Category: Household Tanks
Do you want to have your cake and eat it too? Install a rainwater tank!
Do you want to have your cake and eat it too? Install a rainwater tank! Water conservation has been a hot topic high on the agenda for some time now, particularly with the record-breaking scorching summer that we have just left behind us. There are many reasons why it makes a lot of sense to […]Continue Reading
7 Facts About Cyclone Oma
7 Facts About Cyclone Oma [With Links to Resources] Cyclone Oma has been a looming threat to Australian coastlines for over a week now, but did you know that the cyclone has already had a devastating impact on some surrounding islands? Below you’ll find 6 important facts about Cyclone Oma, and how it might […]Continue Reading
Record heat and drought drain dams dry. Don’t let it drain your wallet.
The record hot weather is not only taking its toll on our water supply but will affect the wallet of citizens in the greater Sydney water supply area. The ongoing heat, which has smashed several temperature records, in combination with the ongoing drought is draining the dams in New South Wales. The current dam level […]Continue Reading
Heatwaves – Things to consider
On the eve of the Australia Day long weekend, Australia is bracing itself for a yet another record heatwave over the weekend. The heatwave has and will, hit a big part of the country again with its furnace like conditions. Severe heatwave conditions are forecast for Western Australia, most of South Australia, southwest Queensland, Western NSW […]Continue Reading
Fried eggs and downpours
There is no doubt that the weather was rather moody last year. 2018 seemed to be a record year of sorts with one record after the other being broken. The weather appeared to be all over the place – all over the nation. This hunch is confirmed in Bureau of Meteorology’s summary of 2018’s weather. […]Continue Reading
What does watching paint dry and a drought have in common?
Have you ever painted a wall, or anything really, and tried to watch the paint dry? Watching paint dry is a slow process (if you ever do it), which seems to take forever and this is what it is like waiting out a drought. Slow and frustrating. Perhaps a bit of a clunky analogy but […]Continue Reading
A Long, Hot, Dry Summer is on its Way
That Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth – well we all knew that didn’t we? What ‘dry’ means became abundantly clear after this September, as it was the driest September on record yet. Whilst the blaring sun may be a confirmation of the imminent and enjoyable arrival of summer for some, it is […]Continue Reading
Rain – still a scarce phenomenon in 2018 and beyond
Rain drops are falling on my head…this familiar tune has been on everyone lips recently. At least on the east coast of Australia. This may be an unusual melody this time of the year as spring is associated with a sense of lightness, spring racing carnivals and sunshine. However, the rain falling from grey skies […]Continue Reading
Drought in Australia
Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent and droughts are a common occurrence. Twelve major droughts have been recorded in Australia since 1860. A drought is an unusually long period of rainfall deficiency comparative to past levels, with the drought being deemed serious if rainfall is below 10 percent for the year over a period […]Continue Reading
Water as a building block for life
Water is found everywhere on earth, from the glaciers and waterfalls of Iceland to the underground water in The Great Artesian Basin in Australia; water is estimated to cover around 70% of the Earth’s surface. Water is an essential component to sustaining life; where water is found on Earth, you will almost always find life […]Continue Reading