Pioneer Water Tanks America distributes in North America with projects spanning across 21 states and territories. Pioneer Water Tanks are utilized around the world with a network of local, accredited providers.

We’re ready to provide Pioneer Water Tanks for residential and commercial applications. From fire protection to drinking water storage, clients trust in over 30-years of developing the longest-lasting tanks.


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    Pioneer Water Tank locations in America

    Local water industry professionals comprise our network to provide top-tier water storage solutions.

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    Pioneer Water Tanks are configured to the project requirements with our qualified engineering personnel and independent consultant engineers. We offer NFPA 22 compliant fire protection accessories and permitting packages for projects where it’s required.

    Pioneer Water Tanks have a case study of a project for each state and territory along with Mexico, Belize, and Panama. From rainwater harvesting to fire protection – Pioneer Water Tanks is recognized as the trusted, long term solution.

     


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    PEACH SPRINGS, ARIZONA

    XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank

    HUALAPAI RESERVATION

    Innovative Water Solutions and Tank Builders installed the tank for the Hualapai Reservation. The Pioneer Water Tank stores water for wildlife and livestock.

    Go to https://www.facebook.com/PioneerTankBuilders

    Go to https://www.watercache.com/

    FOREMAN, ARKANSAS

    XLR 15/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    POULTRY FARM

    Tank Builders installed the Pioneer Water Tank for a poultry farm’s water source.

    MIRANDA, CALIFORNIA

    XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank

    FIRE PROTECTION

    Watermark H2O installed a Pioneer Water Tank for a commercial property. This water storage was required by Santa Cruz County for fire flow.

    Go to https://watermarkh2o.com

    KEY WEST, FLORIDA

    XLE 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

    Innovative Water Solutions led the installation of the Pioneer Water Tank. The retirement community was required to have extra water storage on hand.

    WAIMEA, HAWAII

    XLE 23/03 Pioneer Water Tank

    PARKER RANCH

    Pacific Blue Catchment provided the Pioneer Water Tank for fire protection.

    Go to https://pacificbluecatchment.com

    PORT FOURCHON, LOUISIANA

    XLE 85/04 Pioneer Water Tank

    HARVEY GULF PROJECT

    Pedrazaco, LLC managed the installation of this tank, which is anchored to a ring beam that meets the required seismic loads for the area.

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

    XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank

    MOBILE HOME PARK

    Tank Builders installed the XLE 50/03 for a mobile home park. The Pioneer Water Tank supplies drinking water and a fire reserve.

    NEVADA

    XLE 08/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    FIRE EAGLE INNOVATORS LLC

    Fire Eagle Innovators LLC. and Richard Dunfield have been working together on an XLE 08/02 project that will be installed soon.

    NEW HAMPSHIRE

    XLE 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    FIRE PROTECTION

    Rainwater Equipment is providing a Pioneer Water Tank for fire protection at a property in New Hampshire.

    Go to https://rainwaterequipment.com

    HURDLE MILLS, NORTH CAROLINA

    XLR 40/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    RED HAWK FARM

    Tank Builders will be installing the Pioneer Water Tank for Red Hawk Farm.

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    WAYNE, OKLAHOMA

    Two XL 50/02 Pioneer Water Tanks

    JAMES RANCH

    Rain Ranchers designed and installed a rainwater harvesting system for the James Ranch. The two Pioneer Water Tanks supply the domestic and drinking water for the ranch.

    Go to https://rainranchers.com

    OREGON

    XL 08/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    RAINWATER HARVESTING

    Rogue Water Solutions installed a Pioneer Water Tank for rainwater harvesting on private property in Oregon.

    Go to http://roguewatersolutions.com/

    SHELBYVILLE, TENNESSEE

    XL 40/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    PRIVATE WATER STORAGE

    Whitaker Water Tanks provided an XL 40/02 Pioneer Water Tank in 2013 in Tennessee.

    ROWENA, TEXAS

    XLR 50/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    HIGH COTTON FARM

    All-Tex Irrigation & Supply provided a rainwater harvesting system as the water supply for the High Cotton Farm.

    Go to http://www.alltexirrigation.com

    APPLE VALLEY, UTAH

    XL 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    FIRE PROTECTION

    Pedrazaco installed an XL 23/02 for fire protection on private property in Utah.

    PROSSER, WASHINGTON

    Two XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tanks

    MERCER WINERY

    Pedrazaco installed two Pioneer Water Tanks for processing the wastewater from Mercer’s vineyard.

    WEST VIRGINIA

    Pioneer Water Tank

    RAINWATER EQUIPMENT

    Rainwater Equipment recently sold a Pioneer Water Tank for a project in West Virginia.

    PUERTO RICO

    XLE 50/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    GREENHOUSE IRRIGATION

    Tank Builders installed a Pioneer Water Tank for irrigation at a private greenhouse.

