Water Saving Resources

From calculating the size of tank you’ll need, to understanding water tank guarantees and government subsidies, or just learning new water saving tips, our resources section brings these conveniently into one place.

Australian Rainfall Map

Find the average millimetres of rainfall, and average number of rainfall days each year, over the last hundred years, with our interactive rainfall map.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve been asked many questions on the setup, maintenance and economics of owning water tanks over the last few decades. Here they are.

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Tank Size and Water Usage Calculator

Use this handy tool so you can work out how much water you use annually, and the size of water tank you'll need to cover that usage.

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100+ Water Saving Tips

Find the average millimetres of rainfall, and average number of rainfall days each year, over the last hundred years, with our interactive rainfall map.

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Government Rebates

Federal, state and local government authorities offer rebates and subsidies, which apply to water-efficient products and appliances, including water tanks.

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The Bushmans Blog

Get the latest news from Bushman's Blog with resources on industry topics, water statistics and special offers.

02 APR
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The foundation of life – Rainwater Harvesting Throughout History

All you need is water The need for a perpetual flow of the life giving and life enhancing liquid – water – is something that all humans, regardless of culture share. Water, the importance of it and its life-giving qualities, have been at the centre of religions, myths and ceremonies since the beginning of time. […]

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27 FEB

What can rainwater be used for?

The Millennium Drought During the first decade of the 2000s, eastern Australia experienced the worst drought on record. The scale of the drought was of such proportions that it is referred to as “The Millennium Drought” [1]. The need to act, and to save any precious drops of water, became urgent. In a collective effort, […]

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10 NOV
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101 Easy & Effective Water Saving Tips

With climate change worsening water shortages, issues surrounding water conservation have reached a critical point. In fact, the water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society (as a measure of devastation), as announced by the World Economic Forum in January 2015. While the problem is dire, there are many things one […]

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