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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Drought Resources

For those educated in Australian schools, the words of Dorothea Mackellar recalling ‘sunburnt country’ and ‘droughts and flooding rains’ are familiar lines from our childhoods.

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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.

16 SEP

Water conservation, recycling and rain harvesting

Water conservation, water recycling and rain harvesting are all concepts that are interlinked. What they have in common is that when applied practically, the payoffs are plentiful. Water conservation and water recycling greatly benefits the household budget, the environment and long-term water security. What do the different concepts mean and how can they be practically […]

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23 JUL

The TXD5500 now available to customers in VIC

Bushmans new 25,000L (TXD5500) is the latest addition to the TXD range and is now available to customers in Victoria. The TXD range comprise of pole-less, domed roof self-supporting poly tanks. Earlier in the year the TXD5500 was rolled out to the Queensland and New South Wales markets. • Now available in NSW and QLD […]

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13 JUL

The BASIX Scheme

What is Basix? BASIX is a sustainability measurement for NSW homes. The index was introduced in 2004 and aims to increase water recycling and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across NSW. BASIX applies to all residential dwelling types and is part of the development application process in NSW. The index includes the identification of design features […]

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