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July 23, 2018
Whether you are a commercial retail store, builder, plumber, landscaper or other tradesperson, Team Poly are always looking for new professional relationships and sales representatives. Contact us here to find out more.

Rural Applications

July 23, 2018
Team Poly is committed to providing strong, quality poly products designed to meet the needs of rural Australia. You can’t make it rain, but you can store it when it does! Whatever your water storage needs are, contact us to find out how we can deliver water solutions for your farming needs.

Urban Applications

July 23, 2018
Team Poly Slimline tanks are ideal to catch and store water in unused areas of your property or when you have limited space. Explore our range to discover what solutions could suit your home, or contact our team for some friendly, obligation free advice.

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July 20, 2018
Special 1: Big Tank Sale Includes free delivery Free Generator with every large tank purchase.   Special 2: 5000G (22,500L) Tank Sale Enquire for Special Price Free delivery to most areas! Request a quote today for a guaranteed great deal on a 5,000 gallon tank. Our 5,000 gallon round tank is most suited to large […]

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July 17, 2018
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July 17, 2018
Cattle Feeders Do you want a reliable cattle feeder that doesn’t rust, lasts longer, saves time and is efficient? Reduces your WHS risks? And gives you greater control over how much your cattle eat? How about fattening your cattle, faster? A cattle feeder that sustains them with free range feeding when there’s no feed in […]
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Water Tank Installation Guide

June 17, 2018
Site Preparation There are several factors that will determine the most appropriate location of your rainwater tank. First walk around your house and note the locations of your downpipes. The closer the tank is to a downpipe, the simpler your install will be. Once you have selected an appropriate site, you can begin to prepare […]
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3 Benefits Water Pressure Pump Covers Provide

June 15, 2018
Water pressure pumps cost a few hundred dollars and they often need to be placed in an outside area. While many pumps are made to function in the open, without any protection they will be hit with the sun’s harmful UV rays, soaked with rain and hail, and face the extreme weather which hits Australia. […]
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AQUAPLATE® Steel in Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
In our last article, we compared Poly Water Tanks with AQUAPLATE® Steel Tanks. In this article we look further into the features of AQUAPLATE® steel in rainwater tanks. History of AQUAPLATE® Steel Until recent decades, the most common material for rainwater tanks seen in the Australian outback were corrugated steel tanks. These tanks were often galvanised, which […]
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Australian Plumbing Requirements and Standards for Installing Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
Water authorities in Australia are tasked with delivering high-quality water that is safe to drink and use in cooking. To ensure water safety, property owners need to comply with certain requirements and stands when installing or plumbing in alternative water supplies like rainwater tanks. This article examines general requirements and standards when plumbing in a […]
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Australian Standards for Water Tanks and Tank Installations

June 15, 2018
Several important standards apply to rainwater tanks for manufacturing specifications, storing potable water, and plumbing in your tank. This article seeks to explain Australian Standards, who sets them, what they are and which ones you should look for when buying and plumbing in your rainwater tank. What Are Australian Standards? It might surprise some to […]
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Building Sustainability (BASIX) and Rainwater System Requirements in NSW

June 15, 2018
New South Wales’ Building and Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to achieve up to a 40% reduction on the consumption of potable water against the state benchmark. This benchmark is explicitly expressed as being equal to 90,340 litres of water per person per year. BASIX assessment is required for: new buildings that consist of one or more dwellings conversions of […]
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Buying Rainwater Tanks in Victoria – Council, State and National Water Tank Regulations

June 15, 2018
When choosing to purchase and install a rainwater tank in Victoria, you should understand rules and regulations at all three levels of governments – your local council, the State of Victoria and National guidelines. Many rainwater tank requirements are common sense and easy to comply with. If worried, this article is intended to help you […]
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Can You Bury Poly Water Tanks in the Ground?

June 15, 2018
Some people would like to bury their water tanks to either reduce their height or hide them completely from view. Unlike steel tanks which cannot be buried due to corrosive reasons, with a poly tank you have no such worries. This article will look at a few things you need to keep in mind if […]
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Choosing a Location for Your Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
If you are you looking to purchase a rainwater tank, then you should have an understanding of what tank size you need. Once you have worked out how much rainwater you wish (and are able) to harvest, your next step will be identifying an appropriate location for a tank that size on your property. There are five […]
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Choosing a Septic Tank System to Store and Manage Sewage

June 15, 2018
If you are a reading this page, then you are likely wondering what a septic tank system is, and why you would need one. Or perhaps you are looking to buy and are researching options. This article aims to explore and answer all these questions in a succinct manner. Why are Septic Tank Systems Required? You will […]
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Choosing a Suitable Rainwater Tank – Poly Tank Range of Models, Sizes and Styles

June 15, 2018
Modern waters tanks are available in a range of models, sizes and styles so that buyers can choose the right size and shape to fit in with their property and rainwater harvesting needs. Team Poly offer one of the most diverse range of poly water tanks: Round Tanks (545L to 50,050L) a traditional rounded corrugated look Boabab […]
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Benefits of Rain Heads When Harvesting Rainwater

June 15, 2018
  If you have trees surrounding your home or roof capture area, then leaves will no doubt fall or be blown onto there. When it rains, water washes these leaves, as well as sticks, insects and other matter into gutters and downpipes. Unless guarded against, such matter will wash into the pipework and potentially end […]
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Components of a Fully Integrated Rainwater Harvesting System

June 15, 2018
  Your rainwater tank is a key piece in your rainwater harvesting system, but it is one of many when it comes to delivering quality water into your home. There are various components (accessories) to the system to consider that can affect your water quality, how the water is distributed around your home and the […]
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Council Requirements for Water Tanks in New Homes

June 15, 2018
  If you are building a new home in Adelaide region then it is important to understand your water supply requirements to your property. This includes meeting certain council requirements for rainwater storage and plumbing. So there are two main questions you that will need to answer: What are my council requirements for water tanks? […]
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Council Rules when Connecting Your Rainwater to Mains Water

June 15, 2018
  As explained in a previous article, water tank requirements in the Adelaide metropolitan area vary in accordance to each council’s rules and regulations. However, there are some specific requirements that all South Australians must observe if connecting your rainwater tank to mains water. SA Water’s Rainwater Plumbing Guide states that: “Where rainwater is required by legislation to […]
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Deciding Between Multiple Water Tanks or One Large Tank?

