Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting is the term used for the capture of rainwater at each lot and the use of this water to supplement mains water for non-potable applications.

Why harvest rainwater?

Rainwater harvesting offers many benefits to the community, developers, and local councils including:

AQUAPLATE® steel used for rainwater tanks

  • Reduce mains water consumption
  • Reduce water supply infrastructure costs
  • Reduce requirements for new or bigger dams
  • Improve water security of supply
  • Improve asset protection (eg lawns, gardens and motor vehicles)
  • Improve stormwater quality
  • Reduce stormwater volume and peak stormwater discharges
  • Improve performance of Water Sensitive Urban Design measures

For more information on the benefits of rainwater harvesting: Download Rainwater Harvesting Solutions Brochure (490 KB)

Why use AQUAPLATE® steel?

  • Attractive shapes, textures and colours
  • Easy to maintain
  • Durable, Recyclable and Strong

Find out more about AQUAPLATE® steel download the product datasheet from the BlueScope Steel Australian Steel website.


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