A flexible water storage solution Bladder tanks are both ‘off the shelf’ and custom made, they can be manufactured to solve a wide range of water storage problem areas. Also known as ‘Pillow Tanks’ as they are also called can be concealed beneath a decking area or the main building area. Bladder or ‘Pillow Tanks’ can be joined together for large water storage solutions.
Often used in the domestic situation beneath a deck or other low area, bladder tanks work well as a space saving and efficient methods of harvesting rainwater. In commercial installations they are again used is areas where space, especially height is limited.
Prices will vary depending on size however around $800 – 1000 for a 1500 – 2000L Tank.
Bladder Tanks or Pillow Tanks are used widely as a solution to water storage problems. Most designs are usually self supporting, however manufactures do supply models with a rigid steel frame.
Today, bladder tanks can be manufactured to fit most size and architectural requirements. All models can easily be connected to existing garden watering systems
Bladder tanks can be concealed beneath a new decking area or existing building. When connected together they can provide a flexible water storage solution for space limited areas. Like all water collection systems, they do require to be connected to a storm water or overflow drain.
Bladder tanks are also well suited to solving temporary water storage problems where water tanks are costly to install on a short term basis.
What to Look For in Bladder Tanks
- Algae resistant
- UV stabilised
- A tank that can be installed so that all connections will have easy access
- Overflow pipe
- Self Supporting
- Drinking water quality certification
- Professional installation or clear installation instructions for you plumber
Bladder tanks are available for sale from the following suppliers
16-18 Cromwell St, Collingwood, Vic.Australia 3067
Manufacturers and distributers of both domestic and commercial pond & dam liners. A great site for anyone interested in pond construction.