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2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
Rainwater collection advice

follow through this post and get the information needed ready so you are able to be helped
Basics
-you need to find out your 1:20 Intensity Frequency Duration
-roof area
-head (bottom of gutter…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

Hi guillote
1.I recommend you start your own thread
2. only 1 image is showing? was there more?
3. what are you trying to achieve?
4. that seems like an awful lot of roof…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
fast filling toilet valve

cheers will keep that in mind. I'll see if I can get to bunnings in the next few weeks

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
fast filling toilet valve

Cheers
i almost hazarded a guess id seen it from you.
is there anywhere else that stock the very low pressure gravity fed (red) seal 242LP071? either online or other stores?
bunnings is…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
fast filling toilet valve

i read something on the forums here ....i think about getting a low pressure or fast filling toilet valve? so the toilet fills faster and the pump doesnt have to…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

ok so things are getting very close to move in. what a hassle i have had with everything! builders plumbers the bank it just goes on just can't take a…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

If that's the case can i just use 40mm rural poly?
as between tank and pump only has tank volume pressure. where blue line is pressure rated and cost more
I thought…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

tanks just delivered needing to sort out some flexible hose for the tank to pump.
where's the best place to buy some of that pond flex hose? im looking for 40mm…

2 years2 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

just an update slabs poured but got hit with a massive extra for foundations so have cut alot of stuff back.
that also means normal pump. and very small pressure tank
will…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

So I don't need a pressure tank if I get a variable speed pump?

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

Ok so running through the calculator I get this for possible max and min head depending how full tank is.
will be using 50mm rural poly. With 50.8 internal diameter?

also…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

unrelated to the rest of the setup.
if i was going to gravity feed from a tank 2m higher than the bore tank is this enough head? and would 40mm rural…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

i just thought bigger was better. and if it doesnt cost too much then i will upgrade to it.
id like to be able to have 2 showers running at the…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

Thanks i appreciate your willingness to help even though quite busy
thanks will look into this
25mm metric Blue Stripe poly pipe is commonly used to connect the tank to the pump…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

Question Time
i have read you suggest pond hose and John looks like hes uses fire hose? but that appears to kink with tank pressure. do you have a link to…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

um.... WOW
answered pretty much all of it.
will process it all and get back to you with any questions
appreciate the time and effort you went to.

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

1: 4 bedroom house but only 2 people for the near future
2: apparently the bore water is quite good but has a bit of calcium/lime in it. (view from neighbour)
3:…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

yeah i had been looking into it a bit more and will get one. (will get one for bore pump as stated in the first post) and will get one…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

a more organised posted and questions in red

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

not an issue i know what its like, i had been meaning to look most of this stuff up months ago. only been able to have a few looks here…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

delete me

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
Auto Off Wall Outlet Devices

whats the reason for this?
most charges these days drop down to a trickle charge to keep the battery topped up. without overcharging anyway

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
Share neighbours Bore

building-expert
thats great insight and the fact you manually swapped power points for the pump hopefully you didnt have to do it too much.
since the bore is already sunk …

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
Share neighbours Bore

my neighbour has a bore and instead of me putting another one down we have discussed sharing it.
he has it pump to a tank and so will i so its…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
Which Solar HWS have you got?

why do a lot of people turn their boost off in summer? if the water is hot enough its not going to boost anyway...?
im getting a 315L 30 tube thurman…

3 years3 yearsB-ManB-Man posted:
yet another rain water setup questions

im getting a new house built and kind of restricted in what i can do without costing me $1000's for every little change (builders love adding heaps for non standard…

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