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Pt. 2: Rain Harvesting for Your Home - Water Storage

Pt. 2: Rain Harvesting for Your Home – Water Storage

Apr 28, 2009 |  by  |  Water Conservation  |  Share

Part two of the rainwater harvesting series brings us to water storage tank materials. The first question I had was what are the most common materials and does it make a difference which material I choose? What I found is that the two most common tanks materials to choose from are corrugated steel or polyethylene (plastic). There are other options out there (cement, stainless steel, and other varieties of metal), but they’re not as common. Based on my findings, here is my conclusion: go with plastic unless you plan to collect truly massive amounts of water, in which case a metal storage container might be a better fit. Read More