    VIRGIN ISLANDS

    XLE 23/07 Pioneer Water Tanks

    LITTLE DIX BAY RESORT

    Pedrazaco provided several custom seismic engineering XLE 23/07 Pioneer Water Tanks for potable water storage at a resort.

    Pioneer Water Tanks America is the North American distributor with projects in an additional three countries. These case studies showcase a project from each additional country.

    BELIZE

    XL 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    LAKOTA WATER COMPANY

    Lakota Water Company provided a rainwater harvesting system for domestic and drinking water at a private property in Belize.

    Go to https://lakotawatercompany.com

    MEXICO

    XLE 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    APROMSA

    APROMSA provided the Pioneer Water Tank for processing at a concrete factory.

    Go to https://www.apromsa.com/

    PANAMA

    XLE 13/02 Pioneer Water Tank

    Agrofino managed and installed this Pioneer Water Tank in Panama.

     


    Pioneer Water Tanks America is ready to provide top-tier water storage solutions with our network of local providers.

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      Fue un jueves 2 de julio de 2020, cuando un terremoto de magnitud 4.9 sucedió en Oaxaca, donde un video captura cómo afecta un Tanque de Agua Pioneer. Oaxaca, México, tiene el 25% de los terremotos del país que han azotado el estado (1). ARPOMSA capturó el video, en una empresa que con sede en Durango, México, y proporciona tanques de agua Pioneer para soluciones de almacenamiento de agua municipal, industrial, contra incendios, minera, residencial y potable.

       

       

      Obtenga más información en https://www.apromsa.com/

      o visite su Facebook en https://www.facebook.com/Apromsa-149595848870424

       

      Las zonas de terremotos requieren ingeniería sísmica para las soluciones de almacenamiento de agua. La gama industrial de tanques de agua Pioneer está disponible en configuración sísmica, así como para uso en regiones ciclónicas, zonas industriales u otros entornos especializados. Los tanques de agua de Pioneer ofrecen configuraciones de armadura de techo ciclónicas y de servicio pesado además de nuestros diseños estándar.

       

      El perfil del tanque Pioneer V-LOCK® aumenta la durabilidad con un sistema de pernos con tapa protectora. El sistema de cubierta de perno vertical completamente cerrado optimiza la resistencia y la integridad estructural. Además, se proporcionan columnas de sección en C en la costura vertical del perno para resistir las fuerzas de vuelco que surgen cuando chocan los terremotos y los tanques. Los anillos del tanque superior también están conectados a los anillos del tanque inferior utilizando pernos, que transfieren las fuerzas de corte sísmicas. La gama industrial de tanques de agua de Pioneer con configuración sísmica es según AS1170.4 para cargas sísmicas severas.

       

      PIONEER V LOCK Tank Structure
      PIONEER V-LOCK® estructura del tanque

       

      El caso específico del 2 de julio de 2020 en Oaxaca no resultó en un desastre por incendio. Las secuelas de los terremotos comúnmente incluyen emergencias de incendios con daño estructural hecho, así como interrupciones en el acceso a la tubería principal. El resultado es que algunas jurisdicciones locales requieren acceso privado descentralizado al agua. Los tanques de agua Pioneer ofrecen accesorios anti-vórtice y adaptadores contra incendios para un acceso rápido al agua en estos escenarios.

       

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      Pioneer Water Tanks opciones de protección contra incendios

       

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      Las soluciones de almacenamiento diseñadas profesionalmente de Pioneer Water Tanks están listas para el proceso de permisos cuando sea necesario. Nuestras opciones de paquetes de ingeniería incluyen un conjunto completo de dibujos aprobados por ingenieros.

       

      Los clientes de todo el mundo eligen Pioneer Water Tanks como la solución de almacenamiento de agua de primer nivel. Comience con un tanque de agua de gran capacidad con los expertos Leading the Way in Water.

       


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        Source Cited:

        1. Jasso, Photograph Carlos. “Why the Oaxaca Earthquake Made Buildings Sway Hundreds of Miles Away.” National Geographic, National Geographic, 30 Oct. 2020, www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/06/why-oaxaca-earthquake-made-buildings-sway-hundreds-miles-away/.


         

         

         

         

        It was on a Thursday on July 2, 2020, when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca, where APROMSA captured a video of a Pioneer Water Tank. Oaxaca, Mexico, experiences 25% of the country’s earthquakes that have struck in the state (1). ARPOMSA is a Durango, Mexico based company who provide Pioneer Water Tanks for municipal, industrial, fire, mining, residential, and drinking water storage solutions.

         

         

        Learn more at https://www.apromsa.com

        or visit their Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Apromsa-149595848870424

         

        Earthquake zones require seismic engineering for water storage solutions. The industrial range of Pioneer Water Tanks is available in seismic configuration, as well as for use in cyclonic regions, industrial zones, or other specialized environments. Pioneer Water Tanks offer heavy-duty and cyclonic roof truss configurations on top of our standard designs.

