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November 13, 2018
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Our Specials

August 10, 2018
  Special 1: 5000G Tank Free delivery to most areas! Request a quote today for a guaranteed great deal on a 5,000 gallon tank. Our 5,000 gallon round tank is most suited to large blocks in town or rural properties. Contact one of our friendly sales representatives for an obligation free quote. Not yet ready […]

Testimonials

August 10, 2018
Tanks Direct have very neat and sturdy looking tanks. I appreciated the quick delivery for there is nothing worse than having to move cattle into a new area and then waiting for key infrastructure to arrive. When pricing tanks we found Tanks Direct were very competitive. Leanne O’Sullivan,  (Glenalpine Station), Bowen Qld We required several […]
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Using a Dry System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

August 2, 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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Using a Wet System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

August 2, 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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Plumbing Requirements for Water Tanks in New Homes

August 2, 2018
  When installing a rainwater tank and you want to use your harvested water throughout your house, then you will obviously need some plumbing work carried out. Such as: fitting downpipes from your roof to your tank connecting your tank overflow to a stormwater system connecting your tank to a pressure pump, etc. Depending on your location and […]
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Performing a Water Audit to Assess Your Farm Water Requirements

August 2, 2018
  Careful water planning is essential before investing in your farm and costly constructions. If you have a property in rural Australia used for farming, then you will likely discover that you have no access to a mains water supply. Good planning means performing a detailed water audit to know where your water will be […]
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Calculating Your Farm Water Usage Requirements

August 2, 2018
Careful water planning is essential before investing in your farm and costly constructions. This planning means performing a detailed water audit for your farm, calculating your farm water requirements and then working out appropriate water sources that you can tap into. This article is intended to help farmers calculate their water usage needs. Areas of Farm Water Usage While […]
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Calculating the Amount of Rainwater Capturable from Your Roof

August 2, 2018
Rainwater collected from the roofs of your house or sheds provides high quality water that can be a valuable source of drinking water. The volume harvestable is dependent upon your roof catchment area, but can be quite substantial over the course of a year. This article will help you to know how much rainwater you […]

List Articles by Tag

August 2, 2018
Provides a listing of articles by their tags.
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How Much Water Do Swimming Pools Lose Each Day?

August 2, 2018
Owning a swimming pool is a popular luxury many families love to have. Many find it refreshing to swim and float in their own private swimming area, kids especially love splashing around on the hotter days of the year – sometimes they can’t resist even the colder days! Ever thought about how much water is […]
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Calculating Your Family’s Water Usage Needs When Buying a Tank

August 2, 2018
When looking to install water storage it pays to know how much rainwater your home can harvest, as well as how much water your family consumes. This article will also explore different areas to consider, to better estimate your family’s water usage and decide on how much water storage is ideal. Average Australian Household Water Usage […]
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Plumbing in Your Rainwater Tank for Safe Drinking Water

August 1, 2018
  When it comes to having fresh-tasting rainwater many consider the safety of the water storage materials without much thought to actual plumbing in of their tank. To make certain your water remains of a high quality you need to be on top of your tank fittings, connections and pipes. Safe Tank Fittings and Piping Ensuring safe […]
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How to Leaf and Mosquito-Proof Your Water Tank

August 1, 2018
When you purchase a rainwater tank, and have it plumbed into your house, the last thing you want are leaves or mosquitoes contaminating your tank water. Rainwater diverters can help to collect cleaner water in an efficient manner. They play an important role in filtering dirty rainwater that may otherwise enter your tank. It is […]
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Why Screening Your Rainwater Tank is Important

August 1, 2018
  In order to collect rainwater and use it as part of your property’s water system, your rainwater tank needs to have several holes. These generally consist of: Inflow – a hole in the top of your rainwater tank where the water flows in from piping attached to your roof Overflow – a hole at the top […]
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How to Clean Inside Your Rainwater Tank

