Storage Containers

Selecting a Rainwater storage container can be a daunting task!

Due to the vast varieties that are available, it may not be so easy to select the right one, but the container used to store water safely, and to meet your specific goals is the most important component of a Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) system.

Several considerations, besides the obvious ones of cost and size, need to be factored into our decision, such as durability, watertight construction, safety, and limited sunlight (UV rays) penetration. Early man did not have the choices we have today, and used whatever was available. Animal skins, wooden vessels, clay pots and earthen dugouts worked well for small amounts, and as technology has advanced, demand for self-storage increases, and less clean, safe water is accessible, a multiple of choices are becoming more and more available.

High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 22″-24″dia x 38″-39″ high (54 – 60 gallons)
  • A great stater rain barrel
  • Food grade and very durable
  • Light weight, re-purposed food container
  • Residential application


OUR PICK!

Polyethylene and Polypropylene (PE / PP) small

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 21″ – 30″ dia x 32″ – 41″ high (50 – 60 gallons)
  • A great starter rain barrel
  • Creative designs & color options
  • Easy to setup, purpose built containers
  • Residential application


OUR PICK!

Wood (reclaimed wine barrels)

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 25″-29″dia x 34″-38″ high (58 – 60 gallons)
  • Authentic Oak, must not dry out
  • Re-purposed wine barrel, looks great in gardens
  • Very strong, heavy (+100 lbs) and will last years if properly maintained
  • Residential application

OUR PICK!

Polyethylene and Polypropylene (PE / PP) medium

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 3′ – 48″ dia x 4′ – 48″ high (65 – 200 gallons)
  • Better price per gallon than the smaller plastic models
  • Creative designs & color options
  • Easy to setup, purpose built containers
  • Residential and application

OUR PICK!

Polyethylene and Polypropylene (PE / PP) largePoly Water Storage Tank

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 3′ – 12′ dia x 4′ – 13′ high (200 – 12,500 gallons)
  • Above ground and underground options
  • Multiple options for a variety of uses
  • Lightweight and easy to ship and handle on site
  • Residential and commercial application

OUR PICK!

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP)Reinforced Fiberglass Water Storage Tank

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 5′ – 14′ dia x 5′ – 36′ high (500 – 50,000gallons)
  • Reinforced for underground application
  • Lightweight and easy to ship
  • Rustproof and corrosion resistant
  • Residential and commercial application

ConcreteConcrete Water Storage Tank

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 9′ dia x 6′ – 18′ high (1,980 – 5,960 gallons)
  • Reinforced cast-in-place concrete walls
  • Unlimited possibilities where sizes can reach over 50 million gl
  • Plumbing and connections can be all underground
  • Residential and farming application

Corrugated SteelCorrugated Steel Water Storage Tank

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 67″-39′ dia x 66″-18′ high (1,000 – 64,841 gallons)
  • Engineered and manufactured in U.S.A.
  • Economical and durable
  • Custom design options & assembled on-site
  • Residential and Commercial applications

Bolted SteelBolted Steel Water Storage Container

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 9′-124′ dia x 8′-24′ high (4,000 – 2,200,000 gallons)
  • Engineered and manufactured in U.S.A.
  • Powder coating or Fiberglass lining
  • Structural steel construction
  • Industrial application

Composite Elevated Storage Tank (CET)Composite Elevated Water Storage Tank

  • Available Sizes / Storage Capacities: 39′-116′ dia x 19′-48′ high (1,000 – 3,000,000 gallons)
  • Erected on a steel or concrete pedestal
  • Welded steel construction (tank)
  • Space saving and cost efficient
  • Large municipality application

 

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