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How To Calculate The Water Catchment Off Your Shed Roof

A shed roof provides an excellent opportunity to capture and store rainwater runoff.

Here are some examples of how much water can be harvested off a shed roof.

A 68m x 24m x 7.5m hay shed with 6 metre canopy, Wilkur VIC. 

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Based on an average yearly rainfall of 390mm, the shed roof area has the potential to collect 795,600 litres per year. 

A 60m x 30m x 6m hay shed, Ardlethan NSW.

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Based on an average yearly rainfall of 480mm, the shed roof area has the potential to collect 864,000 litres per year. 

A 48m x 36m x 7.2m machinery workshop shed, Maroona VIC. 

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Based on an average yearly rainfall of 580mm, the shed has the potential to collect 1,002,240 litres per year. 

Using this calculator from Pioneer Water Tanks at Mildura and Horsham, easily calculate how much water can be captured from your shed roof.

To request a tank price from Pioneer, click the button below and then fill in a few details on the form.

We are distributors for a number of water tank suppliers, including Pioneer Water Tanks. To include a rainwater tank in your shed proposal, talk to one of our building consultants. 

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