August 1, 2018
You want to ensure the rainwater collected in your tank remains clean and fresh, especially if used for washing, cleaning or drinking. Properly maintaining the water quality in your tank also extends the life of your tank pump, water filters and household appliances plumbed into your rainwater. If you have had a rainwater tank for several years, […]
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How to Clean Sludge Out of a Rainwater Tank

August 1, 2018
As part of proper tank maintenance procedures, it is often advised that tanks be inspected inside for sediment build-up at least every two years. This article examines tank sludge, how it gets in your tank and more importantly how you can clean it out should you find it in the bottom of your tank. What […]
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Using Settling Tanks to Improve Your Water Quality

August 1, 2018
When harvesting rainwater from your roof, a dam or river, or an underground bore, it is possible to increase the water quality through utilising two or more tanks. This article will examine settling tank systems – what they are and the benefits they can provide to the quality of water stored in your tank. What is a Settling […]
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Water Tank Installation

August 1, 2018
Correct preparation is essential to ensure a long and trouble-free life for your water tank. Base Preparation Our poly tanks are very strong, but it is nonetheless important to have your tank standing on a flat level compacted base. This can be a concrete slab or crusher dust, but not sand. The base of your […]
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Partially or Fully Burying Poly Water Tanks

August 1, 2018
Burying a water tank is sometimes desirable to reduce their height, or placing them completely underground if you don’t have much surface space. Poly water tanks are the ideal solution, since steel tanks obviously can’t be buried since they will rust and corrode. This article will reveal what you need to know if you wish […]
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How to Choose the Right Water Tank Size

August 1, 2018
There are two approaches that you can take when determining the size of rainwater tank that you need. You will need to decide for yourself which approach is most suitable. Approach #1: The Bigger The Better We have obviously all heard this phrase, when it comes to rainwater tanks. Many in the industry recommend buying […]
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How to Choose Your Water Tank Colour

August 1, 2018
When choosing your rainwater tank, there are a number of things to consider. The more obvious things are what water tank material you should go for, and what size water tank do you need. Most choose food-grade poly rainwater tanks due to their strength, light weight and reasonable price. An advantage to poly tanks is […]
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Poly Water Tank Models – Shapes and Sizes

August 1, 2018
  When it comes to selecting a rainwater tank to purchase you’ll need to choose a particular model type. If you have open spaces on your property, then maybe a large round water tank will be fine. On the other hand, if you don’t have much space then a slimline tank or two joined together might work […]

Info Centre

August 1, 2018
Information in articles that could assist you to find the right tank for you.

Urban Applications

August 1, 2018
Tanks Direct have been manufacturing rainwater tanks that are designed and built to last in tough Australian conditions. Tanks Direct 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 capacities […]

Rural Applications

August 1, 2018
Tanks Direct 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 Tanks Direct for their reliability. Browse our range, or contact us today to get expert advice on […]

For Builders

August 1, 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 Tanks Direct to make you look good. Australians in the country have counted on Tanks Direct for years for their reliability. Don’t […]

Product Colour Range

August 1, 2018
Tanks Direct 32 colorbond colour range.

Industries we service

July 31, 2018
The different types of industries we service.

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.

Privacy Policy

July 27, 2018
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 personal information Your personal information […]

Rainfall Calculator

July 23, 2018
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Water Tank Accessories

June 13, 2018
Tanks Direct provide high-quality water tank accessories including water pumps, an automatic tank cleaning system, water diverter kit, brass valves and fittings and mosquito-proof screens and strainers. Select Your Desired Tank Accessory Water Tank Pumps Water Diverter Kit Tank Cleaning System Tank Valves & Fittings Screens & Strainers

Rainwater Tanks

June 13, 2018
Tanks Direct tanks are packed with features: Guaranteed one piece Roofs not cut off for transportation Ribbed side walls Greater structural integrity Self-supported roofs No internal poles or frames No vertical side seams Tanks won’t split or crack Food-grade polyethylene For safe drinking water Select Your Desired Product RoundTanks SlimlineTanks Underground Tanks Pumps & Accessories

