Date Published: 26 June 2020
Auckland is currently facing the worst drought in our history, with our lakes currently only being 44% full when they usually would be at 78%. To ease the demand on our water supply, the Auckland Council has announced that it is scrapping the resource consent fees that apply to the installation of rainwater tanks at residential properties. Our Zones specialists are experienced in rainwater harvesting tank installations and are available to help you add one to your property.
These rainwater tanks are going to a popular trend going forward as they will play an important part in Auckland’s water conservation. By using rainwater homeowners will be easing the pressure on the city’s limited water supply. Your rainwater tank can be used for everything from watering your garden to washing your car. Zones can also help you link your rainwater tank to your garden’s automated watering system.
Auckland Council has streamlined the entire water tank installation process to encourage as many homeowners as possible to install rainwater tanks in their home. If you would like to know more about installing rainwater tanks, you can visit the Auckland Council website or you can get in touch with a Zones specialist who can answer all your questions and guide you through the entire process.
Adding a rainwater harvesting tank to your home is not only the greener, more sustainable, and self-reliant option, but can pay off in the long-run by spending less on your water bill. Rainwater tanks are easy to maintain, are suitable for irrigation, they reduce floods and soil erosion, and can be used for almost all non-drinking purposes.
If you’d like to do your part in helping with the Auckland water shortage by installing a convenient rainwater tank at your property, get in touch with a local Zones specialist for a free one-hour consultation.