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  • Grants Available for Rainwater Tanks and Plastic Water Tanks

    Farmers Guardian brings us promising news for farming recently. £19 million is being made available to rural businesses in England under the Farming and Improvement Scheme (FFIS), as revealed by Owen Paterson, the Defra Secretary. The FFIS is a key part of England’s current rural development programme and provides grants designed to boost competitiveness of rural farming and forestry ...


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  • Plastic Rainwater Tanks to Counter Water Abstraction Limits

    Water was high on the agenda at this year’s Cereals event.  As reported by Farmers Weekly, speaking at an Oxford Farming Conference-organised seminar at the event, Andrew Blenkiron, manager of the Euston Estate, Thetford, echoed the concerns of many over the water abstraction limits suggested by Defra and the Environmental Agency. The water extraction limits on the volume of water that ...


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  • Defra Secretary Listens To Farmers Regarding Water Licenses – Plastic Rainwater Tanks

    Because the Environment Agency has announced that new renewal procedures will apply to all time-limited abstraction licenses due to expire from 2015 onwards, Elizabeth Truss, Environment Secretary, South West Norfolk MP and Defra secretary, has been hearing the concerns of farmers over water licenses in a forum hosted by her in her own constituency recently. 30 farmers attended a debate and they ...


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  • Dredging a Pointless Activity – Plastic Rainwater Tanks a Winning Solution

    Dredging is a pointless activity according to a coalition of environmental groups who are requesting that the Government scales down its preferred method of flood prevention. The Blueprint for Water Coalition is urging the Government to spend resources traditionally channelled into dredging on more effective, alternative flood-control methods. According to Mark Lloyd of the Angling Trust, a ...


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  • Rainwater Tanks Could Ease The Water Crisis

    The Guardian reports this week that ‘The fabric of our society is threatened by our mismanagement of water’.  According to Jacob Tompkins, there is a global water crisis unfolding.  From floods in the Balkans to drought in California.  With 780 million people lacking access to clean water and with China declaring in 2013 that it was moving to importing rather than ...


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  • Rainwater Harvesting Company Recognized

    BARR Plastics, Based In Abbotsford, BC, won a Union of BC Municipalities Award in Leadership and Innovation for its part in helping develop the rainwater harvesting system recently installed at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. The award followed on an earlier Environmental Leadership Award from the City of Abbotsford for the same project. The centre is the first in the world to use ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • Farming Best Practice For Water Management – Consider Vertical and Horizontal Rainwater Tanks

    Recently, The Environment Agency (EA) worked in conjunction with the NFU and DEFRA to produce a simple, consistent set of actions to help farmers to manage water more efficiently and these included: > Improve and protect water quality > Secure water sources > Adapt to a changing climate > Reduce flood risk Although this list is non-exhaustive, the points are a mix of ...


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  • Collaboration to Manage UK Water Supplies – Rainwater Tanks an Option

    Water is a hot topic in farming at the best of times.  But add one of history’s wettest winters, one of the driest summers in recent years, and also the threat of impending water rate increases, and it’s no surprise that managing this precious resource in farming is on the tip of most farming journalist’s tongues.  This is certainly the case for Caroline Stocks in ...


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  • Herald emphasises how precious water is for Agriculture - Rainwater harvesting tanks beneficial

    The Scottish Herald this week emphasised how we must treat water as a precious resource. As water and irrigation rules in England and Wales face their biggest overhaul for more than 50 years under plans contained in a consultation by the Defra, and the EA. Of course, agriculture is a major user of ater for irrigation, accounting for about 70 per cent of water used worldwide. Modern irrigation ...


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  • Plastic Storage Tanks For Effluent and Dirty Water Processing

    Companies across the company fall foul to foul water disposal. Recently, a number of farming businesses have been fined for not disposing of effluent and dirty water correctly and a solution to this problem is the incorporation of dedicated storage tanks, or holding tanks, which keep their contents safe until the correct disposal processes can be put into place. As reported by Farmers Weekly, ...


