**Dear Readers ,**

**One of the blog followers has asked a question today .**

**” How do we determine the size of the water tank ? “**

Just for updating , we have already seen how to calculate the capacity of the water tank

if the overall size is known to us.

**Water tank capacity**

**So in this article, you shall understand the basic process of finding out the size of the water tank.**

**Step 01 :**

**Compile the basic data which include the following factors.**

**No of units or flats to be served by this water tank.( U )**

**2.Average members per unit ( m )**

**3.Average water consumption per person per day ( w )**

**Water Storage to be made for how many days ( n )**
**Buffer supply to be maintained in the tank ( x% )**

**6.free board to be kept ( 250 to300 mm )**

**7.What could be the area of the water tank ?**

**( depends on the size of the stair case /Lift room above which the water tank is to be constructed )**

**Step 02 :**

**Find out the the capacity of the water tank :**

**C = n x w x m x U litres**

**Step 03 ;**

**Add for the buffer storage in the tank @ 5 %**

**C1 = 1.05 ( n x w x m x U ) litres**

**C2 = 1.05 ( n x w x m x U ) litres/1000 = CuM**

**Step 04 :**

**Find out the height of the water in the tank:**

**h****= water capacity in CuM / area of the water tank ( a x b) ,**

**Step 05 :**

**Find out total height of the water tank :**

**H = h + free board**

**Step 06 :**

**So now you have the basic internal size of the water tank.**

**Step 07 :**

**Find out the out size of the water tank with certain assumptions for RCC wall , RCC base slab**

**RCC top slab :**

**Hope this sequence is quite clear to you.**

PS :

For those of you , who are not quite clear on these calculations , just wait for the next post where we shall actually take one case study and find out the sizes.

Till then ,

Bye

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Very nice sir, thanks to sher the information

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Most welcome Pavan

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I was not knowing this before

So sir thanks allot

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That’s the purpose of this blog Anas.

My mission is to transform the competence of individuals through this blog.

Thank you so much

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