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Mon Feb 11, 2013Total posts : 5
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal
Join date: Aug 2012
Topic: OVERHEAD WATER STORAGE TANK

Which material is best for overhead water storage tank. "PlasticTank" (ready made tank) or "cement concrete tank" (made on roof-top) or "Brick Wall Tank". please give comparison.
Mon Feb 11, 2013Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Purvi

         A good quality PVC TANK 3 or 4 layer white in color is better than the other tank as low in cost, easy to arrange and easy in cleaning etc.

 
Mon Feb 11, 2013Post  #2
akmurty1
akmurty1

Join date: Sep 2012
Post subject: OHT

for small capacities PVC tank is ok
for large capacities better to go for brick masonry tanks. concrete tank is costlier.
 
Wed Feb 27, 2013Post  #3
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
I heard that PVC tank makes water hot in sunny days. and it gives smell also. Is it true. please give me some Idea. how to avoid hotness and smell from water in PVC tank
 
Thu Feb 28, 2013Post  #4
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008

Dear Purvi

        In my view white color 4 layer PVC tank have less problem of hot water, you may wrap insulation material around the tank and put insulated cover on top.

As for smell, if water is not changed frequently than you face this problem  in both type of tanks.

 
Wed Mar 13, 2013Post  #5
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
Thank you sir.
 

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