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21 MAR
Bushmans Tank

Plastic, steel, fiberglass and concrete tanks – the difference explained

Water tanks are available in a range of suitable materials including plastic, galvanised steel, Aquaplate®, Zincalume®, fibreglass, and concrete. All can be suitable, providing the materials used are at least of food-grade standard (AS2070). If the water is to be […]

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21 MAR
An image of 3 beige water tanks in front of a house as part of a blog about saving water during the summer months

Summer is Heating Up; Time to Check Your Rainwater Tank

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology forecast for this summer is for a warmer and drier summer across Australia and particularly in Queensland and Northern NSW – which are already in drought. Total fire bans are already in place in some […]

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21 MAR
A map of Australia for a Rainwater Harvesting Blog

Rainwater Harvesting For All Seasons

Rainwater harvesting is generally only thought about when there is a drought or when there is very heavy rain and the stormwater runoff is creating a problem. Rainwater harvesting should be seen as something that is part of every season […]

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21 MAR
Kangaroos on a field in South Australia

Rainfall by Region: South Australia

Climate Overview: South Australia, like its neighbours, is driest in the interior with rainfall increasing as one moves toward the coast. These southern and coastal regions have a milder Mediterranean climate, while the rest of the state is classified as […]

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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
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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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