         

        The Pioneer V-LOCK® tank profile increases durability with a protective capped bolt system. The fully enclosed vertical bolt cover system optimizes strength and structural integrity. Also, C-section columns are provided at the vertical bolt seam to resist the overturning forces that arise when earthquakes and tanks collide. The upper tank rings are also connected to the lower tank rings utilizing bolts, which transfer the seismic shear forces. Pioneer Water Tanks industrial range with seismic configuration is to AS1170.4 for severe earthquake loads.

         

        PIONEER V LOCK Tank Structure
        PIONEER V-LOCK® Tank Structure

         

        The specific case of July 2, 2020, in Oaxaca didn’t result in a fire disaster. The aftermath of earthquakes commonly includes fire emergencies with the structural damage done, as well as water-main access disruption. The result is some local jurisdictions requiring private, decentralized water access. Pioneer Water Tanks offer anti-vortex fittings and fire fighting adapters for quick water access for these scenarios.

         

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        Pioneer Water Tanks Fire Protection Options

         

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        Pioneer Water Tanks professionally engineered storage solutions are ready for the permit process where required. Our engineering package options include a complete set of engineer-approved drawings.

         

        Clients worldwide choose Pioneer Water Tanks as the top-tier water storage solution. Get started on a large-capacity water tank with the experts Leading the Way in Water.

         


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          Source Cited:

          1. Jasso, Photograph Carlos. “Why the Oaxaca Earthquake Made Buildings Sway Hundreds of Miles Away.” National Geographic, National Geographic, 30 Oct. 2020, www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/06/why-oaxaca-earthquake-made-buildings-sway-hundreds-miles-away/.


           

           

           

           

          Pioneer Water Tanks America supports the Hill Country Living + Rainwater Revival Festival every year, along with several of our Authorized Dealers. We usually meet at the Dripping Springs Texas Ranch Park and Event Center with a wide variety of sustainable living exhibits, family-fun activities, live music, tiny homes, and much more to experience.

           

          > Hill Country Alliance Rainwater Revival Website

           

          > Rainwater Revival 2020 Facebook Page

           

          Pioneer Water Tanks America at a previous Rainwater Revival
          Pioneer Water Tanks America at a previous Rainwater Revival with the Lakota Water Company exhibit.

           

          This year, the Hill Country Alliance is taking the event online with a lot of digital offerings – so make sure to check it all out! Our team is ready to talk about water storage and connect you with an accredited provider that would best suit your needs.

           

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          Our in Texas facility has been continuously operating with procedures in place to follow local COVID-19 guidelines. The accredited Pioneer dealer and installer network are still installing tanks while following local restrictions on travel.

          Our clients choose Pioneer Water Tanks for rainwater storage for a lifetime of clean water. Pioneer Water Tanks’ over 30-Years of rigorous research and development has produced the longest-lasting water storage tank worldwide. We operate with a network of authorized dealers and installers that provide Pioneer Water Tanks locally, backed with our 20-year warranty.

          Lakota Water Company rainwater harvesting system with a Mangrove Pioneer Water Tank
          Lakota Water Company provided this rainwater harvesting system for a venue in the Texas Hill Country. Rainwater is safely stored within a Mangrove Pioneer Water Tank.

           

          The exclusive AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner protects water inside and is BPA-free, NSF-61 certified for drinking water and is embedded with SANITIZED® antimicrobial technology. Pioneer Water Tanks are manufactured with ZINCALUME® Steel that can withstand fire-immersion and still provide water after an emergency.

           

          < Learn more about the AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner

           

          We offer a range of capacities from 5,000-gallons to 1,000,000-gallons with custom capacities available for industrial projects. Pioneer Water Tanks are the top-tier rainwater storage solution because of the ability to keep water fresh and clean, as well as the engineering of the long-lasting storage system.

           

          Central Texans have been utilizing rainwater harvesting for homes and businesses at a higher rate than most areas. The State of Texas has one of the most comprehensive laws, House Bill 3391 (2011), that allows for rainwater to be utilized and prohibits municipalities or counties from denying a building permit solely because the facility will implement rainwater harvesting.

          Texas has also allowed for rainwater harvesting equipment and supplies to file for a sales-tax exemption, with Section 151.355 of the Texas Tax Code. To claim this exemption, the purchaser must fill out and give a Tax Exemption Application Form 01-339 to the supplier at the time of purchase.

           

          > Learn More about Sales-Tax exemption in Texas for rainwater harvesting products

          We operate with a network of accredited providers and installers for localized service. Our network providers who are attending this year’s online Hill Country Living + Rainwater Revival Festival:


          Lakota Water Company, Lakota Tank Company
          “Incorporating in 2002 as Rossing’s, Inc. d/b/a Lakota Water Company, the staff and crews have serviced nearly 1,000 customers across the nation with either rainwater harvesting or water treatment needs, both residential and commercial. Specializing in the installation of large-scale potable rainwater harvesting systems, the company is also known for consulting, design, and inspections of rainwater systems.”

