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Why Treat Rainwater?

As water is collected from rooflines and fed into rainwater tanks, it collects sediment, bacteria and viruses that can be dangerous to the health of your family if consumed without treatment.

There are two methods of treatment, by liquid dosing with Davey Acquasafe or by treating the water with UV.

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Leading the way in electronic pumps, the E.SYBOX is an entirely new solution in domestic water supply. It is ideal for water pressure boosting in domestic and light commercial applications. 

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Just Water Pumps offers a wide range of Onga home master pumps, controls and accessories to provide the best in household water supply for urban rainwater harvesting applications. 

The Onga Homemaster pump range is available in several types: 

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A fire plan is the first step to ensure you will be prepared for bushfires. 

In order to protect yourself, your equipment and your home you will need an engine powered pump. Davey manufactures world-famous firefighter pump ends in Melbourne and they are then fitted to quality petrol engines from Honda and Briggs & Stratton or diesel engines from Yanmar. 

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Installing a sump pump usually takes about half and hour and can be done with some basic everyday tools. In order to get started, you will need to select a new pump that is equal in specs with the one you are replacing. Sump pumps are supplied in several different configurations, hence it is important to make sure that you select the ideal type for your application and that you read the owner's manual for installation, correct operation and safety guidelines..



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in Pump Selection

It is possible to reduce your mains water consumption by as much as 40% or more with a RainBank® when connected to a well plumbed rainwater tank.
Created by the experts at Davey, RainBank® is the original and market leading household water saving device in its field.
When fitted to your tank, RainBank® uses the tank water first. Directing to your water thirsty appliances such as your toilet, laundry and outdoor applications like irrigation and washing the car. If the tank is low or empty, RainBank® automatically senses this and switches to use mains water. In the event of a power shortage it has been designed to operate without the pump and revert back when power supply is re-established.

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Pool pump manufacturers now offer Energy Efficient Pumps which can save you hundreds of dollars on your energy bill. With the right model pump you can save up to 77% of what a regular model pump is costing.

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Davey's Dynapond pond pumps are specially designed for fully submerged operation, 24 hours, 7 days a week. The Davey dynapond is ideal for large domestic, small commercial fountains, waterfalls, Koi (japanese carp) and fish ponds, as well as recirculation applications in freshwater aquaculture.

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in Pump Troubleshooting

Having trouble with your Davey Rainbank RB2 Controller or pump, read our troubleshooting guide to help determine what might be wrong.

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Having trouble with your Davey Rainbank RB1 Controller or pump, read our troubleshooting guide to help determine what might be wrong.

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Davey is a very well known Australian water products manufacturing company and is one of the most highly respected brands in the world. Davey Pumps boast a longstanding reputation for outstanding quality, durability and reliable performance. They’re designed for long-term performance in extreme climates, which means they can handle even the most unexpected of conditions. Davey Pumps develop and markets quality water pumps for homes, businesses and farms, fire and flood protection, rainwater harvesting, swimming pool and community needs.

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in Pump Selection

Davey are the preferred brand for consumers when looking for a household pump. Davey's Household pump range are designed for all house sizes and layouts, from small to large, single storey or multi-storey, the Davey household pressure pumps offer an efficient water solution for your home. Davey household pressure pump prices are sure to suit any budget so browse there extended range to find what you need.

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The Davey Torrium 2 Pump Controller is an itelligent controller designed to supply pressure boosted water with constant flow and even water pressure to domestic households. The davey Torrium 2 incorporates several levels of pump protection.

Key features of the davey Torrium 2 are :- 

  • Constant Flow and Even Water Pressure

To prevent annoying fluctautions in water temperature during showers, The Davey Torrium 2 uses its intelligence to provide households with constant flow to...

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DAB produces reliable domestic household pumps, that are technically advanced, easy to install and efficient, ensuring high energy savings in the following domestic and residential application sectors: heating and air conditioning, water supply, irrigation and gardening, and the popular use of rainwater.

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Are you considering buying a cheaper brand rainwater tank pump to a quality brand..???
 
With so many brands and models on the...
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We use a large amount of water inside the home for washing ourselves, our clothes, brushing our teeth, flushing toilets or cooking. Many people have swimming pools and we all love to wash our cars, both activities using huge quantities of water. This section aims to help you reduce your water use in your home by choosing a range of modern, high quality water efficient technologies and making...

