Ever thought about converting your swimming pool to a rain water tank?  While the backyard swimming pool is an iconic part of life in Australia, there may come the time when pool use dwindles and the cost of operation, maintenance and repairs start to outweight the appeal.  Just think how much fresh rain water you could capture if you converted the pool into a rainwater storage tank.  Take a look at this article from Brisbane City Life for information on how to actually go about it and the experince of people who have succeeded in converting a swimming pool to a water tank.