The Bushmans Blog

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18 DEC
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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18 DEC
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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11 NOV
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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28 OCT
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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13 OCT
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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29 SEP
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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15 SEP
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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01 SEP
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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13 MAR
Liquid Storage Tanks for mining

Liquid Storage Solutions for Mining and Resources

Australia’s mining and resources sites have a major need to manage and store water, chemicals and other liquids in a safe and environmentally responsible way. The rules and regulations applying to mine sites mean there cannot be any slip ups […]

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