WATER TANKS INFORMATION
If you are looking for a plastic water storage tank, you have come to the right place. As specialists in water tanks, we understand the importance of opting for a high quality tank. All of our plastic water storage tanks are moulded as a complete one piece tank, which reduces the chances of a leak occuring. They are manufactured with ventilation and an access point on top of the tank itself, creating the ideal above the ground solution. Regardless of whether you need a water tank for domestic, commercial or agricultural purposes we are here to help. If you have any questions or queries about water tanks, get in touch with our helpful team. We will take your specific requirements into account and ensure that you have the ideal tank for your needs.
Different Types of Plastic Water Tanks
There are four main types of water tank, which means that there’s something for everyone. These can be used for domestic, agriculture and industrial purposes.
Standard Water Tanks - These are suitable for a range of different uses and range in capacity from 1,350 to 20,000 litres. There is also the potential to have larger tanks of up to 200,000 litres manufactured.
Rainwater Harvesting Tanks - These allow you to store and filter rainwater, which can then be used for many different purposes.
Waste Water Tanks - All of our waste water tanks have been designed for both industrial and domestic purposes. This means they can be used for storing water, household use and for storing harmful chemicals.
Molasses Tanks - These tanks have been specifically designed to store high density liquid molasses. They are easy to store and have ventilation to prevent the growth of bacteria.
Choosing The Correct Water Tank Size
When it comes to choosing the correct water tank size, we recommend you buy the maximum capacity you can. This reduces the chance of running out of water, as well as reducing the number of tank refills and waste collection needed. Here are guidelines for choosing the correct water tank size.
● 1350 Litre Rainwater Tank - Small to medium garden with limited space
● 1350 to 1400 Litre Rainwater Tank Small - Medium garden
● 2,500 Litre Rainwater Tank Large - Large garden
● 3,500 Litre Rainwater Tank - Garden and basic domestic utilities
● 6,000 Litre Rainwater Tank - Small house, including utilities and potable water. Also correct for small scale commercial and industrial use
● 10,000 Litre Rainwater Tank Medium - Large house including utilities and potable water. Also correct for medium scale commercial and industrial use.
● 15,000 Litre Rainwater Tank - Large house or small scale agricultural, commercial and industrial use. Also ideal for large scale commercial and industrial use.
● 20,000 Litre Rainwater Tank - Large scale agricultural, commercial and industrial use. Also ideal for very large scale commercial and industrial use.
All of our water tanks come with a two year guarantee with registration, as well as a one year guarantee on ancillary goods.
Water Tank Delivery and Water Tank Installation
Our water tanks are made to order, which means that specific sizes and requirements can be taken into account. Delivery can be arranged to sites across the UK, or collection from our factory in Uttoxeter is also available. We work hard to manufacture water tanks as quickly as possible. Here are our current build times.
● Stock tanks are genuinely available with next day delivery. Please contact us for more information and current stock levels.
● Small standard tanks (up to 2500 litres): 7-10 days
● Large standard tanks (over 2500 litres): 2-3 weeks.
Water Tank FAQs
How Much Do Water Storage Tanks Cost? - The price of a water storage tank depends on the size, but a tank with a capacity of 1,400 litres costs around £350. A much larger tank, though basic, with a capacity of 20,000 litres will cost around £2,000. If you want a rainwater harvesting kit of mains fed water cost, this will be extra.
How Long Do Plastic Water Tanks Last? - This depends on the condition that the water tank is kept in, though our water tanks last a minimum of 20 years when kept in good condition. There is nothing to stop a cared for a water tank lasting up to 30 years.
What’s The Best Way To Store Water Long Term? - You can store large amounts of water in plastic water tanks, with capacities ranging from 1,350 to 20,000. By keeping the water out of direct sunlight and below 20 degrees celsius, you will reduce the chances of stagnation. It’s best to refresh water regularly.
What’s The Size of a 10,000 Litre Water Tank? - Our 10,000 litre water tanks have a diameter of 2500mm (2.5m) and a height of 2450mm (2.45m). The tanks weigh approximately 240kg when empty and each 1,000 litres of water weighs about 1,000kg.
What’s The Size of a 20,000 Litre Water Tank? - Our 20,000 litre water tanks have a diameter of 2900mm (2.9m) and a height of 3580mm (3.58m). The tanks weigh approximately 360kg when empty and each 1,000 litres of water weighs about 1,000kg.
Are There Different Types of Water Tank? - Yes, there are different types of water tanks. All of our water tanks are made using polyethylene plastic. Though other materials are available, we find that plastic is versatile and affordable. You can choose from tanks that are standard, mains fed, with a pump, and with rainwater harvesting equipment.
What’s The Cost of a Rainwater Tank? - You will be paying approximately £350 for a 1,400 litre water tank and £60 for a basic rainwater filter. These sizes are ideal for a small/medium roof, used for gardening and washing cars. If you have a larger roof, the price could increase to over £400.
Why Should I Be Rainwater Harvesting? - There are a number of benefits to rainwater harvesting, such as reduced water bills. This is because you replace mains water with water collected from the roof. It’s also environmentally friendly.How Much Water Does a Water Tank Hold? - Our water tanks can hold anywhere from 1,350 litres of water to 20,000 litres of water. We also manufacture water tanks with a capacity of up to 100,000 litres.