# What size water tank do you need for a 3 bedroom house?

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## What size water tank do you need for a 3 bedroom house?

Water tank size for family of 3:- for a standard normal house, an estimated 200 litres per person is the thumb rule. so for a family of 3 members would be needing 600 litres of water per day and their minimum size of water tank is 1.5m × 0.63m × 0.63m in respects of its depth, Length and width of 600litres capacity.

### What is a slimline tank?

A slimline rain water tank is a water tank that has a narrow profile. The width of slimline water tanks is usually designed to allow the tank to fit in narrow space and down the side of your house or residential property development.

#### Which water tank is good for home use?

One of the best water tanks in the market are plastic water tanks. These tanks come in various capacities and types – underground or overhead type.

**How do you calculate underground water tank?**

Water Tank Size Calculation Formula:

- Area of Tank = Capicity of Water Requirement / Assume depth.
- L x B = Area of Tank.
- Take Length as 2 Times of B, so L= 2B.
- 2B x B = Area of Tank.
- 2B2 = ank) / 2]
- There for L = 2BArea of Tank.
- B2 = (Area of Tank) / 2.
- B = Sqrt [(Area of T.

**How do I calculate how much water I need for my house?**

Example Calculation: For a typical family (5 members), Total water requirement is 135 litres x 5 = 675 litres per day. We all know Volume of water formula as 1 m3 = 1000 litres of water.

## What should I look for when buying a water tank?

10 Tips for Buying a Tank

- Where was the tank made?
- Is the plastic used in the tank certified as safe for drinking (potable) water?
- Does the manufacturer maintain a product trace system?
- Does the tank have a warranty?
- Has the tank design been tested?

### How close can a water tank be to a house?

In most residential zones, you may not need a resource consent if: your tank is placed at least 10m away from a stream, 30m away from a lake or 10m away from the coastline. the tank is not placed between the front of the building and the street. your tank is not higher than 3m if placed in a side or rear yard.