KAURI PARK & FLEXI TANKS - the perfect match
We were very excited to be able to help out Kauri Park Nursery with some additional water storage with the installation of 2 x 1,000m3 Flexible Water Tanks. Recently Grower 2 Grower Magazine asked Terry Wearmouth, Director of Kauri Park, for his feedback on the newly installed water storage system using Flexible Water Tanks from Flexi Tanks NZ. As expected, he was very impressed with the outcome along with the whole installation process, have a read below and see for yourself.
Why was the decision made to use Flexi Tanks to store your water?
“We see water as an asset so wished to capture all rainwater going onto the tunnel houses. We have a dam that collects the runoff but thought that rainwater is a better quality than dam water and will need less filtration. We were looking at large open topped tanks and during this research we came across the Flexi Tanks. It made total sense as the water storage will be contained and not accessible to waterfowl.”
Do you use the water from the tunnel houses to fill the tanks or is it from a bore/other water source?
“Rainwater harvest with the option of topping up from the dam.”
How easy was it to prepare the area and layout the Flexi Tanks?
“The site had a compacted base so the final preparation was very simple.”
What benefits were you expecting by using the Flexi Tank systems?
“Clean water and less disease and extra storage. We have an extra 2 million litres of storage now.”
Would you recommend Flexi Tanks to other growers?
“Totally…very smart concept and I think you will see more and more of these tanks in the horticulture industry. They have so many benefits.”
Will you consider using Flexi Tanks for any future projects?
“Absolutely. You even think of the possibilities for water stage for farming and even firefighting storage for building consents. We will be purchasing more tanks as we expand.”
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