University of Sunshine Coast

University of Sunshine Coast

The Challenge

Australian tanks teamed up with Jolex and Badge Construction to create a solution to the University of Sunshines Coasts’ water retention program.

The University of Sunshine Coast was looking to retain some of their rainwater to utilise throughout the facility, saving them costs on water use and allowing the facility to be more sustainable. 

The site was using symphonic down pipes and needed to be sure that the retention system was compatible.

The Solution

Australian Tanks installed 8 x 25kL round tanks in-ground on the site and incorporated a syphon break tank as per the requirements of the system. This allows a total retention capacity of 200kL.

The Results

The rainwater retention tanks were installed quickly and immediately trafficable so to minimise the impact on access to the site. The University of Sunshine Coast now has 200kL more usable fresh rainwater to minmise their environmental impact.


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