Guidance on use of rainwater tanks

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks consolidates the most up-to-date information and advice as a resource for both Environmental Health Officers and other professionals, and for those members of the public seeking detailed guidance.

Page last updated: 25 January 2012

This guidance document provides information on the range of potential hazards which can threaten water quality, preventative measures which can be used to stop these hazards from contaminating rainwater, straightforward monitoring and maintenance activities, and, where necessary, corrective actions.

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks includes information on design and installation of rainwater tanks, as well as the potential of rainwater tanks to contribute to improved water conservation.


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