          Learn more: https://lakotawatercompany.com/
          Call Lakota Water Company: (512) 858-0860

           

          Pioneer Water Tanks America at a previous Rainwater Revival
          The Lakota Water Company designed and installed a rainwater harvesting system for this Texas Hill Country property as a sustainable water source. The rainwater is safely stored within the 40,000-gallon capacity Pioneer Water Tank.

          Harvested Rain Solutions
          Harvested Rain Solutions was founded in 2008 to make better use of the tens of thousands of gallons of water that run off roofs every year in the Austin area. Rainwater harvesting is a solution to water shortages that originates right over our heads! HRS can also tame many stormwater issues (really just poorly behaving rainfall!) with cistern based detention/retention systems for commercial and residential projects. HRS is a Texas State Licensed Irrigation Contractor and can help with the full development of an RWH system from collection to use.
          Learn more: https://www.harvestedrainsolutions.com/
          Call Harvested Rain Solutions: (877) 693-2166

          Harvested Rain Solutions provided a rainwater harvesting system from design, to installation. Rainwater is stored within the Pioneer Water Tank.
          Harvested Rain Solutions provided a rainwater harvesting system from design to installation. Rainwater is stored within the Pioneer Water Tank.

           


          Harvest Rain
          Harvest Rain is a full-service rainwater company providing rainwater collection and turn-key NFPA fire protection systems.
          WE INSTALL
          Our professional team will come to install a complete, worry-free, system

          YOU BEGIN THE PROCESS OF HARVESTING RAIN
          You begin the fulfilling process of harvesting rain install a complete, worry-free, system

          YOU SAVE
          Harvesting rain allows you to save money on water expenses annually
          Learn more: https://harvestrain.com/
          Call Harvest Rain: (512) 645-2955

          Harvest Rain Austin Texas Pioneer Water Tanks
          Harvest Rain won the Texas Rain Catcher’s Award for this rainwater harvesting system design and utilization. Rainwater is stored within two Pioneer Water Tanks in Mangrove.

           


          Innovative Water Solutions
          Since 2004, Innovative Water Solutions LLC has been creating practical, beautiful water management solutions to suit your individual needs. We can move stormwater from problematic areas, store rainwater for later use, or reduce your outdoor water demand… and we can do all of those things at the same time. So no matter if we are in the midst of a drought or torrential rainstorms, our solutions will provide you with peace of mind. From the founders’ backgrounds as Peace Corps volunteers, IWS has a passion for the sustainable management of our water resources. We are an engineering design/build firm that is driven by these ideals through water conservation and stormwater management solutions for residential and commercial projects.

          Learn more: https://www.watercache.com/
          Call Innovative Water Solutions: (512) 490-0932

          Innovative Water Solutions provide Pioneer Water Tanks
          Innovative Water Solutions provided a rainwater harvesting system for a Central Texas home that supplies for drinking and domestic water use. The Pioneer Water Tank safely stores the rainwater for sustainable use.

           


          Rainwater Equipment
          Rainwater Equipment LLC is a nationwide supplier of water tanks (small or large capacities), filters, water pumps, water treatment products (such as UV Systems and Ozone Generators), and more. We offer over-the-phone product selection assistance for your specific project, competitive pricing, and fast shipping. We can also provide quotes for larger projects including well water storage, fire protection, and rainwater harvesting systems.

          Learn more: https://rainwaterequipment.com/
          Call Rainwater Equipment: (877) 331-7008

          Rainwater Equipment provided a 65,000 gallon Pioneer Water Tank for rainwater storage
          Rainwater Equipment provided a 65,000-gallon Pioneer Water Tank for rainwater storage for a property in the Valley Mills, Texas area.

           


          Tanks Alot

          We are Tanks Alot. We are an environmentally conscientious company. We’re a one-stop-shop for all of your rainwater collection and storage needs.

          Our company is a family-owned and operated business. Jesse Beavers, owner, a native-born Texan, veteran of the US Army, and is an ARCSA Accredited Professional knowing rainwater catchment systems, design, and construction.

          We are an environmentally conscientious company that handles polyethylene tanks for rainwater harvesting, water storage, and chemical storage. We also sell liquid storage tanks that can be used for many purposes in the oilfield industry. Tanks Alot has a wide variety of sizes and colors of Tanks for many different uses. We can ship directly to your door anywhere in the US, some restrictions may apply. Installing a simple Rain Harvesting System will reduce your water demand on already limited supplies, and will help reduce groundwater runoff. Rain Harvesting can also help save money on your water bill! The chemical-free rainwater will make your plants happier and help preserve water in your area. Rainwater collection and storage can be used for well water storage systems, a property without running water, and filling troughs for cattle or livestock. If you are considering rainwater harvesting or water storage and want to talk to us about your options, give us a call. You will love doing business with us!

