As a home owner with a water tank you should carry out regular maintenance to ensure the quality of water in your tank is suitable for use.
|Clean first flush device||3 months|
|Clean gutters and remove leaves and debris||3 months|
|Check rainwater taps still have correct signage installed||6 months|
|Check tank for defects, cracks, ensure mosquito proof screens are adequate and openings have close fitting lids||6 months|
|Check roof and flashings for defects and repairs, and remove overhanging branches||6 months|
|Check for signs of mosquitoes and larvae||6 months|
|Check tank water quality – must be clear, no taste or smell||6 months|
|Clean leaf guards and mosquito screens on and in rainheads||Oct-Mar monthly and Apr-Sep quarterly|
|Check mosquito screen on tank overflow outlet||Oct-Mar monthly and Apr-Sep quarterly|
|Check rainwater tank support – if on stand or concrete slab check structural integrity of support||1 year|
|Check level of sediment in the tank||2 years|
Use the Find a Master Builder search to locate Master Builders members in your area who specialise in water tank repair and maintenance.