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Buyers Guide for selecting the right Sump Pump

Firstly what is a Sump Pump

A sump pump is a submersible pump used for drainage that removes water from a sump pit. A sump pit, commonly found in the home basement, is a man made...
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The Davey Rainbank is the original and market leading houshold water saving device in its field. When fitted to your tank, the Davey Rainbank uses the tank water first. Directing to your water thirsty appliances such as your toliet, laundry and outdoor applications like irrigation and washing the car. If the tank is low or empty, the Davey Rainbank automatically senses this and switches to use mains water. In the event of a power shortage it...

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If your looking to buy an engine driven water pump, whether it’s for water transfer, fire-fighting etc, Honda water pumps have a extensive range of models that will ensure their is a model capable of handling any job.
 
Why choose a honda water pump..??
 
Powerful Honda 4-stroke engines
It all starts with the legendary Honda 4-stroke engine. Because let's face it, that's the heart of any pump. Durable Honda commercial grade engines...
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The Davey Silensor pool pump range represents some of the biggest breakthroughs in Davey pump technology for many years. Made in Australia, for Australian conditions, the Davey Silensor range has been specifically designed and engineered to combat the age old pool pump problem... excessive noise. As the name suggests, Davey's Silensor truly heralds a quiet pool pump revolution. And, as youve come to expect from Davey, the all new Silensor is extremely dependable.. Solid construction and superior quality in...

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Your rainwater tank captures and saves water. To use it effectively around the garden Davey has developed the SIlver Series range of pumps to economically satisfy these needs. Davey are known worldwide for the quality and reliability of their pumps, and the Silver Series range has been developed to live up this. While the domestic backyard may not be as harsh as the Australian outback, Davey know that reliability is just as important to you. The silver series...

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The Grundfos CM Booster Self Rpiming is a compact booster pump designed for domestic and light industrial use. The Grundfos booster unit consists of a robust multistage centrifugal pump and a generator friendly PM1 or PM2 pressure manager controller. The pressure manager allows the pump to start and stop automatically according to demand and protects the pump from dry running. The Grundfos CM Booster self priming range is the perfect solution if you are struggling with insufficient mains pressure,...

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Water is a valuable resource, and saving water is a priority for every Australian household. To make water saving easy Onga
has developed WaterSwitch. WaterSwitch is a dual source value that utilises water captured within a rainwater tank to
supply water requirements around the home. Not all domestic water applications and appliances require water
that has been treated for drinking by a local water authority. Uses for rainwater include, washing machines, toilets flushing, and garden watering....
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in Pump Troubleshooting

At some stage during your household water pumps life, you might come across a time where your household water pump is not performing like it should. As there are many factors that could be the cause of this, we have put together a checklist of the most common problems that can be checked to help you get your pump pumping again.

Troubleshooting Checklist for Household Water Pumps with a Pressure Switch & Pressure Tank

Motor runs...

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Davey's shallow well jet pumps, complete with a pressure switch or the Torrium controller, can draw water from rivers, creeks, dams and shallow bores down to 7.5 metres for farm water supply, stock watering, small scale irrigation, garden sprinkklers, washdown and tank filling.

These shallow well jet pumps are simple to use and highly durable, plus, installation and servicing are easier as the pump is conveniently installed at ground level.

The Davey 95S, 125S and...

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The importance of having a rainwater tank at home…

Most people install a rainwater tank primarily to harvest stormwater from their roof and conserve their mains water use. In addition to conserving water, a rainwater tank also helps treat stormwater and protect...
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If its not the Grundfos household home performance range, then its not acceptable performance. There is no better way to create and control flow in the domestic environment. Other pumps may look alike on the outside, but thats where the similarities stop. The Grundfos household performance range consistently outdoes them in all terms of relaibility, efficiency, durability and ease of installation. The Grundfos range is the standard setter for quality and always provides comfort you can count on. So...
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A rainwater tank pump is needed when you want to use to use your rainwater tank water for your home and garden. The water pump pumps the water out of your rainwater tank providing you with pressurised water flow for your house and garden taps.

General requirements for water tank pumps are either to provide water for their house and/or for garden / irrigation...

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in Pump Troubleshooting

At some stage during your engine drive water pumps life, you might come across a time where your pump is not performing like it should. As there are many factors that could be the cause of this, we have put together a checklist of the most common problems that can be checked to help you get your pump pumping again.

Problem :- 

  • Pump Wont Prime after...
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