          Learn more: http://www.tanksalottx.com/

          Call Tanks Alot: (830) 331-7330

          Tanks Alot provided a rainwater harvesting system for the Bandera Natural History Museum. Rainwater is safely stored within a Pioneer Water Tank.
          Tanks Alot provided a rainwater harvesting system for the Bandera Natural History Museum. Rainwater is safely stored within a Pioneer Water Tank.


           

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            The Mercer Winery has two Pioneer Water Tanks to supply for the large-capacity water storage needs. The two XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tanks each have a nominal capacity of 97,148-gallons. The tanks provide storage for processing facility wastewater. Pioneer Water Tanks work well in the state of Washington for water storage, fire protection, and more.

             

            Washington water storage tanks
            Two Pioneer Water Tanks for a Washington winery

             

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            Ben PedrazaCo managed the accredited installation. The three-ring Pioneer Water Tanks were installed with a proprietary jacking system that eliminated the need for heavier equipment. The water tanks are anchored to the concrete ring beam with increased reinforcement for the seismic area.

             

            The Mercer Winery in Washington transfers the wastewater into both of the tanks. The pumps pull the water out to transport it out from four pipes that run out to the pivot irrigation sprinklers. The pump house is adjacent to the Pioneer Water Tanks, where the pump and manifold are.

             

             

            Pioneer Water Tanks are the top-tier storage solutions for water storage:

            • Efficient crate onsite delivery

            • Rapid installation time for large-capacity water storage

            • ZINCALUME® Steel tank body has long-term corrosion resistance

             

            Large Capacity Water Storage Tanks for Washington Winery
            Large Capacity Water Storage Tanks for Washington Winery

             

            Pioneer Water Tanks America operates with a network of accredited providers and installers for localized service. Call or fill out the contact form to be connected with the closest provider today.

             

             


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              The biggest advantage of ZINCALUME® steel water tanks is the duplex barrier protection with superior corrosion resistance. Galvanized steel only provides a sacrificial coating for corrosion protection.

               

              Galvanized steel was invented in 1938 and is still manufactured with the original sacrificial protection. The sacrificial protection of galvanized steel is a Zinc coating that corrodes in preference to the steel below (Evans, 1992). Over time, galvanized steel water tanks sacrifice their protection and corrode with rust.

               

              Next-generation ZINCALUME® steel’s patented Activate® technology alloys magnesium with an activated Aluminum-Zinc coating. The result is a tougher protective coating with a longer service life that’s more scratch resistant. The longer-lasting ZINCALUME® steel duplex protection provides a milder degree of sacrificial protection at the cut edge, but because the coating survives longer, the protective effect is far longer lasting.

               

              Cross Section of ZINCALUME® Steel

               

              The Zincalume Steel® Duplex Coatings are a combination of the best characteristics of barrier and sacrificial Coatings. The alloying of metals with differing corrosion performance allows the coating to be created that offers both barrier protection to protect the underlying steel. This also provides sacrificial protection in the event the steel is cut, scratched, drilled, or damaged.

               

              ZINCALUME® steel has been researched and developed for over 30 years with over 5,000 panels tested in a wide range of laboratory and real-world conditions. The resulting tests have proven that the superior corrosion resistance of ZINCALUME® steel increases service life from 200% to over 400% as compared to galvanized steel. There are Pioneer Water Tanks installed in the first year of manufacturing in 1988, that are still storing water without signs of rust or corrosion.

               

              Zincalume vs Galvanized Steel Salt Spray Test
              Zincalume® vs Galvanized Steel Salt Spray Test

               

              The purpose of an accelerated corrosion salt spray test is to duplicate in the laboratory, the field corrosion performance of a product. This is to provide scientists and engineers with a means of evaluation. ZINCALUME® Steel resists corrosion after 240 hours of salt spray exposure, especially when compared to how the galvanized steel held up.

               

              ZINCALUME® steel is also coated with a fine resin that serves several functions including temporary corrosion protection, anti-finger marking, reduction of wet stack storage, and acts as a dry lubricant. Galvanized steel is not resin-coated without that scratch resistance.

               

              ZINCALUME® steel offers a consistent small spangle surface with a smooth appearance. The superior resistance to general discoloration keeps ZINCALUME® steel to its original look for longer. By staying brighter for longer, the surface of ZINCALUME® steel sheeting maximizes heat reflection from solar radiation and minimizes heat transmission inside. The small spangle surface of ZINCALUME® steel is also a better surface for post-painting applications than galvanized steel.

               

              The exceptional corrosion resistance and long-lifespan of the ZINCALUME® steel tank body of Pioneer Water Tanks are just two reasons why they are utilized almost worldwide.

               

              Talk directly with a Pioneer Water Tanks representative about water storage solutions that fit best with your needs.

