A survey of the characteristics and maintenance of rainwater tanks in urban areas of South Australia.

@article{Rodrigo2010ASO,
  title={A survey of the characteristics and maintenance of rainwater tanks in urban areas of South Australia.},
  author={Shelly Rodrigo and Marion Sinclair and Karin Leder},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={
          1569-77
        }
}
  • Shelly Rodrigo, Marion Sinclair, Karin Leder
  • Published in
    Water science and technology…
    2010
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Households resident in metropolitan Adelaide and surrounding areas in South Australia were recruited into a randomised controlled trial. A total of 630 rainwater tanks with a total tank capacity of 14.5 ML were installed at the 325 households surveyed. The majority of the tanks were plumbed into the kitchen (64.6%), over 10 years in age (45.5%), over 15,000 L in capacity (42.5%) and composed of galvanised steel (36.9%). Over 90% of the households undertook one or more prevention and maintenance… CONTINUE READING

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