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There are many reason for storing water and, depending on where you live, some reason may overshadow others. Home owners may need to store water for fire protection where folks who are currently struggling through he worst drought on record, are looking for ways to store water delivered by trucks.

Likewise, homeowners are paying premium prices for water if they can get it. The high cost and limits of city water has led to an increase in the purchase of water tanks to hold both rain water and trucked-in water. You can also choose above ground water tank storage system.

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Many throughout the country are choosing to rain water storage systems for economic reasons as well as environmental concerns. Still, others have found that they need fresh water storage after pouring thousands of dollars into well that produces very little or no usable water.

There are many other reasons why homeowners, ranchers and others choose to purchase a water storage tank including, fire protection, emergency water storage, water treatment, water reclamation, irrigation and livestock needs. Which tank is the right choice for you? Here is a little overview of the most common types of tanks available.

Liquid storage tanks are made from a number for different materials including:

  • Wood
  • Steel
  • Fiberglass
  • Concrete
  • Polyethylene water storage tanks

For Example 

Polyethylene water storage tanks are the most economical tanks for water storage up to around 50,000 gallons. Plastic potable water tanks are light weight, strong durable, easy to work with and easy to install. These tanks are rotationally molded, meaning that they have no seams to leak.

Choosing The Right Water Storage Tank