June 15, 2018
When looking for a water tank, many consider buying just one to meet their needs. Yet, there are several reasons why getting two or more might be better. This article will explore reasons why you might wish to install multiple water tanks rather than one large tank or vice-versa. Factors to Consider When Choosing Choosing […]
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Do You Need a Plumber to Install Your Rainwater Tank?

June 15, 2018
  While most water tanks are easy to install yourself, any plumbing into your home for use in toilets, hot water systems or laundry must be completed by a licensed plumber. You should not carry out the plumbing work yourself unless you are a licensed plumber. Licensed plumbers will be will be aware of Australian […]
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Establishing Rainwater Harvesting Capacity

June 15, 2018
  Did you know 1mm of rain falling on 1m2 of your roof provides 1 litre of water in your tank? Using the average suburban roof of 200m2, if you receive 500mm of rain per year, then you will harvest 100,000L of rainwater (200m2 * 500mm = 100,000L). This is a conservative estimate—many houses are bigger today […]
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Fixing and Preventing Rainwater Tank Overflow Problems

June 15, 2018
Installing screening on your tanks is a necessity and council requirement to keep out mosquitoes and insects from your tank. Yet, screening can introduce new problems that tank owners should be aware of. Without proper tank maintenance to clean out strainers and unclog screens, water might end up overflowing from the top of your tank and/or not […]
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Galvanised Steel in Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
  In our last article, we compared Poly Water Tanks with Galvanised Steel Tanks. In this article we look further into the features of galvanised steel water tanks. Until recent decades, the most common material for rainwater tanks seen in the Australian outback were corrugated steel tanks. These tanks were often galvanised, which is a process […]
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Leaf Screening: Gutter Guards vs Rain Heads

June 15, 2018
If you will be harvesting rainwater from your roof, then you might be wondering how to guard against leaves, insects and debris entering your water supply. There are solutions like water diverters, which work great and should always be installed. Screening prior to water entering your pipework also makes sense. This article explores two pre-filtration screening […]
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Help Property Owners Choose a Water Tank to Fit Space Limitations

June 15, 2018
When building a house, especially on a smaller lot, it might be difficult planning where to place a rainwater tank. Many builders will often just plonk in a storage tank in the most convenient location, below a downpipe on the outside of a house. Presenting a few options, however, to the property owner, shows an attention […]
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How to Clean Sludge Out of Your Water Tank

June 15, 2018
To ensure rainwater collected in your tank remains clean and fresh, it is important to properly maintain your tank. Part of this maintenance involves cleaning out the sludge that builds up at the bottom from the accumulation of sediment and organic matter. What is sludge? Even with strainers, plant material, waste and sediment will still […]
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How to Install a Poly Slimline Tank

June 15, 2018
Slimline rainwater tanks are a very attractive option for modern homes since they can be easily tucked away or situated alongside the external wall of your house. This article will explore the slimline tanks that Team Poly manufacture and provide advice for slimline tank installation. Slimline Tank Models Available Team Poly provide a diverse slimline tank […]
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How to Install Team Poly’s Razor Slimline Tanks

June 15, 2018
When deciding the best location for your tank, keep in mind that the closer your tank is to your downpipe, the simpler it will be to install. Slimline tanks which are normally located alongside a house are therefore a good option, especially our Razor slimline tanks which are designed to be bracketed to your house […]
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How to Install Underground Poly Water Tanks

June 15, 2018
Underground water tanks are great if you want to harvest rainwater and not have valuable surface space being taken up. Team Poly’s underground water tanks are made in Australia according to a patented and leading German-engineered design that provides optimum strength and optional self-cleaning filter. Please refer to our underground tank installation guide for complete instructions. This article […]
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How to Link Multiple Water Storage Tanks Together

June 15, 2018
In a previous article, we covered the question of whether multiple water tanks or one single tank would be the best option. If you believe multiple water tanks are the best way forward for your situation, then reading this article will give you some understanding about how your tanks can be linked. When installing your tanks, we […]
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How to Spot a Cheap Water Tank from a Quality Tank

June 15, 2018
We have all experienced the salesman who will do or say almost anything to have us buy something. An often used phrase during their pitch is “higher quality”. It is heard so often, “high quality this” and “high quality that” such words often carry little to no substance. Yet, most of us are often willing […]
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Ideas for Hiding Rainwater Tanks on Properties

June 15, 2018
Operation securities (OPSEC) is a military term, and is a process that identifies useful information to opposing forces that should be hidden. One of the most rudimentary ideologies of OPSEC is to hide preparations so that others don’t have any clue what you are up to. While such is a remarkable notion, hiding important things […]

Installing a Rainwater Tank that is Safe for Drinking

June 15, 2018
  Most rainwater stored in Australian water tanks gets stored within a poly plastic membrane or tank. This remains true whether your tank is made from galvanised steel, some stainless steel tanks, BlueScope Steel’s AQUAPLATE® or ZINCALUME® or just straight polyethylene. Given this, it is important to ensure your poly tank or inner poly lining is made […]
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Is it Safe to Drink Water from Rainwater Tanks?