About Us

June 13, 2018
Tanks Direct is a premier brand of polymer water tanks. Manufacturing since 2001, Tanks Direct tanks are designed and built to last in tough Australian conditions.  As an Australian owned and operated company, Tanks Direct is committed to providing quality products designed to meet the needs of rural and residential Australia. Our tanks are manufactured locally in Ayr, North […]

Water Usage Calculator

June 13, 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, Cleaning, Cooking/person 10L/day/person Hand Basin Use 5L/time Toilet Flush single […]

Mosquito Screens & Strainers

June 13, 2018
Included with every water tank are all  necessary tank fittings and valves, in addition mosquito-proof strainers and screening for your water in-flow and overflow.

Tank Valves and Fittings

June 13, 2018
Included with every water tank are all necessary tank fittings and valves, as well as mosquito-proof strainers and screening. We make use of brass outlets and valves to ensure they don’t rust or corrode and use the highest quality so your valve remains reliable. Tank Fittings New safety tank fitting design features: No need to get inside tank to prevent fitting […]

Water Diverter Kit

June 13, 2018
Downpipe First Flush Water Diverters improve water quality and reduce tank maintenance by preventing the first flush of water from entering the tank.  They help to ensure cleaner water enters into your tank. This in turn helps to protect your water pump and internal household appliances like washing machines, toilets and hot water systems. Kits are installed at each downpipe that supplies […]

Water Tank Pumps

June 13, 2018
We can provide you with great prices on ClayTech Pumps.  They offer complete range of economical Italian designed surface and submersible pumps for all urban, rural & firefighting applications, including mains diversion systems. Order your water tank through us and we will provide you with the right pump for your needs at a competitive price. All water pressure pumps are […]
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Site Preparation and Tank Install

June 13, 2018
Correct site preparation is a must before installing your new Tanks Direct tank and we stress the importance of this to ensure the lasting lifespan of the tank. Below are the correct installation procedures for siting your tank, using the following: Concrete slab Tank stand Above ground on a base of compacted crusher dust to […]
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Tank Delivery

June 13, 2018
Tanks Direct manufacture tanks locally in Ayr, North Queensland and offers delivery services to the Central and Northern areas of Queensland. Delivery Costs Delivery costs are determined by the following: Zone 1 (within 400km) – free water tank delivery Zone 2 (400-600km) – 12% of tank sale price Zone 3 (600km+) – $4.20 per km […]

Terms of Sale

June 12, 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, […]

Product Brochures

June 12, 2018
Tanks Direct provide two different product brochures depending on what you are after. Tanks Product Brochure Download PDF (1.3 MB) Farm Products Download PDF (533 KB)

Tank Colour Range

June 12, 2018
You can purchase a Tanks Direct tank in the following colours: Note: Colours shown are indicative only. Please refer to the manufacturer’s colour chips for accurate colour representation.

Water Tank Benefits

June 12, 2018
Tanks Direct tanks are packed with features: Guaranteed one piece Roofs not cut off for transportation Ribbed side walls Greater structural integrity Self-supported roofs No internal poles or frames No vertical side seams Tanks won’t split or crack Food-grade polyethylene For safe drinking water Not all polyethylene tanks are the same! Our water tanks offer superior quality […]

Tank Warranty

June 12, 2018
Tanks Direct guarantees to fix or replace any defect or fault in the water tank designed for holding potable water caused by a manufactured defect for: twenty-five (25) years from the date of purchase for round water tanks, fifteen (15) years for LiLo underground water tanks, and ten (10) year pro rata warranty for Slimtech water tanks. Tanks must be installed according […]

Water Tank Inclusions

June 12, 2018
With every water tank purchase you will receive: Stainless steel mosquito-proof screen – stops leaves and debris entering into your tank. Stainless steel mosquito-proof overflow – stops frogs and mosquitoes entering tank. Algae-free cover top – stops sunlight entering tank and keeps water algae free. Brass outlet and valve – allowing you to access your tank rainwater on tap.

