Building Underground & Overhead Rcc

Building Underground & Overhead Rcc

Reinforced Concrete Water tank design is based on IS 3370: 2009 (Parts I – IV). The design depends on the location of tanks, i.e. overhead, on ground or underground water tanks.

The tanks can be made in different shapes usually circular and rectangular shapes are mostly used. The tanks can be made of RCC or even of steel. The overhead tanks are usually elevated from the roof top through column. 

In most cases the underground and on ground tanks are circular or rectangular is shape but the shape of the overhead tanks are influenced by the aesthetical view of the surroundings and as well as the design of the construction.

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Reinforced concrete water tanks are constructed for storing water. The design of reinforced concrete water tank is based on IS 3370: 2009 (Parts I – IV). … The tanks can be made of reinforced concrete or even of steel. The overhead tanks (elevated tanks) are usually elevated from the rooftop through column.
For a typical family (4 members), Total water requirement is 135 litres x 4 = 650 litres per day. We all know Volume of water formula as 1 m3 = 1000 litres of water. In order to get the size of the water tank, you need to mention at least one dimension (Length, Width or Depth of the water tank).
Design and construction of reinforced concrete liquid retainingstructures shall comply with the requirements of IS 3370 (Part I) and IS 456 unless otherwise laid down in this standard.