               

              Galvanized Steel Compared to ZINCALUME® Steel Chart
              Galvanized Steel Compared to ZINCALUME® Steel Chart

               


              Our exclusive North American dealer and project management network facilitate sales, service, and, installations. We offer a full range of accessories and fittings so that your tank meets your needs and performs to the highest standards.

               


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                Sources Cited:

                 

                Evans, Charlotte. “An Anecdotal History of the Galvanizing Industry.” American Galvanizers Association Industry, 9 Mar. 1992.
                http://www.galvanizeit.com/uploads/resources/1443126255_History_of_Galvanizing_Industry.pdf

                 

                Steel, BlueScope. “ZINCALUME® Steel.” ZINCALUME® Steel – BlueScope Steel, 2020, www.steel.com.au/products/coated-steel/zincalume-steel.

                 

                Steel, Bluescope. “Ten Reasons Why ZINCALUME Steel Is the Right Choice for Your Needs.” BlueScope Steel, 2010.
                https://bluescope.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/ZINCALUME%C2%AE-Steel.pdf

                 

                 

                All-in-one collection and storage rainwater tanks safely store water. Pioneer Water Tanks with added Smart Water Savers are the stand-alone rainwater collection system that can also be a part of larger collection space.

                 

                Pioneer Water Tanks with Smart Water Savers installed for rainwater collection
                Pioneer Water Tanks with Smart Water Savers installed for rainwater collection

                 

                The option of installing Smart Water Savers onto the concave roof of a Pioneer Water Tank adds the collection space based on the size of the model chosen. Smart Water Savers are manufactured of food-grade, UV stabilized Polyethylene. The water flow slots are 1.2MM wide with the design to keep mosquitos and other contaminants out.

                 

                Smart Water Saver installed in the corrugated Pioneer Water Tanks roof
                Smart Water Saver installed in the corrugated Pioneer Water Tanks roof

                 

                The trussing system of the corrugated Zincalume® Steel Pioneer Water Tank roof allows rainwater to flow through the Smart Water Savers, and in for safe storage. Inside of standard Pioneer Water Tanks is the exclusive AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner for clean water storage. The AQUALINER® Fresh is BPA-free and NSF-61 certified for drinking water storage.

                Pioneer Water Tanks partnered with SANITIZED® to embed the AQUALINER® Fresh with their patented antimicrobial technology that works to protect against the build-up of mold, algae, mildew, and biofilm. The antimicrobial technology is one more guarantee that water inside of a Pioneer Water Tanks is clean and fresh.

                 

                Roof Area (ft2) X Precipitation Amount (in) X 0.623 = Amount Collected (gallons)
                The amount of rainwater that can be collected is based on roof area multiplied by the rainfall in inches and 0.623 (the quantity of water in gallons one inch deep in one square foot of space).

                 

                Rainwater Collection Tank Up Close
                Rainwater Collection Tank Up Close

                 

                The XLR 23/02 Pioneer Water Tanks model has a 26-feet and 4-inch diameter for a roof area of 544.63 ft2. This model has the option of adding 214 Smart Water Savers for rainwater collection. In an area with an average annual rainfall of 23-inches, the rainwater collection tank can collect 8,004-gallons of rainwater using Smart Water Savers. This is effectively 27% of your tank volume that can be collected from the rooftop with Smart Water Savers annually.

                 

                Rainwater Collection Tanks are the perfect water source for residential and commercial needs. This all-in-one system works especially well for rural properties without existing structures that need a rainwater tank. Learn more about rainwater collection tanks at RainwaterCollectorTanks.com

                 

                 


                Our exclusive North American dealer and project management network facilitate sales, service, and, installations. We offer a full range of accessories and fittings so that your tank meets your needs and performs to the highest standards.

                 


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                  As rainwater comes down on the insulated metal roof, the only question is how much will be collected. The Pioneer Water Tank already has almost 25,000-gallons of clean rainwater safely stored away, but today’s gain is still great to have on hand. This is a reality for many Americans already living off of rainwater harvesting and utilizing it as a drinking water source.

                   

                  Rainwater is a clean, sustainable water source that typically has an Alkaline pH with a lower mineral content than municipal water. Water quality standards are set by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) and also whether or not rainwater may be utilized as a drinking water source.

                  Although rainwater harvesting is legal in every single state and territory in the United States, there are seven states with restrictions on use and capacity of storage. Colorado restricts resident’s collection to 110-gallons of rainwater capacity and limits the use (Colorado House Bill 1016 (2015)).

                   

                  The State of Texas has one of the most comprehensive pieces of legislation on rainwater harvesting, including utilizing rainwater as a drinking water source (Texas House Bill 3391 (2011)). This legislation sets the water quality standards, as decided by the TCEQ Rules and Regulations for Public Water Systems.

