Water & Fuel Storage
Water & fuel storage for Camping and Road Trips
Water and and especially fuel are important items you need to think about when it comes to storing them. Whether it is in the garage or in or on a vehicle trekking across Australia, the right container can make all the difference and help your water stay drinkable and your fuel usable. For water storage, fuel storage containers when travelling in the dry desert air or in the pouring rain of a mountain forest, they need to keep the weather out and the contents in.
Lets start with water storage as it is the is the easiest. Water tanks come in all shapes and sizes from massive storage tanks to look after a house to your smaller take on a road or camping trip variety. The important choice when buying a water tank is are you using it as drinking water or simply for cleaning or topping up the engine coolant? Most of these tanks are plastic and need to be durable and reliable when taking them on the road.
If you buy the drinking water safe water tank then it covers all your needs. Water is heavy and takes up storage space, so how much water you should take on a trip depends on where you are going and how easy it is to get water. The more remote the place, the better your planning needs to be to avoid issues.
Fuel storage tanks come in all shapes and sizes. Whether storing fuel in the garden shed for the lawn mower or taking along a 20L fuel tank for that outback road trip it is vital to ensure the tank is manufactured to hold your petrol or diesel fuel in safety without any fluid or vapour leaks.
Jerry cans are very popular fuel tanks and were a German design dating back to World War 2. Made from metal and well designed to take the heat of battle they have stood the test of time. The only thing that they are susceptible to is rust, usually caused by condensation on the inside of the can.
Plastic has developed to be the suppliers choice of material in the manufacture of modern fuel cans. A full 20L can is heavy even if it is made of plastic and not ideal for loading on a vehicles roof rack when touring.
At Repco see our range of selected water and fuel storage products either online in in store. Compare the range and prices to get a product to suit your needs and budget. We have parts and accessories to keep your can working as it should and a range of funnels and spouts to assist with making pouring easy. With almost 400 stores, you can find the nearest store in your area to purchase your automotive products.