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  • Cone tanks a versatile tank ideal for rainwater brewing molasses liquid fertiliser and more

    For those seeking a versatile tank with many applications, full drain cone bottom tanks, or cone tanks in short, may just be the solution. Available in sizes ranging from 1360 litres to 21000 litres, Enduramaxx cone tanks can be used as a vertical rainwater tank, through to brewing applications and chemical and fertilizer storage tanks. Used as a plastic water tank, Enduramaxx Cone Tanks come ...


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  • Farmers Facing Water Restrictions – More Plastic Water Tank Solutions

    Farmers in the South of England could be facing immediate restrictions on water, according to Farmer’s Weekly, even though May presented itself as the wettest month for two years.  After a recent National Farmers Union water resource group meeting with the Environmental Agency, questions have been raised on the sense of European Farming rules, in particular, the Water Framework ...


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  • CEREALS Meets Enduramaxx – Plastic Water Tanks and Sprayers on Display

    Each year, Enduramaxx provides farmers and growers with the tools they need to make the very best of agricultural liquids, chemicals and rainwater. The company has made its name over the years through the manufacturing and supplying of high quality horizontal and vertical storage tanks and market leading ATV sprayers. Of the 26,000-plus visitors expected at this years CEREAL the Arable Event, ...


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  • Enduramaxx Tank Range Extensions

    If you’re familiar with our range of plastic water tanks, water storage tanks and rainwater tanks then you might be pleased to hear that our range has been extended even further.  Our vertical water tank range now includes a new 2000 litre tank.  1200mm dia by 2100 mm high, this tank is an ideal rainwater tank and potable water tank.  Like most Enduramaxx tanks, this ...


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  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • BARR Plastics helps city win award of excellence

    Barr Plastics’ knowledge and commitment to rainwater harvesting has led to a Union of BC Municipalities Award in Leadership and Innovation, October 17, accepted by the City of Abbotsford and District of Mission. The award was presented in recognition of a joint Abbotsford/Mission Water and Sewer Commission project, in which Barr Plastics Inc. helped install an innovative rainwater ...


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  • Wavin Plastics star in popular channel four programme

    May 2007 - Pipes and fittings from Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading supplier of water management solutions, were included on last night’s Channel 4 programme, Grand Designs, after being selected by construction company, Talisman Manufacturing Ltd, for the Future House of London scheme in Dulwich. The Chippenham based company provided Talisman Manufacturing Ltd with sustainable materials including ...


  • Fertiliser Advancements and Enduramaxx Liquid Fertiliser Tanks

    Farming UK this week reports on a promising advancement in fertilizer that could see farmers slash fertiliser costs, boost yields and protect the environment following the launch of a new nitrogen-fixing bacteria mix. The fertiliser is a combination of nitrogen-fixing and nutrient-solubilising bacteria and fixes atmospheric nitrogen, turning it into a usable source for the crop.  The ...


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  • CEREAL The Arable Event 2015 – See Enduramaxx Water Tanks and Sprayers

    Once again, Cereals The Arable Event is approaching.  This year’s Cereals take place over 10th and 11th June at The Old Rocket Site, Heath Lane, Boothby Graffoe, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire.  LN5 0AS.  Just like last year, Enduramaxx will be meeting some of the 26,000 plus visitors who visit the event to see crop plots, machinery, working demos, machinery awards, ...


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  • Growers Report Bigger Blackcurrants This Year – Cone Bottom Tanks For Optimum Storage

    If you’re a grower and one of your crops is blackcurrants, then you wont need telling that the exceptional weather this summer is resulting in larger berries than usual. Farming Life reports that this year’s crop is set to be as healthy as ever, enabling The Blackcurrant Foundation to continue to supply Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd. According to Farming Life, the blackcurrant crops ...


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