June 15, 2018
  Water is a valuable resource and rainwater stored in a tank is safe to drink as long as proper steps are taken. You just need to ensure that parts of your rainwater harvesting system are made of safe food-grade materials and properly maintained. To ensure the safety of your catchment area, you need to […]
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Is Your Rainwater Safe to Bath and Shower In?

June 15, 2018
Most people are comfortable with the idea of using rainwater for washing clothes or flushing toilets, but some have reservations about bathing, showering or drinking rainwater. Provided that you take simple precautions, rainwater is perfectly safe to drink (read more in our article Is it Safe to Drink Water from Rainwater Tanks?). Since it is safe to drink […]
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Main Tank Fittings and Accessories When Plumbing in Your Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
When buying a rainwater tank, you can save money by ensuring many required fittings and accessories are included in your deal. This is especially important if plumbing your rainwater into your house. This article is intended to help you know what other fittings and accessories you will need when plumbing in your rainwater tank. Standard Tank Fittings As […]
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Maintaining Your Rainwater Tank for Potable Water

June 15, 2018
Harvesting rainwater into a water storage tank can provide you with a valuable source of water to be used throughout your home or property. Provided your rainwater tank has been correctly installed and is safe to use for storing drinking water (AS/NZS 4020), you will need to ensure that your tank is properly maintained. Maintaining your rainwater […]
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Rainwater Tank “First Flush” Water Diverters

June 15, 2018
Rainwater diverters ensure a cleaner water supply by stopping the initial run-off of rainwater from entering your rainwater tank. This “first flush” of rainwater may contain debris, leaves or possibly chemicals and particles blowing through the air. Why Should You Install a Water Diverter? They provide fresher water and are a preventative measure against mosquitoes and their […]
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Rainwater Tank and Installation Costs – Tank, Pump, Screen, Cover & Accessory Prices

June 15, 2018
Rainwater tank prices can vary significantly depending upon manufacturing brand, supplier, material type and your desired style of tank. This article is intended to provide you, the consumer, with an understanding of the cost of installing a rainwater tank. Rainwater Tank Prices – Poly and Steel Tanks Team Poly manufacture a diverse range of poly rainwater […]
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Narrow Water Tanks for Smaller Properties and Shrinking Lot Sizes

June 15, 2018
According to the 2016 State of the Land Report (PDF) submitted to Australia’s federal government by The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), lot sizes continued to fall in urban areas around Australia. Major cities and regions reported on (Sydney, South-East Queensland, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne) are all, for the first time, now less an average of 500 […]
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NSW Development Code for Rainwater Tank Installations

June 15, 2018
When installing a water tank you need to make sure that all the work is conducted in accordance with state government specifications and requirements. This article was written for tank installers to understand the regulations in New South Wales for rainwater tanks installed above ground and below ground, and the associated plumbing requirements. Note: When working in NSW […]
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Package Pump Stations for Stormwater, Drainage and Sewage

June 15, 2018
Pump stations are used to pump fluids from one area to another. They are often used for assisting with three different drainage functions: Stormwater – draining areas that may pool with water during downpours and/or areas that might otherwise flood Surface water – ongoing draining water from a surface source to another area to be stored and/or used as needed […]
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Installing a Water Tank in South Australia: Planning, Plumbing and Protection

June 15, 2018
The South Australian Government has introduced a number of initiatives, especially in recent years, with the purpose of encouraging and ensuring more sustainable water use in the State. One of these initiatives is the requirement for mandatory water tanks, which requires a rainwater tank and rainfall harvesting system to be set in place. However, the compliance with this […]
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Installing Backflow Prevention Devices for Plumbed-in Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
When plumbing in a rainwater tank, a typical setup is to connect mains water to it as a backup water supply. When your tank runs dry, a rainwater to mains water switch can flip over to your mains water so that toilets and washing can continue without issue. Connecting to your mains water supply means a licensed […]
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Recommended Accessories for Your Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
  When you purchase a rainwater tank then there will be other parts and accessories that you will need. Sometimes they will be bundled with your water tank, often saving you money. Other times you will need to purchase them separately. The usual tank fittings and accessories include: tank fittings and tap leaf strainers and […]
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Rotathene® SUPA UV – The Sun Protection Standard for Polyethylene Water Tanks in Australia

June 15, 2018
Dorothea McKellar wrote in the second stanza of her well known Australian poem, “My Country”: I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror The wide brown land for me!  Australia is […]
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Water Retention Tanks for Fighting Bushfires

June 15, 2018
  Bushfires are a serious threat to many towns and suburbs in the Adelaide region. More than 75 towns in Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island are in bushfire prone areas. 35 suburbs in Adelaide’s fringes are prone to bushfires. If you are building a new home in and around the region of Adelaide […]
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Water Storage and Council Considerations for New Homes

June 15, 2018
  If you are looking to install a rainwater tank in your new home, then you need to be aware to any requirements that your local council might have. Council requirements vary from one area to the next so it is something that you will need to verify. Council Requirement Considerations Firstly, councils often require […]
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Water Tanks for Stormwater Detention

June 15, 2018
  If you live in and around the suburbs of Adelaide then when building a new house or performing significant additions to an existing house, your council may have stormwater detention requirements that you need to meet. Why is Stormwater Detention Required? During storms and a heavy downpour of rain a lot of stormwater can […]
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Testing the UV Protection of Polyethylene in Water Tanks Against the Harmful Effects of the Sun

