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21 MAR
Rainfall by Region NSW

Rainfall by Region: NSW

Overview of the rainfall patterns of NSW The rainfall patterns in NSW are affected significantly by factors such as ocean winds and the Great Dividing Range (GDR).The majority of NSW is on the Western side of the GDR and is […]

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21 MAR
Image of Australia and a weather system looming over the east coast

Rain Water Harvesting by area: spotlight on Queensland

Brief Overview of the Rainfall patterns in Queensland: Queensland’s total average rainfall varies quite significantly from year to year and region to region and it’s not unusual to see vastly different weather patterns between decades and areas. These variances are […]

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21 MAR
Bushman Tanks Christmas Card

Ho Ho Ho…Merry Christmas From Bushmans

To all of our fantastic customers, distributors and friends… Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for all of your support throughout the year and we look forward to working with you again in 2015. Bushmans will be closed […]

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21 MAR
A collection of rain poly water tanks

Rain Water Tanks – Clean Water When You Need It!

Water tanks are an essential part of the home – they can provide water for the whole family and reduce your water costs every month. Here at Bushmans, we realise that trying to find the right rainwater tank for your […]

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21 MAR
Image of a sign saying "Welcome to Toowomba The Garden City"

Mandatory Rainwater Tanks QLD

From September 1st 2014 new houses and larger commercial buildings in Toowoomba QLD will be required to have rainwater tanks installed. This council policy aims to provide supplementary water to the community especially in times of drought. The Toowoomba council […]

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21 MAR
Burnt soil affected by drought

Eastern Australia Dries Out With More Hot and Dry Conditions Forecast

Rainfall in August and September was well below average across most of south eastern Australia according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).  Areas of Queensland and northern New South Wales have had some of their driest two year periods on […]

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21 MAR
Fire fighting of a wild bush fire

Fire Fighting Water Storage Considerations

Did you know that over 50% of all new sheds do not have a water tank installed! Installation: The installation of water tanks around the house and shed in regional areas allows rural fire fighters to quickly refill their tankers […]

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21 MAR
An old well of bricks

Every Drop Counts – Water Storage Through The Ages

Ever since mankind started walking upright (and who knows even before) they have had to come up with solutions to carry and store that elixir of life… Water. As a planet we have an abundance of water, but the sad […]

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21 MAR
A very dry field, affected by a severe draught, with a man looking out in despair

Dry Conditions are Likely to Continue This Summer

The QLD Country Life have quoted one of Australia’s leading climate scientists Professor Roger Stone from the University of Southern Queensland’s International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences. Professor Stone has indicated that two respected US models have pointed to the […]

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