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Water tank warning

Water tank warning

Rain could also wash ash and debris into water tanks

A high chance of thunderstorm activity is forecast for West and central Gippsland this afternoon and evening, bringing the chance of rain busrts with the storms.

People who rely on tank water for drinking are being advised to disconnect downpipes before this rain arrives.

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Ash, debris or smoke particles on the roof catchment of a home or building can enter the tank during rain events. Disconnecting the downpipes will help prevent further debris from entering the tank.

More information: Bushfires and your private drinking water supply

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