Guidance on use of rainwater tanks

Revised edition of "Guidance on use of rainwater tanks", produced by the enHealth Council in 1998 by the National Environmental Health Forum.

Page last updated: April 2011

Prepared by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing - June 2004

This second edition of Guidance on use of rainwater tanks has been produced by the enHealth Council to revise the monograph produced in 1998 by its precursor group, the National Environmental Health Forum. The revision was thought timely in response to increased interest in using domestic rainwater tanks in both rural and urban areas. This increased interest has arisen because of widespread drought conditions, predictions of worldwide shortages of fresh water as populations continue to grow, and increased water restrictions. The number of agencies offering incentives for installation of domestic tanks has also increased.

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks (PDF 633 KB)

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