June 15, 2018
Australia has one of the highest levels of UV radiation in the world with over 200 kilolangleys of UV radiation annually, double that of SE Asia, Europe and most of North America. With such high level of UV exposure, it is important that any product in Australia’s Sun be able to endure and stand the test […]
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Properly Screening Your Rainwater Tank – Rain Heads, Leaf and Overflow Strainers

June 15, 2018
To protect the quality of water in your rainwater tank you will need to use screens and strainers to filter out debris, insects and mosquitoes. This article looks at the types of screens and strainers you can install on your tank to help keep your water clean. Rain Heads (Leaf Eaters) Rain heads, also known […]
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Quick Guide to Victoria Rainwater Tank Installation Regulations

June 15, 2018
When installing a water tank, you need to make sure that all the work is conducted in accordance with state government specifications and requirements. In this article, we will look at regulations in the state of Victoria associated with rainwater tanks including general requirements, installation requirements and requirements often required by local authorities. Install Requirements for […]
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How to Calculate the Amount of Rainwater You Can Capture

June 15, 2018
Calculating the amount of rainwater you can collect is an interesting task to perform when considering rainwater storage tanks. Knowing how much rainwater you can capture provides a good upper maximum limit of water you will need to be able to store, which is often much higher than people realise. Calculating Your Rain Harvest Given […]
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Preparing for Your Rainwater Tank

June 15, 2018
  Preparing for your rainwater tank is easy. Two main areas you will want to ensure are correct include your roof and gutters and tank foundations. Roof and Gutters The roof and gutters of your catchment area are obviously a key component when harvesting rainwater. They should be cleared of any leaves or debris and damaged guttering […]
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Save Money with Rainwater Tanks and Beat Future Water Prices

June 15, 2018
Is It Worth Buying a Rainwater Tank? Water is a limited resource. Australia’s homes and industries continue to use more water, which has pushed prices higher and higher over a number of years. Prices look almost certain to continue rising along with this increasing demand. If you own a business and water is a significant […]
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Selling Team Poly Water Tanks as a Sales Agent

June 15, 2018
Whether you are a commercial retail store, builder, plumber, landscaper or other tradesperson, Team Poly are always looking for new professional relationships. This article explores many questions you may have if you are interested in selling our tanks. Are Prices Better for Sales Agents? This is our most often asked question – yes, pricings are better […]
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Setting Up Your Rainwater Tank for Drinking Water

June 15, 2018
  Rainwater from your roof can be a valuable resource and is fine to drink when stored in a safe and properly maintained rainwater tank. When installing your rainwater tank you will need to prepare your site, run piping from your roof to your tank inlet, attach piping to your overflow and install any pump […]
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Site Preparation and Pipework Installation for Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
Once you have ordered your rainwater tanks, your next task is to prepare the location (site) where your tank will be placed. This article goes through some basic steps for site preparation and piping installation so that you have a good idea what needs to be arranged and considered before your tank arrives. Site Preparation for […]
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Stainless Steel in Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
In our last article, we compared Poly Water Tanks with Stainless Steel Tanks. In this article we look further into the features of stainless steel in rainwater tanks. About Stainless Steel Unlike carbon steel, stainless steel will not readily corrode, rust or stain from water contact and moisture. Stainless steel is also known as inox steel, […]
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Switching between Rainwater and Mains Water

June 15, 2018
  A rainwater to mains water switch helps you make the most effective use of your tank water. It allows you to use your tank water supply first and then switch to mains water supply if your tank is low or empty. This set up ensures you maintain a reliable water supply to your toilets, laundry and […]
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Sun Resistance: Poly Tanks and UV Stabilisation

June 15, 2018
Polyethylene (poly) water tanks are made of a plastic material. Many have seen the effects on plastic objects that are exposed to the harmful UV-rays of our Sun. Over time, they become brittle, chalk and crack as the polymer elongation drops, that is, the structural integrity of plastic. The natural conclusion, and we know our […]
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Water Tanks for Small Spaces

June 15, 2018
The Urban Development Institute of Australia has released its 2015 State of the Land Report indicating a continuing downward trend in block sizes for new homes. The average median lot size nationwide is 474m2. Because lot size continue to decrease and homes tend to be built border to border, new home buyers must be selective when planning […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus AQUAPLATE® Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular tank choices today are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when selecting a rainwater tank is BlueScope Steel’s AQUAPLATE® steel tanks. Water tanks made from AQUAPLATE® steel sheets are made from ZINCALUME® steel (normally the older AZ150 rather than more durable newer generation AM125) that is thickly coated with […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus Galvanised Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular choices today for storing rainwater is polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when selecting a rainwater tank are thick galvanized steel tanks. Water tanks made today from galvanised steel are often thickly coated with a zinc alloy. This protects the inner steel from rust and corrosion. In […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus Stainless Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular tank choices today are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you will likely come across when deciding upon a rainwater tank are stainless steel tanks. Before comparing important differences between poly and stainless steel water tanks, it is important to understand that there are different grades of stainless steel. Grades are […]

Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus ZINCALUME® Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular choices today for storing rainwater are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when deciding on a rainwater tank is ZINCALUME® steel (a mixture of zinc and aluminium). Tanks made from ZINCALUME® steel, are made from a steel that has been dipped in aluminium (55%), zinc (43.5%) and […]
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Things to Consider When Buying a Water Tank Pump

June 15, 2018
  A water tank pump (also known as a pressure pump) is required in order to use tank water throughout your home. The pump pushes the water out of your tank providing you with pressurised water at the various tap points in your house. Homeowners generally require the tank pumps either to service their household water supply […]
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Understanding Rainwater Tank Warranties

