Water, cisternas and so on Water, cisternas and so on
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Cisterna safety
Hi there,I have two cisterna's on my property,one is filled via rainwater and the other probably from delivery I would guess,the land and I'm guessing the cisterna's haven't been used for at least 5 y...

Started Jan 4th, 2018 at 1:52pm by Kev
7 795 Last Post Jan 21st, 2018 at 2:05pm
By: PlanesPete
Yet another... leaking cisterna any advice please
I have a block/ rendered cisterna that has developed two cracks at the base. Anyone had experience of the best way to reseal ? I blame the Castor exposion the other year !

Started Sep 6th, 2017 at 5:52pm by munkonminor
3 878 Last Post Sep 28th, 2017 at 6:26pm
By: munkonminor
Another leaking cisterna
Hi All, we have an above ground fibreglass cisterna with a hairline crack which causes it to leak. any good ideas for a repair.
I have tried a car type fibreglass kit without success
Thank ...

Started Jul 18th, 2017 at 9:27am by Jon
2 678 Last Post Jul 19th, 2017 at 2:38pm
By: Jon
Fixing a leaking cisterna or swimming pool
I've had occasion to repair both in the past.
To repair a crack that was threatening to destroy an above ground cisterna, we used a big angle grinder to dig deep into the  crack and expose it to ...

Started Jul 1st, 2017 at 8:19pm by PlanesPete
0 530 Last Post Jul 1st, 2017 at 8:19pm
By: PlanesPete
Water table in Bitem
Hi does anybody know or have experience of the approx depth of the water table in Bitem. I know most authorities keep a record of past drilling which gives an idea of average depth, which obviously va...

Started May 28th, 2017 at 8:37am by dwt111
1 692 Last Post May 28th, 2017 at 9:58am
By: Ritaratbag
Bore hole or other method of irregation
Hi, Can anybody please advise on the cost per metre of a bore hole? Or if you know of any other method of tapping into the irrigation canal system that is in place around the Ebro, any advice is much ...

Started May 21st, 2017 at 8:50pm by dwt111
3 857 Last Post May 22nd, 2017 at 4:29pm
By: Michael
Cisterna Water Pump
        Can anyone recommend a good quality pump and where to buy it, to draw from the cisterna up to a header tank - about 3mtrs up from cisterna to pump and then maybe 6 mtrs more to the ...

Started Apr 27th, 2017 at 3:31pm by briand6868
7 1482 Last Post Apr 28th, 2017 at 10:50pm
By: john_and_angela
Water containers
Hi guys
Does anyone have any idea of how much a 10,000 or 20,000 L water container would be from Tolmet? Or anywhere else we can get something similar please? Any information is helpful as found ...

Started Feb 11th, 2017 at 2:40pm by TeamNature
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By: Bigyin
Water containers
Hi guys
Does anyone have any idea of how much a 10,000 or 20,000 L water container would be from Tolmet? Or anywhere else we can get something similar please? Any information is helpful as found ...

Started Feb 10th, 2017 at 7:35pm by TeamNature
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By: TeamNature
Here is my latest find on You-Tube. He makes me scream but at the same time good solid advice.(No Toilet humour please) I love his shed (I think his Mrs is propping up the foundations) When he is not ...

Started Dec 23rd, 2016 at 8:58pm by Bunter
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By: Bunter
Descaler & septic tanks
Hi all
Are descalers, like Viakal (sp??), safe to use with septic tanks??
We fitted a new shower & glass wall before the summer season & have come back to a scaley glass wall Sad

Started Oct 17th, 2016 at 1:53pm by Paula
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By: Paula
Water filters
Hi, me again!
We have started to use roof rainwater in our cisterna & as a previous post said we have had a few smell issues - not what I'm asking about here!
We would like to fit a water fi...

Started Jun 15th, 2016 at 6:08pm by Paula
9 4912 Last Post Sep 20th, 2016 at 9:51am
By: Tony
Smelly Cisternas
We have a slight issue with a slightly smell cisterna -  we suspect it's from pollen etc. However as we will be letting the house from the end of the month we are concerned it might impact on the gues...

Started Jun 11th, 2016 at 3:14pm by Paula
8 3906 Last Post Jun 15th, 2016 at 6:02pm
By: Paula
Septic tanks......
I thought that a septic tank was, or could be, a sealed unit, we don't seem to have a lid to ours, so emptying would be an issue.
We tried googling & it said that a septic tank should be emptied...

Started Jun 11th, 2016 at 3:12pm by Paula
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By: PlanesPete
irrigation water
Hello everyone,
We are new on the forum. We bought a finca with an irrigation water system. Does anyone knows how to connect this to the house for watersupply (not installed yet) or does anyone k...

Started May 22nd, 2016 at 11:25pm by uitjes
5 2915 Last Post May 25th, 2016 at 4:36pm
By: sutgesdad
Help with tank emptying
Hi. I am desperate for help with someone to empty our septic tank. It is overflowing. I don't speak the lingo. I am in Mora la nova area.
Anybody know anybody who can help.

Started May 6th, 2016 at 12:07pm by cazntony
2 2418 Last Post May 6th, 2016 at 1:36pm
By: cazntony
chemicals in septic tanks
has anyone else noticed that the forum has aged 2 years in a week!Smiley
a quickie about septic tank usage……
are there any toilet/kitchen cleaners that one should avoid using?

Started Dec 2nd, 2015 at 6:26pm by Paula
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By: Paula
unused system
I've been chatting to a few of you about solar systems & heating ideas, but my real worry is my water supply.
our house will have been sat, unused since late summer, so the cisternas & fi...

Started Nov 22nd, 2015 at 5:54pm by Paula
8 5126 Last Post Dec 2nd, 2015 at 6:14pm
By: Paula
I am posting for a friend, can anyone tell me where they can buy a new 1000 litre cubo and approximately how much?

Started Jul 5th, 2015 at 7:36pm by santroc
3 4045 Last Post Oct 14th, 2015 at 11:42pm
By: Chris_Lesley
Where are the cubos for sale at the moment?
Would also appreciate advice on who has cheap cubo's available at the moment. Will be trying Limplas in Gandesa but they seem expensive. Prefer clean ones. Haven't tried Thomas the builders merchant y...

Started May 23rd, 2013 at 7:31pm by John
8 6609 Last Post Jun 27th, 2015 at 10:29pm
By: transalp
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