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Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Systems available from 10,000 litres to 25,000 litres

Agricultural rainwater harvesting is a valuable technique that offers a sustainable and cost-effective solution to supplement irrigation needs, improve water management, and enhance agricultural productivity. These extra large water tanks are rotationally moulded from a one piece mould for strength and durability.These tanks can also be interlinked to create a larger volume.

Each tank has integrated lifting eyes allow for easy manoeuvring and all our tanks are compatible with UK standard 4" (110mm) pipe fittings. As the manufacturers of the Ecosure range, we are able to offer some alterations appropriate to our customer's specification, for example when larger outlets are required.

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About Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting

Water is essential for farming but often is taken for granted. Yet in many parts of England and Wales water resources are already scarce and are likely to become even scarcer as a result of climate change. Rainwater harvesting has economic and environmental benefits.

  • Charges for mains water are expected to rise. Using collected rainwater could reduce this expenditure. Reducing mains water use will also ensure that additional savings can be made on sewage discharge.
  • Harvesting and using rainwater can reduce the quantity of water entering slurry stores, running across fouled yards, or entering dirty water tanks. This can mean a reduction in slurry store size and reduced amounts of dirty water to dispose of, resulting in cost savings.
  • Because rainwater does not contain treatment additives such as chlorine, it is considered to be better for irrigation. It is also better than mains water for spraying some crop protection products.
  • Rainwater harvesting can reduce dependence on rivers and groundwater sources - now under threat from an increasing population. It can also reduce the risk of localised flooding where water from large roof areas is not managed correctly.
  • Some farm assurance schemes actively encourage the use of rainwater harvesting.

Ecosure Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting System - UK Made

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I collect rainwater on my farm?

There are plently of building on a farm you could collect rainwater from, including; farmhouses, barns and stables. Correctly installed, you could use the exsisting guttering to collect rainwater.

What are your water tanks made of?

All Ecosure water tanks are manufactured from high quality Medium Density Polythylene (MDPE). This strong durable material is weather and impact resistant.

Is it legal?

Yes, unlike some countries around the world, rainwater harvesting IS legal in the UK

What can I do with?

Stored rainwater can be used for washing down, animal drinking, crop watering and much more...

Can farm animals drink rainwater?

Yes, rainwater is perfect for supplying animal drinkers.

Will it damage my pipes?

We would suggest replacing lead lead piping where possible. Also rainwater may cause copper pipes to oxidise and turn green. Otherwise stand PE pipework will be fine.

How bigger tank do I need?

This will depend on the size of your roof area. Use our rainwater calculator to work out your estimated annual yield of rainfall.

What size base do I need for my tank?

Read our guidelines that covers the installation of large above ground water tanks.

Can they be installed underground?

We manufacture a range of water tanks specifically design to be installed underground. Available in non-potable and potable versions.

What is the return policy?

Online purchases may be returned via a major parcel carrier. Click here read our full returns policy.

Large Rainwater Tank

We manufacture a wide range of MDPE (medium density Polyethylene) storage tanks suitable for Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting, ranging from 10,000 litres 50,000 litre. We also stock many fixtures and fittings from '' to 6'' BSP and selection of sprayer tank filters.

Mains water back up

Fitting a Partfill Valve will ensure that you never run out of water when there is little or no rainfall. The Partfill Valve is a high flow valve which will automatically use mains water to maintain a set level of water in your tank.

Rainwater Pipe

This system comes with 25m of 25mm Rainwater Harvesting Pipe. This pipe can be easily identified be the Green strip running down Black pipe. This pipe must be used under the Water Regulations.