Bushmans supplies the ACT and Canberra from our manufacturing and distribution centre in Orange.
The ACT is at an elevation 650 metres (2,130 feet) and its distance from the coast it experiences four distinct seasons, unlike the other capital cities where the climates are moderated by the ocean sea. Canberra and the ACT have warm to hot and dry summers with winters being cold with frequent frosts. The higher mountains in the ACT’s south-west are often snow-covered. The rainfall patterns are predominately autumn and spring with summers generally being dry. The annual rainfall is 623 mm (24.5 in).
With the rain fall patterns experienced in the ACT the selection of tank sizes is very important to ensure there is sufficient rain water harvested in the wetter autumn and spring periods to supply the dryer winter and summer periods.
With the colder winters in Canberra and the ACT the installation of the water tank and the protection of pumps and pipes from subzero temperatures. Pumps should always be installed using a fully enclosed pump cover.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is home to the nation’s capital Canberra with a population of over 380,000 people and it is the unique for an Australian capital city in that it is an inland city.
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