Roller Licker Ball Trough

June 12, 2018
Designed for the delivery of light mix feed supplements, our 600 litre roller licker ball trough is the ideal way to control feed intake and stop livestock from falling into the trough.  Easy To Relocate The Roller Licker is easy to relocate and robustly constructed to stand the test of time. The ball can be easily removed […]

Safety Tread Trough

June 12, 2018
Safety tread troughs are available in 500L and 600L sizes. How Our Safety Troughs Work If you have lost even one of your cattle that is too many. Our safety tread pattern allows the cattle hoof to lock into the centre of the tread, providing full grip and allowing the beast to get out of the trough.  […]

Long Troughs

June 12, 2018
Our long (yard) water troughs are manufactured for heavy duty wear with extra thick construction to ensure years of reliable service. If you buy one of these and you will never need to replace them again. Available in 250L and 820L capacities. Yard Trough Range 200L Trough (43 gallons) Model# LT200 Height: 290mm Length: 1,590mm Width: […]

Round Troughs

June 12, 2018
Our round water troughs are manufactured for heavy duty wear with extra thick construction to ensure years of reliable service. Heavy duty quality means you only have to buy them once! Sizes range from 400 litres to 1,750 litres. Round Trough Range 300L Trough (65 gallons) Model# RT300 Height: 340mm Diameter: 1,140mm 400L Trough (90 gallons) Model# […]

Water Troughs

June 12, 2018
Our round troughs and long yard troughs are manufactured for heavy duty wear with extra thick construction to ensure years of reliable service. If safety is of concern then check out our safety tread trough and roller licker ball trough. All troughs are stackable for ease of movement and transport. RoundTroughs LongTroughs Safety Tread Trough Roller Licker Ball Trough Note: Troughs […]

Molasses Tanks

June 12, 2018
Tanks Direct molasses tanks are industrial grade poly tanks designed to hold molasses with a specific gravity of 1.5—the highest grade of molasses. Built to an engineering standard, all molasses tanks are made thicker than water tanks to withstand the higher density product.  Molasses Tank Range 500L Tank (100 gallons) Model# TD100 Height: 1,025mm Diameter at base: 855mm 1,150L Tank […]

Cartage Tanks

June 12, 2018
We produce a range of transport tanks suitable for cartage of either water or molasses. Like molasses storage tanks, molasses transport tanks are made thicker to withstand the higher density product. Transport Tank Range 650L Tank (140 gallons) Model# T650 Height: 730mm Length: 1,060mm Width: 1,060mm 1,100L Tank (240 gallons) Model# T1100 Height: 720mm Length: 1,500mm […]

Stock Water Tanks

June 12, 2018
Please note: Sizes, measurements, and capacities are approximate only. Sizes can vary due to the Rotomoulding process and area of Manufacturing. Contact Tanks Direct on 1800 252 758 if at all concerned. With your Tanks Direct stock water tank you will receive: Screw-on lid 2″ inlet (suitable for float) 2″ brass outlet and ball valve Stainless steel mosquito-proof overflow […]

Underground Water Tanks

June 12, 2018
Our underground water tanks are engineered and manufactured for maximum strength and durability. Underground Tank Range 1,500L Tank (330 gallons) Model# LILO330 Height: 1,010mm Length: 2,100mm Width: 1,250mm 3,000L Tank (660 gallons) Model# LILO660 Height: 1,050mm Length: 2,450mm Width: 2,100mm 5,000L Tank (1,100 gallons) Model# LILO1100 Height: 1,320mm Length: 2,890mm Width: 2,300mm Li-Lo Installation Manual […]

Industrial Tanks

June 12, 2018
Our industrial tanks are designed to hold molasses, waste and chemicals with a specific gravity of 1.5. Built to an engineering standard, all our industrial tanks are manufactured thicker than water tanks to withstand the higher density product. Please note: Sizes, measurements, and capacities are approximate only. Sizes can vary due to the Rotomoulding process and area […]