                   

                  The CDC allows for drinking rainwater, as long as the system complies with local regulations and potable drinking water standards for quality.
                  If you collect and store rainwater for drinking, you have a private, or individual, water system and are responsible for ensuring that your water is safe. You should have your water and your system tested regularly and maintain the system properly 4-5. When rainwater is used as a supplemental water source, homeowners should ensure that rainwater cannot enter pipes containing safe drinking water 4, 6. Contact your state or local health department for more information.” (CDC website on rainwater)

                   

                  Rainwater is as clean as the collection space, conveyance system, and storage. The standards of quality of rainwater that must be placed to be used as a drinking water source are set by the authority having jurisdiction for the property.

                   

                  Rainwater filtration is based on the system design, materials used, and local requirements. Rainwater can be filtered and treated with micron physical filters, UV systems, and or disinfected with Chlorine or other agents. Systems may utilize several filtration techniques and disinfection to treat rainwater.

                  • Physical filtration starts at preventing contamination from getting into storage, typically with screen filters on the downspouts and or at the riser pipe. Removing the rest of particle contaminants can be done with particle filters where the effectiveness is measured by the size of microns filtered.

                  • UV purification prevents bacteria from spreading disease in water, such as Giardia. The water is exposed to UV radiation at the 254-nm wavelength that disrupts the DNA in pathogenic microorganisms, disabling their ability to reproduce.

                  • Chlorine and other chemical-based disinfection are used by public water systems to treat the large quantities of water required for distribution. Smaller rainwater systems may not need this kind of filtration but in cases where Chlorine is used, an activated carbon filter can remove some of the taste. Water needs to be constantly monitored with any chemical disinfection for quality control.

                   

                  Rainwater systems utilized for drinking water are required to be designed and installed by an accredited professional who has local permits in place. We operate with a network of locally accredited businesses that provide rainwater harvesting systems (learn more).


                  Rainwater harvesting supplies drinking and domestic water for many homes in Hawai’i. Pacific Blue Catchment designed and installed this system that stores rainwater in an XLR 08/02 Pioneer Water Tank with a capacity of 9,907-gallons. https://pacificbluecatchment.com/

                  Pacific Blue Catchment rainwater system with a Pioneer Water Tank
                  Pacific Blue Catchment rainwater system with a Pioneer Water Tank

                  Rainwater Equipment supplied this 65,000-Gallon capacity Pioneer Water Tank for a homeowner in Valley Mills, Texas. Rainwater is captured off of multiple structures on the property. Rainwater is the family’s sole source of water for drinking and all other uses. Rainwater Equipment supplied the pump and UV filtration system for making the rainwater potable. RainwaterEquipment.com

                  Rainwater Equipment provided a 65,000 gallon Pioneer Water Tank for rainwater storage
                  Rainwater Equipment provided a 65,000-gallon Pioneer Water Tank for rainwater storage

                   


                   

                  Pioneer Water Tanks store rainwater within the exclusive AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner, protected in the Zincalume® Steel tank body. The AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner is BPA-free and NSF-61 certified for drinking water storage.

                   

                  “NSF International has developed a test protocol that provides independent verification of the safety of the materials used in the production of rainwater harvesting systems. This protocol evaluates materials used in rainwater catchment systems, such as roofing materials, coatings, paints, liners, and gutters.” https://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu/in-home-use/

                   

                  The AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner is also embedded with Sanitized® antimicrobial technology. The embedded antimicrobial technology works to protect against the build-up of mold, algae, mildew, and biofilm. Learn More

                   

                  A 1,000-square foot building roof can easily collect 600-gallons for every one-inch of rainfall, making it a renewable water source. Rainwater harvesting provides clean water that can be used for drinking when filtered and or disinfected to potable drinking water standards. Pioneer Water Tanks are ready to safely store rainwater, as well as other water sources, as a top-tier storage solution!

                   

                  Our exclusive North American dealer and project management network facilitate sales, service, and, installations. We offer a full range of accessories and fittings so that your tank meets your needs and performs to the highest standards.

                   


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                    Sources

                     

                    AgriLife Extension Service Rainwater Collection

                    https://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu/in-home-use/

                     

                    CDC Rainwater Collection

                    https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/private/rainwater-collection.html

                     

                    Colorado House Bill 1016 (2015)

                    http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2016a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/E38A8DB3F0B7739887257F240063F8A2/$FILE/1005_01.pdf

                     

                    TCEQ Rules and Regulations for Public Water Systems

                    https://www.tceq.texas.gov/drinkingwater/pdw_rules.html

                     

                    Texas House Bill 3391 (2011)

                    https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/82R/billtext/html/HB03391F.htm

                     

                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks have been developing water storage solutions for the harsh conditions of Australia for over 30 years. Australia’s extreme fire-prone areas and remote communities without water mains make for durable water needs. Pioneer Water Tanks are implemented for fire protection applications throughout the county for the advantages of the engineered system.

