Category: Rural Tanks

18 JUN

A soggy Sunday and a misty Monday should not alter drought awareness.

Reducing water use has become a way of life for many families across Australia, particularly since the Millennium Drought (1997-2009). Australia is the driest inhabited continent on Earth and drought has been an ongoing feature of our climate, managed by […]

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15 MAY

The ongoing drought in Australia: what it means for you, and what you can do about it.

The recent and ongoing drought has been at the top of the agenda for Australians for quite some time now. And for good reason, as large parts of eastern Australia have been in drought conditions for between one to seven […]

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20 FEB

Record heat and drought drain dams dry. Don’t let it drain your wallet.

The record hot weather is not only taking its toll on our water supply but will affect the wallet of citizens in the greater Sydney water supply area. The ongoing heat, which has smashed several temperature records, in combination with […]

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25 JAN

Heatwaves – Things to consider

On the eve of the Australia Day long weekend, Australia is bracing itself for a yet another record heatwave over the weekend. The heatwave has and will, hit a big part of the country again with its furnace like conditions. Severe […]

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16 JAN

Fried eggs and downpours

There is no doubt that the weather was rather moody last year. 2018 seemed to be a record year of sorts with one record after the other being broken. The weather appeared to be all over the place – all […]

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28 SEP

Drought in Australia

Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent and droughts are a common occurrence.  Twelve major droughts have been recorded in Australia since 1860. A drought is an unusually long period of rainfall deficiency comparative to past levels, with the drought […]

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25 MAY

How to Select a Water Tank

Selecting a water tank Saving water for a rainy day (well, actually for a dry sunny day), is a clever idea. This is the first step in the rainwater harvesting process. Rainwater harvesting makes sense and is an excellent way […]

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21 MAR
An image of a Cane Toad in relation to a blog

Water Tanks: The Solution to the Cane Toad vs Dung Beetle Saga?

First there’s the good guy – the African dung beetle – which merrily goes about its business of rolling dung. Then there’s the bad guy – the predatory South American cane toad – that is decimating the dung beetle and […]

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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
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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