June 15, 2018
It is not possible to foretell any issues that may occur when purchasing a water tank. Your risk however can be minimised by doing your best to choose a reliable brand and knowing you have a warranty to depend upon provides some peace of mind. This article is intended to help you understand warranties and what to […]
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Water Prices in Australia

June 15, 2018
Water is a limited resource. In Australia, our cities rely on water from diverse sources: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra rely on surface water catchments and reservoirs; Perth uses surface and groundwater reservoirs; Adelaide is dependent on the Murray River. Growing urban populations and the potential impacts of climate change have driven the need for […]
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What Colour to Choose for Your Poly Water Tank

June 15, 2018
If you have decided to purchase an above ground tank, know where you’ll locate it, then you will then need to decide upon a tank colour. Sounds simple, but then choices that seem simple often end up stumping us, especially if like me, you tend to overthink on decisions. An advantage to poly tanks is […]
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What is a “Dry System” with Rainwater Tanks?

June 15, 2018
When installing a rainwater tank, you will need to consider how to run the piping from your roof to your tank. For this piping, there are two piping systems you can choose between: 1) “Dry System”, or 2) “Wet System”. This article will describe what a “dry system” is and when you would use one with […]
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What is a “Wet System” with Rainwater Tanks?

June 15, 2018
When installing a rainwater tank, you will need to consider how to run the piping from your roof to your tank. For this piping, there are two piping systems you can choose between: 1) “Wet System”, or 2) “Dry System”. This article will describe what a “wet system” is and when you would use one with […]
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Why State Government and Councils Require Water Tank Screening

June 15, 2018
In Australia, states require you to screen all entry points to on your rainwater tank. In Queensland, local councils may fine you several hundred dollars for failing to screen your tank. South Australian government advise when planning for rainwater use, the inlet and overflow of the rainwater tank must be fitted with mosquito proof, non-degradable screens […]
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ZINCALUME® Steel in Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
In our last article, we compared Poly Water Tanks with ZINCALUME® Steel Tanks. In this article we look further into the features of ZINCALUME® steel in rainwater tanks. Introduction Until recent decades, a common material for steel roofs, sheds and rainwater tanks the littered the Australian outback were galvanised iron – steel that has been coated […]
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Stormwater Detention: Council Requirements for Residential and Property Development

June 15, 2018
Local councils require stormwater detention for residential development throughout many built-up areas in Australia. This article will look at why this is necessary in developed areas, general requirements you might need to meet, and how you can comply with water detention requirements. What is Stormwater Detention? As the number of residential homes increase and areas […]
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Brochure Downloads

June 6, 2018
Product Catalogues Team Poly Product Catalogue Team Poly Rural Tank and Agricultural Range Team Poly Urban Tank Range Product Brochures Boabab Water Tanks Brochure (PDF) Razor Slimline Tanks Brochure (PDF) Delivery Zones Team Poly Delivery Zones (PDF) Installation Guides Round Tank Installation Guide (PDF) Razor Installation Guide (PDF) Li-Lo Underground Tank Installation Guide (PDF) Rotathene® […]

Frequently Asked Questions

June 6, 2018
Table of Contents I’ve decided to get a rainwater tank, but where do I start? Why should I purchase a Team Poly tank? What makes Team Poly tanks a quality product? Do you provide guarantee on your tanks? Are Team Poly tanks manufactured in Australia? Which Australian standards apply to rainwater tanks? What are Team […]

Water Tank Rebates

June 6, 2018
Rebates for rainwater tanks are often available in each Australian state, and your local government may provide incentives so also check with your council. Below we have gathered information for rebates in states that Team Poly service (details may become inaccurate over time, so please confirm by checking the linked sources): South Australia (SA) There […]
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Tank Specifications

June 6, 2018
Team Poly have a wide range of poly water tanks and storage tanks to suit particular styles and dimensions. Traditional Round Corrugated Tanks Boabab Round Tanks Slimline Modular Tanks Slimline Aqua Spring Tanks Slimline Razor Tanks Underground Tanks Cartage Tanks Storage Tanks Traditional Round Corrugated Tanks Description Diameter (mm) Inlet Height (mm) Overall Height (mm) […]
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Tank Selection Guide

June 6, 2018
Following this step-by-step guide will help to ensure that you select the right Team Poly water tank: Step 1: Establish Rainwater Harvesting Capacity Step 2: Determine Water Tank Accessories Step 3: Identify Appropriate Tank Location Step 4: Select Your Desired Tank Style Step 5: Choose Your Tank Colour Step 6: Confirm Location Space Step 7: […]

Stainless Steel Tanks

June 6, 2018
Unlike carbon steel, stainless steel will not readily corrode, rust or stain from water contact and moisture. Stainless steel is also known as inox steel, derived from the French word “inoxydable“. The strength and durability of stainless steel makes it a desirable yet expensive option. Due to its expense it is normally used in products […]

Rotathene “SUPA UV” Poly Tanks

June 6, 2018
While poly water tanks are one of the most popular tank choices, it is important to consider that not all poly tanks are the same. Australia has one of the highest levels of UV radiation in the world with over 200 kilolangleys of UV radiation annually, double that of SE Asia, Europe and most of […]

Poly Water Tanks

June 6, 2018
One of the most popular tank choices today are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Poly water tanks can last a long time, up to 20 years or more. The material can withstand the harsh effects of the Sun due to UV-stabilisers added to the moulding mix. These stabilisers inhibit or absorb the harmful UV light preventing […]

