Water Storage Tank Frequently asked questions


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What are GRP water tanks used for?

GRP water storage tanks can be used for a wide range of applications including domestic, commercial, industrial and agricultural industries.

How much clearance is required around the tank for installation and maintenance?

Clearance required around the tank for installation & maintenance

What is the difference between potable and non-potable water?

Potable water storage tanks are suitable for the storage of safe drinking water. Non-potable or grey water tanks are used for water storage that has not been passed for human consumption, but may still be used for many other purposes, depending on its quality.

What is a Format 30 water tank?

A Format 30 water storage tank will be complete with a heavy duty panel cover, screened overflow and breather, having roof and sidewall panels insulated with encapsulated CRC-Free polyurethane foam.

What type of water tank do I need?

One Piece water storage tanks are ideal for cost effective water storage solutions, Sizes range from 10 litres to 4500 litres. One piece tanks can be used for both indoor and outdoor storage purposes.
Sectional water storage tanks are ideal for where space restrictions are an issue, and for storing large volumes of water.

What size water tank do I need?

We do not give water tank capacities but as guideline please use our water tank calculator.

What is the difference between actual and nominal capacity?

Nominal capacity: is the volume of the tank when it is filled to the top.
Actual capacity: is the volume of the tank when filled to maximum working level.

What are the water tank base requirements?
Where can I obtain an O&M manual?

Please visit downloads section to view our Operations and Maintenance manual.

Do your tanks have CE Certification?

CPR (Construction Products Regulations 305/2011) covers products that are covered by Harmonised European Standards for example waste water treatment systems. CE marking & certification does not apply to products that are not covered by Harmonised European Standards. GRP cold water storage tanks are not covered by such a standard however we do manufacture our tanks in accordance to BS6700, ISO9001-2015 & they carry WRAS approval.

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    Tricel (Killarney) Unlimited Company
    Ballyspillane Industrial Estate, Killarney, Co. Kerry,
    V93 X253,
    00353 (0)64 6632421