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Posted by Kim G on September 20th, 1999 03:03 PM

Can we park a 25'metal shipping container, plaster the floor and walls, seal (waterproof) these surfaces and "build" a cast concrete top, to function as a water storage cistern for rain water off the roof? We need 12,000 gals storage and that's very expensive in plastic above ground tanks; a high water table and local inexperience in building underground storage makes this a risk. There is no piped supply available and the capacity of a shallow to supply all year round is doubtful. Rainfall information make its use very doable. Any suggestions?

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