Slash Your Water Bills in Adelaide by Installing Rainwater Tanks

Installing rainwater tanks in your Adelaide backyard is the perfect way to slash your water bill. With the cost of water on the rise, many families are buckling under the pressure to pay their hefty bills. Coupled with the price of living also rising it can be very stressful for a young family. However, rather than cutting back on a necessity like water, there is a simple way to enjoy the water you need without paying a lot for it. Installing a rainwater tank on your property will allow you to stop relying on mains water as your only water source. Instead of paying top dollar for water, you can enjoy clean, fresh water straight from the sky. The best part is, rainwater is completely free. Don’t let the gift of free waters from the sky simply roll off your roof and evaporate into the ground. Using your rainwater tank capture the environmentally friendly source of water and utilise it in your household.

In addition to rainwater cutting your water bills there are also countless other benefits. If your council has placed your area on water restrictions, you can turn to your other water source to tend to your garden. That way you can enjoy a beautiful, lush, green lawn all year round without have to go against your council’s restrictions. It’s not just your garden though that can benefit from rainwater. With the right sized tank and climate, you can reduce your reliance on mains water by a staggering 100 per cent. By cutting your reliance on mains water down by so much, not only will you dramatically reduce your water bills but you will also help the environment. You will reduce the demand for new desalination plants and dams, as well as protect outstanding environmental flows in rives. Furthermore, it will decrease the cost of infrastructure and operations.

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While you may want to reduce your reliance on mains water as much as possible, it’s important to note that there are restrictions on utilizing rainwater for drinking and cooking. Most states and territories in Australia have restrictions regarding the consumption of rainwater, as a matter of safety. While it is possible to consume it, the rainwater tank must be designed, operated and maintained to the highest of standards to ensure the water is safe to drink. If you have a weakened immune system or someone in your family does, it’s advised to ensure the rainwater you consume is disinfected. It is also worthy to remember that mains water is disinfected, filtered and most likely fluoridated, while rainwater is not.

The great thing about installing a rainwater tank is that it doesn’t really cost you anything. While the initial cost of set up will need to be paid, once it’s installed there’s not much more to worry about. For tanks fitted with a pump they may rely on electricity to run but this is not a big cost. Another factor is maintenance, however, the homeowner can carry this out. What’s even better is you can enjoy rebates from the state government. If you are interested in finding out the rebates of offer in your area, you can contact your council directly, who will be more than happy to tell you.

If you want to enjoy the benefits rainwater tanks can bring you, it’s time to contact a rainwater expert. The team at Greener Housing Solution can assist you with all your rainwater tank needs. To find out more about their Rainwater Tanks on Offer in Adelaide.

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