|Keywords||Rainwater harvesting, Rainwater, Water, Irrigation|
|SDGs Sustainable Development Goals||SDG06 Clean water and sanitation|
|Published by||Carrie Schaden|
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|Cite as Carrie Schaden (2021). "Tanks and Cisterns". Appropedia. Retrieved 2021-10-18.|
Tanks and Cisterns are important components in rainwater harvesting systems. Variation in the end use changes if a tank or system will be an open or closed design, what materials it will be composed of, as well as where it will be located. Below is a list of different tanks and cisterns based on different end uses, material availability, and costs.
Rainwater catchment at Pedregal
Ferrocement Tank covered in clay lime plaster for aesthetics
Isla Urbana's Roof Storage Tank for Water Pressure
Gravity provides water pressure for end uses
Petegral's Open Rain Catchment
Open tank catches filtered storm water and is used for irrigation.