Product Guides

What Type of Pump Do I Need?

A pump is a mechanical device that is used to effectively transport liquids, solids or a combination of the two - commonly known as slurries

IBC uses & applications - What can an IBC be used for?

A look into the wide variety of bulk storage and transportation uses for liquids, granules and powders that IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) provide.

50,000 Litre Tank Installation - Case Study

In February 2014, we completed a full supply and installation service for a 50,000 litre coated galvanised steel tank in Dunblane, Scotland.

Oil Tanks - FAQ

“How can I fill the tank with oil?” “How are your tanks manufactured?” and your other frequently asked questions regarding our range of Bunded Oil Tanks.

Oil Tank Installation - OFTEC Requirements

Ensure your oil tank installation complies with OFTEC guidelines around tank location, base and ground support, and fire separation distances by following this helpful guide.

Baffled Water Tanks - FAQ

Frequent questions regarding our Baffled Water Tanks, including “What is a Baffled Water Tank?” and “What size Baffled Water Tank should I choose?”

Water Bowsers - FAQ

“What is a Water Bowser?” “What weight can I legally tow?” and other common questions around our range of towable Water Bowsers

GRP Tanks - FAQ

Common questions about our GRP Tanks, including “What does GRP stand for?” and “Are GRP Tanks suitable for storing drinking water?”

Underground Tanks - FAQ

“How deep can I bury my water tank?” “Can I drive over my tank once it is installed?” and your other Underground Tanks questions.

Potable or Non-Potable - What's the difference?

Advice on the difference between Potable and Non-Potable water tanks, and how to ensure you purchase the right classification of tank for your intended use.

Choosing the right IBC - New, Reconditioned or Rebottled?

Exploring the defining properties, features and common uses of New, Reconditioned and Rebottled IBCs, and the recommended IBC type for different industries.

Our Rainwater Harvesting systems explained

An overview of the four main types of Rainwater Harvesting Systems available from Direct Water Tanks and their defining features, uses and installation.

IBC pallets - What's the difference?

Helpful information on the differences between Wooden, Steel, Plastic and Combination IBC pallets, and how to make the right choice for your intended use and industry.

A short guide to IBC fittings & adaptors

A guide to the uses and properties of the wide range of IBC fittings and accessories available to buy online from Direct Water Tanks, including Lids, Vents and Adaptors.

How to clean & maintain your water tank

A guide to our recommended process of cleaning and disinfecting your water tank, with the purpose of preventing the build-up of surface dirt and harmful bacteria.