Galvanised Steel Tanks

June 6, 2018
Until recent decades, the most common material for rainwater tanks seen in the Australian outback were corrugated steel tanks. These tanks were often galvanised, which is a process where a protective zinc alloy is applied to iron in order to provide an electrochemical protection against rust and corrosion. Galvanised steel is found in many products […]

Fibreglass Water Tanks

June 6, 2018
Fibreglass water tanks (Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic) can be found on the market for storing rainwater. They are often comprised of a resin, mixed with a hardener with glass fibres that are sprayed into a mould. A food-grade coating exists on their interior surface so that they can safely store drinkable rainwater. The fibreglass material […]

Concrete Water Tanks

June 6, 2018
Concrete rainwater tanks are expensive, but ideal for underground water storage or when large quantities of water need storing. They are often long lasting, although cracking will eventually happen over time depending upon the strength of concrete and level of reinforced with steel. One benefit, but also disadvantage, is the lime that is found in […]

ZINCALUME® Steel Tanks

June 6, 2018
Until recent decades, a common material for steel roofs, sheds and rainwater tanks the littered the Australian outback were galvanised iron – steel that has a zinc coating to provide protection against rust and corrosion. Prior to 1976 many steel roofs were also galvanised. Then BHP Steel (now BlueScope Steel) developed and launched ZINCALUME® steel […]

AQUAPLATE® Steel Tanks

June 6, 2018
Prior to 1970’s many steel roofs were large galvanised. Then a Chicago-based company, Lithostrip Corporation and Pre Finish Metals, discovered a way to successfully bond paint to a galvanised base. John Lysaght brought the technology into Australia and invested much time and effort getting the process right. This resulted in COLORBOND® steel being rolled out […]

Mosquito Prevention

June 6, 2018
Throughout Australia, mosquitoes can be found in every state and will rapidly breed where there is an open fresh water supply. Rainwater collecting in pot plants and trays, buckets and the like create fertile breeding grounds. A water tank that isn’t properly screened is just asking for trouble. When purchasing a strainer or screening the […]
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Water Diverter

June 6, 2018
Rainwater diverters ensure a cleaner water supply by stopping the initial run-off of rainwater from entering your rainwater tank. This “first flush” of rainwater may contain debris, leaves or possibly chemicals and particles blowing through the air. A correctly installed water diverter will result in less debris finding its way into your rainwater tank. Pages […]
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Rain Heads (Leaf Eaters)

June 6, 2018
Rain heads, also known as leaf eaters, are a PVC head piece often installed at the top of a downpipe jus below your gutter. The rain head has a screened opening that allows water to pass through while deflecting leaves and debris. They also help to keep mosquitoes, frogs and vermin out of your pipe […]

Pump and Cover

June 6, 2018
If you are plumbing in your rainwater tank to your house or property, then you will require a pressure pump. The pump is used to push rainwater out of your tank to where you need it. Team Poly supply a range of quality pumps to meet your needs. If concerned, please talk with us. It […]

Tank Overflow Screens

June 6, 2018
Located at the top on your tank wall is a round hole wide where an overflow pipe is connected to. Your tank’s overflow pipe is another way insects and vermin can find their way into your tank if left unscreened. To protect against creepy crawlies, mosquitoes and frogs climbing up your overflow pipes and making […]

Manhole Cover (Tank Inlet Cover)

June 6, 2018
If sunlight can reach your rainwater, then it can create an ripe environment for algae to grow. To prevent this it is recommended that you procure a cover to the top of your tank where rainwater flows in. They are normally made to fit in with tank inlet water strainer, or can be purchased separately. […]

Tank Inlet Strainers

June 6, 2018
Located on top of your rainwater tank will be a round hole about 200mm to 500mm in diameter. The pipe work from your gutters lead rainwater to this opening which then flows into your water tank. If you leave this opening unscreened then leaves, debris, mosquitoes, frogs and the like would enter your water tank. […]

Gutter Screening

June 6, 2018
Gutter screening can be purchased which is also known as gutter guard, gutter covering, gutter protection, or a leaf guard. These are special mesh screens that cover the top of your roof guttering to keep out leaves and the like, obviously helping to improve the rainwater quality that flows into your tank. Pages Related Installation […]

Flexible Pipe Coupling

June 6, 2018
When installing your tank, to prevent stress upon your tank and outlet from ground movement, vibrations and the like it is important to have a 300mm flexible rubber hose act as a coupling from your ball valve to your supported poly piping. Failure to do this can lead to leaking and will often void your […]

Ball Valve

June 6, 2018
A ball valve has a perforated ball inside that pivots when the handle in turned. When the handle is inline with the pipes, the the ball turns revealing a hole that allows water to flow through. When the handle is pivoted 90-degrees the ball turns providing a solid wall that prevents water from flowing through. […]

Our Rainwater Tanks

June 5, 2018
Rainwater Tanks Do you need a rainwater tank? Team Poly provide water storage solutions and offer a wide range of water tank designs complete with water pumps and accessories. Select Your Water Tank Style Choose from a wide range of tank styles including your traditional corrugated tanks, slimline tanks or ultra-modern Boabab tanks. Lack surface […]

Field Days & Ag Shows

June 5, 2018
Team Poly attend popular field days and agricultural shows throughout the year. South East Field Days (17th & 18th March 2017) Kapunda Farm Fair (13th & 14th April 2018) Broken Hill Ag Fair (5th & 6th May 2018) Eyre Peninsula Field Days (August 2018) Riverland Field Days (15th & 16th September 2017) York Peninsula Field […]

