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How to Buy a Water Tank for a Lifestyle Block

When we moved onto our block in 2011, we weren’t too worried about water security.

Our supply was stream-fed, so we figured we were less vulnerable than our rainwater-dependent neighbours.

stream irrigation

Then someone pointed out that streams sometimes dry up. Their courses can alter after earthquakes.

And hey, didn’t we have a eucalyptus woodlot right next door to a neighbour’s Douglas fir plantation? Continue reading