018
In Australia, there is a debate on the health of people using harvested rainwater. Earlier this year (2016), at the Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia (RHAA) seminar in Sydney, a presentation that included recent research by PJ Coombes of Urban Water Cycle Solutions was presented. This article will explore some of the issues presented and the different sides. Sources […]
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Changes in Australia’s River Systems Since European Colonisation

April 4, 2018
In many areas of Australia, particularly in the south-eastern parts, rivers were once much wider with shallow beds. The rivers systems often had strong bursts of water followed by long and dry periods, creating the disconnected ponds called billabongs. While there was once a jolly swagman who camped by a billabong, sadly there are much […]
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Benefits of Linking Multiple Rainwater Tanks

April 4, 2018
Linking rainwater tanks together is an easy way to increase your water storage capacity without significant plumbing work. This article will consider some benefits that linking multiple rainwater tanks together can provide you with. Better Tank Prices A primary reason for linking multiple water tanks, is that often with water tanks there is an ideal […]
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Australia’s Extreme Weather Threatens Mains Water Supply

April 4, 2018
Many take for granted the main water supplied to their property. According to an international investigation and report, Australian water utilities need to adapt to extreme weather event to protect vulnerable water supplies and ensure clean drinking water into the future. The report found that extreme weather events like we are experiencing more of, from droughts […]

Privacy Policy

March 19, 2018
How we collect personal information We collect personal information in a number of ways, including: directly from you, such as when you request a quote or order products and services from us, or when you provide information by phone from publicly available sources of information when legally required to do so. How we use your […]
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How to Plan Your Farm Water Storage

March 7, 2018
As a farmer or someone dealing with agriculture you would understand that water means everything to your land or livestock, family and business. The consequences of not having water are tragic and so it is extremely important to know how much water you need. The Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) estimate that: […]
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Is It Safe To Drink Rainwater from Your Water Tank?

March 7, 2018
Most people are comfortable with the idea of using rainwater for washing clothes or flushing toilets, but some have reservations about bathing, showering or drinking rainwater. If your rainwater tank is made of materials that are safe for use in contact with drinking water, and your rainwater harvesting system is maintained, then there is no reason […]
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Maintaining Water Quality in Your Rainwater Tank

March 7, 2018
It is important to ensure that the rainwater flowing into your water tank is filtered and of high quality, especially if used for washing clothes, drinking or cooking. To ensure your water is as safe as possible, this article will explore three important areas to keep in mind: Rainwater tank – the water tank you use […]

Preparing the Base for a New Poly Water Tank

March 7, 2018
So you’ve chosen your tank size, picked a colour that suits your house or shed, worked out the best price and now it’s been delivered to your property. What’s the next step? Apart from the careful selection of the size and shape of your tank, one of the most important factors in the installation of a rainwater tank is the […]
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Protecting Your Rainwater Tank Against Mosquitoes

March 7, 2018
Rainwater tanks are an important alternate water supply for topping up your swimming pool, garden, toilet or washing clothes. Whether you just purchased a property with a water tank plumbed in or are about to install a rainwater tank, you need to ensure your tank is well maintained and mosquito-proof. Mosquitoes can pass on many viruses […]
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External Water Pumps vs Submersible Tank Pumps

March 7, 2018
If you plan to plumb your water tank into your home, then you will likely need a water tank pump to help deliver it to your home. Your pump can be installed inside (submersible pump) or outside (external pump)of your rainwater tank. This article will explore the differences between external (surface) water pumps and submersible (in-tank) water pumps, benefits each […]
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Benefits of Slimline Water Tanks for New Homes

February 23, 2018
  Slimline tanks are becoming a popular option for home owners today, especially for those building a new home on a small lot of land. The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) notes that lot sizes across many major cities and regions have been decreasing in size of the years. According to the 2017 UDIA State of the […]

BASIX: Building Sustainability Index

January 15, 2018
The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to deliver equitable, effective water and greenhouse gas reductions across New South Wales. Certification is required for the development of all new homes, specific house alterations and additions. Builders are assessed for BASIX compliance and require a certificate before they can build. Clark Tanks Can Help You Meet Targets Rainwater tanks are […]

Disclaimer

December 15, 2017
The information published on this website is for general information purposes only. While steps are taken by Clark Tanks to ensure that the information on its website is accurate and up-to-date, we makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the […]