RainBank Mains Water Backup System

June 5, 2018
Team Poly supply Davey’s RankBank® mains water backup system. RainBank® automatically decides to source rainwater first or mains water as back up. RainBank® can allow you to replace up to 40% of your household potable or drinking water usage with rainwater. Because RainBank® is working all year round you can save water even during winter. […]

Rain Head (Leaf Eater)

June 5, 2018
Rain heads, also known as leaf eaters, are a PVC head piece often installed at the top of the downpipe that leads water into your tank. As rainwater flows down a roof and into the gutters its often collects leaves which then get washed into the pipework leading to your tank. While “gutter guards” can […]

Water Diverters

June 5, 2018
Team Poly make easy-to-install and eco-safe 60 litre water diverters. Unlike other diverters on the market, you don’t need to purchase additional piping separately. Everything is included in our special self-contained water diverter unit. Water diverters ensure a cleaner water supply by stopping the initial run-off of rainwater from entering your rainwater tank. This “first […]

Water Pump Covers

June 5, 2018
Team Poly’s covers for water pressure pumps and designed to house most pumps and filter systems. They all come with 5 years warranty and colours can be matched to your tank. 830mm (L) x 460mm (W) x 590mm (H) Pump Cover Benefits There are three main benefits that pump covers provide: Protection – covers will […]

Water Tank Pumps

June 4, 2018
To use your tank rainwater throughout your house or property you will need a water pump. Careful water pump selection is important in order to maximise pump performance, efficiency and service life. Team Poly recommend and supply Davey and ClayTech water pumps—two well established and reputable brands.           To take full advantage […]

Water Tank Accessories

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s water tanks come with necessary fittings, but they can also be separately purchased. If you are plumbing in your water tank, then check out our water pumps, tank self-cleaning system and mains water backup system. Water Pressure Pumps Team Poly provide surface and submersible water pumps from leading reputable brands: Davey ClayTech Water […]

3,750L Pump Station (825 Gallon)

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s iCON Pump Stations are used in areas where gravity drainage to waste water services are not available. They are moulded in durable polyethylene and built to conform to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 which makes them appropriate for domestic or industrial use. The iCON Pump Station is designed to withstand ground and water pressure […]

2,700L Pump Station (600 Gallon)

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s iCON Pump Stations are used in areas where gravity drainage to waste water services are not available. They are moulded in durable polyethylene and built to conform to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 which makes them appropriate for domestic or industrial use. The iCON Pump Station is designed to withstand ground and water pressure […]

1,200L Pump Station (260 Gallon)

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s iCON Pump Stations are used in areas where gravity drainage to waste water services are not available. They are moulded in durable polyethylene and built to conform to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 which makes them appropriate for domestic or industrial use. The iCON Pump Station is designed to withstand ground and water pressure […]

900L Pump Station (200 Gallon)

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s iCON Pump Stations are used in areas where gravity drainage to waste water services are not available. They are moulded in durable polyethylene and built to conform to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 which makes them appropriate for domestic or industrial use. The iCON Pump Station is designed to withstand ground and water pressure […]

600L Pump Station (130 Gallon)

June 4, 2018
Team Poly’s iCON Pump Stations are used in areas where gravity drainage to waste water services are not available. They are moulded in durable polyethylene and built to conform to Australian Standards AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 which makes them appropriate for domestic or industrial use. The iCON Pump Station is designed to withstand ground and water pressure […]

1,000 Litre Cartage Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 1000 Litres Length 1530mm Width 1200mm Height 1060mm Accessories All tanks above 500L are baffled All tanks above 500L feature sumps Screw on lids and breathers are provided Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Warranty Information Farm Products Catalogue Cartage Tank Features suitable for water or chemical […]

500 Litre Cartage Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 500 Litres Length 1280mm Width 820mm Height 940mm Accessories All tanks above 500L are baffled All tanks above 500L feature sumps Screw on lids and breathers are provided Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Warranty Information Farm Products Catalogue Cartage Tank Features suitable for water or chemical […]

300 Litre Cartage Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 300 Litres Length 1380mm Width 610mm Height 750mm Accessories Screw on lids and breathers are provided Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Warranty Information Farm Products Catalogue Cartage Tank Features suitable for water or chemical storage cartage tanks 500L and above are baffled cartage tanks 500L and […]

200 Litre Cartage Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 200 Litres Length 990mm Width 610mm Height 750mm Accessories Screw on lids and breathers are provided Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Warranty Information Farm Products Catalogue Cartage Tank Features suitable for water or chemical storage cartage tanks 500L and above are baffled cartage tanks 500L and […]

Terms and Conditions of Sale

June 4, 2018
Printable Version 1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION 1.1 Definitions In these terms and conditions, unless the context otherwise requires: “Application” in relation to a Buyer means the Credit Account Application signed by the Buyer which refers to these terms and conditions. “Consequential Loss” means, in connection with a breach of these terms and conditions or other […]

Privacy Policy

June 4, 2018
Team Poly and its related companies will comply with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 and the privacy provisions of other applicable legislation. Team Poly views any breach of privacy protection as serious, and will take appropriate action in such cases. Any personal information collected by Team Poly is covered by this policy. Personal […]

Disclaimer

June 4, 2018
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Team Poly Pty Ltd and whilst we try our best to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect […]

Li-Lo 5,000 Litre Underground Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 5000 Litres (1100 gallons) Length 2890mm Width 2300mm Height 1320mm Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Li-Lo Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Li-Lo Underground Tank Features German engineered and manufactured in Australia. No Ballasting required. Compact shallow excavation design. Fully integrated self cleaning option. Driveway […]

