Water Storage Solutions

Backup water storage systems provide an uninterrupted supply of clean drinking water to the buildings on your property all the time, even when the municipal supply is cut-off.


Municipal Supply Backup

A backup water storage system is the best way to avoid the inconvenience of municipal water supply interruptions. A backup water storage system allows you to be less reliant on municipally regulated water and still have access to a clean drinkable water supply.


Integrated Backup Solutions

A properly designed backup water storage system senses changes in water pressure from the municipal supply. A drop in municipal water pressure, from a burst pipe or an imposed water cut, will cause the backup supply system to switch over to the stored water supply. Automatically starting and stopping the system pump whenever a tap is opened and closed. When the municipal supply becomes available again the backup supply system switches back to the municipal supply, topping up the backup water supply again.


Water Storage System Compoments

Backup Water Storage System Components


System Compoments

  1. Tank
    • Standard tank fittings (inlet/over-flow & outlet) are included in the price.
  2. Base / Plinth
  3. Pump
  4. Pipes
    • Assumed ¾ inch galvanized pipes.
      1. 25 mm diameter (minimum) – from tank to gate valve, to pump.
      2. 20 mm diameter (minimum) – from pump to house, to cut into mains.
      3. Supply tank with municipal feed to float valve at the top of the tank.
  5. Elbows
    • Sizes according to pipes
  6. Gate valves
    • To isolate components/manage system.
  7. Non return valve
  8. Float valve To control the fill height of the tank.

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