Li-Lo 3,000 Litre Underground Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 3000 Litres (660 gallons) Length 2450mm Width 2100mm Height 1050mm Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Li-Lo Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Li-Lo Underground Tank Features German engineered and manufactured in Australia. No Ballasting required. Compact shallow excavation design. Fully integrated self cleaning option. Driveway […]

Li-Lo 1,500 Litre Underground Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 1500 Litres (330 gallons) Length 2100mm Width 1250mm Height 1010mm Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria View Agent Price List Other Resources Li-Lo Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Li-Lo Underground Tank Features German engineered and manufactured in Australia. No Ballasting required. Compact shallow excavation design. Fully integrated self cleaning option. Driveway […]

22,500 Litre Boabab Water Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 22500 Litres (5000 gallons) Top Diameter 3850mm Bottom Diameter 3440mm Overall Height 2760mm Accessories 500mm leaf strainer 90mm overflow Brass outlet and ball valve Availability No longer available View Agent Price List Other Resources Boabab Water Tanks Brochure Round Tank Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Boabab Tank Features Each tank […]

10,000 Litre Boabab Water Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 10000 Litres (2200 gallons) Top Diameter 3060mm Bottom Diameter 2730mm Overall Height 2190mm Accessories 200mm leaf strainer 90mm overflow Brass outlet and ball valve Availability South Australia only View Agent Price List Other Resources Boabab Water Tanks Brochure Round Tank Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Boabab Tank Features Each tank […]

Team Poly’s Tank Warranty

June 4, 2018
Terms and conditions Team Poly Tanks Pty Ltd, ABN 79 162 065 778 (“Team Poly”) of 30 Waddikee Road, Lonsdale, South Australia 5160 (Ph: 1300 658 961) warrants that new products sold by it will be free from defects in materials and workmanship, on a pro-rata basis for the warranty periods stated below. Team Poly […]

5,000 Litre Boabab Water Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 5000 Litres (1100 gallons) Top Diameter 2140mm Bottom Diameter 1860mm Overall Height 1805mm Accessories 200mm leaf strainer 90mm overflow Brass outlet and ball valve Availability South Australia only View Agent Price List Other Resources Boabab Water Tanks Brochure Round Tank Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Boabab Tank Features Each tank […]

3,000 Litre Boabab Water Tank

June 4, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 3000 Litres (650 gallons) Top Diameter 1845mm Bottom Diameter 1600mm Overall Height 1520mm Accessories 200mm leaf strainer Brass outlet and ball valve Availability South Australia only View Agent Price List Other Resources Boabab Water Tanks Brochure Round Tank Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Boabab Tank Features Each tank not only […]

1,000 Litre Boabab Water Tank

June 1, 2018
Tank Specifications Capacity 1000 Litres (220 gallons) Top Diameter 1115mm Bottom Diameter 860mm Overall Height 1495mm Accessories 200mm leaf strainer Brass outlet and ball valve Availability South Australia only View Agent Price List Other Resources Boabab Water Tanks Brochure Round Tank Installation Guide Warranty Information Download Product Catalogue Boabab Tank Features Each tank not only […]

Stock Storage Tanks (Stackable)

June 1, 2018
Do you need stock storage tanks for storing feed, grapes or other produce as needed? Stock Storage Tank Diameter (mm) Wall Height (mm) Total Height (mm) Accessories NSW SA VIC 900L Low Profile Tank (200G) 1,300 900 1,200 2,300L Tank (500G) 1,950 970 1,200 Team Poly’s stock storage tanks here are designed to be stackable […]

Livestock Troughs and Treatment Baths

June 1, 2018
Do you need feeding troughs or treatment baths for your livestock? Team Poly can provide your livestock water and feed circulation needs with an extensive range of troughs in round and square formats with installation through linkable, stand alone or fence mounted options. Round Stock Troughs Capacity Diameter (mm) Height (mm) 250L (flat sided) 1000 […]

About Us

May 31, 2018
Thank you for your interest in the range of Team Poly Water Solutions For Life. Team Poly has manufactured and distributed over 1 million water tanks throughout Australia since 1990. This provides us with a wealth of experience and ability to understand your needs whether you are a home owner, tradesperson, farmer or industrial. Modern […]

Testimonial Reviews

May 31, 2018
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For Plumbers

May 31, 2018
Are you a plumber looking for wholesale opportunities? Find out how you can partner with Team Poly to deliver end to end rainwater solutions for your customers. Contact us here to find out more.

Underdeck Water Tank

May 30, 2018
Do you have limited space, but a nice deck area? Team Poly’s underdeck rainwater tank is designed to fit inconspicuously beneath your deck. Tank Specifications Capacity 1000 Litres Length 2420mm Width 1225mm Height 620mm Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria Capacity 2000 Litres Length 2420mm Width 1225mm Height 960mm Availability NSW; South Australia; Victoria Other Resources […]

Industrial Storage Tanks

May 30, 2018
Do you need an industrial tank? Team Poly supply custom-fitted industrial tanks for a range of uses. Whether you need molasses tanks for farming, liquid storage for mining, storage tanks for chemical storage and processing, or storage tanks to hold liquid fertiliser, liquid feed or some other substance; Team Poly can customise your tanks with […]

Water Usage Calculator

May 30, 2018
Total Litres per day: 0 Total Litres per year: 0 Inside Water Usage Water Use Quantity Water Consumption L/day L/year Shower 10L/minute Bathtub 150L     Dishwasher 30L/load Front Load Washing Machine 80L/load Top Load Washing Machine 100L/load Brushing Teeth with tap running 5L/minute Drinking, Cleaning, Cooking/person 10L/day/person Hand Basin Use 5L/time Toilet Flush single […]