                    1. Exclusive Pioneer Water Tanks design: resistance to fire with over 30-years of research and development

                    2. Pioneer Water Tanks fire protection applications for ranches, farms, home environments

                    3. Pioneer Water Tanks fire protection applications for commercial and industrial buildings

                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks in Australia provide water storage solutions for fire protection

                     


                     

                    The Advantages of Pioneer Water Tanks

                     


                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks are extensively designed for durability and corrosion resistance. The Zincalume® Steel tank body and AQUALINER® Fresh liner design of Pioneer Water Tanks allow for short term resistance to flames directly on the tank body itself. After a fire immersion event, it should be noted that Zincalume® and COLORBOND® Steel have accelerated corrosion and structural degradation.

                    One key benefit of investing in a Pioneer Water Tank is that even after a significant fire, the water tank will still be usable for several months and during the event itself. The time after fire devastation is when water is desperately needed for animal watering, etc. Even if the Pioneer Water Tank is severely burnt, the water can be used directly after the fire. For Pioneer Water Tanks that have minor damages on one side of the tank, the panels may be able to be replaced and the liner can be repaired or replaced.

                     

                    Pioneer Water Tank remained ready after the recent bushfire disaster
                    This Pioneer Water Tank remained ready to use after the recent bushfire disaster.

                     

                    Plastic water tanks, known as poly tanks or polyethylene are known to melt with fire exposure and cannot last with fire immersion. During a fire event, the water may not be usable since the structure itself is easily destroyed. “Polyethylene (plastic) constructed tanks fared worst under all levels of exposure.. (1 Bushfire CRC).”

                     

                    Rural Australian ranch Pioneer Water Tanks are still standing and ready to use after a bushfire disaster while the poly water tanks melted.
                    Rural Australian ranch Pioneer Water Tanks are still standing and ready to use after a bushfire disaster while the poly water tanks melted.

                    The Australian Bushfire CRC research on intense fire devastation is cited in American fire-prone areas as an authoritative source. The Del Norte County California Fire Safe Plan states, “There are more and more options for inexpensively storing water. Cisterns—a catchment to collect rainwater—are becoming increasingly popular. Several websites are describing how to make one yourself, start with a search for “cistern.” Low-cost water tanks are also available. Pioneer tanks from Australia are now seen throughout the North Coast (www.pioneertanks.com.au) (2. Del Norte Fire Safe Plan).”

                    The 2006 Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC) and CSIRO project revealed that Pioneer Water Tanks can withstand 30-minutes of full fire immersion without losing structural integrity and without water loss.

                     

                    “This valuable research contribution to bushfire safety and preparedness provides community educators with detailed information that informs the fire safety planning of residents. This is particularly important post-Black Saturday as residents in fire-prone areas are eager to purchase defensive equipment including water tanks and are seeking from firefighters advice on the ‘best’ type. The research identifies the structural integrity issues of water tanks under a range of fire impact scenarios which in turn leads to recommendations regarding fuel clearance and the lessening of the vulnerability of tanks….” – Russell Taylor, AFSM, Group Manager Executive Support, NSW Rural Fire Service

                     


                    Pioneer Water Tanks fire protection applications for ranches, farms, home environments


                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks are the premier water storage solution provider in Australia and around the world. Having usable water available for fire emergencies is a top priority in ranch, farming, and home environments. Fire protection and suppression systems are designed for the property and location requirements.

                     

                    A typical fire protection system would include a Pioneer Water Tank with a fire outlet that creates a fire reserve supply of water. The average fire reserve for a ranch environment is 20,000-liters (5,283-gallons).

                    “This research indicates that steel construction tanks have the greatest chance of retaining their structural integrity and preventing water loss under bushfire conditions, while polyethylene tanks are at risk of total failure when adjacent combustible items are present, such as heavy forest fuels, fences, structures or even other polyethylene tanks.” – Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC)

                    > Go to the Full Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre Report on Rain Water Tanks in Bushfires

                     

                    There are many ways that a water supply is implemented for fire protection including for fire sprinkler systems, to supplement the existing water supply, for the fire response to be able to connect to for easy access.

                    “I need to make our rainwater storage work as efficiently as possible to meet our agricultural needs- and also so I don’t have the additional outlay for mains water,” said Gavin from Freeling South Australia (SA)
                    “We wanted to customize our tanks for fire – this was important for us as we needed to not only draw water for agricultural use but fires as well.”

                    Read the full article: https://pioneerwatertanks.com.au/gavins-story-from-freeling-south-australia/

                     

                    The Australian network of dealers and installers are an integral part of their communities. After a bushfire event, authorized providers perform Pioneer Water Tank inspections. On Kangaroo Island, Pioneer Water Tanks SA (Southern Australia), performed tank inspections after the recent bushfire devastation in 2019.

                     

                     

                    “That satisfying feeling you get when your second inspection on Kangaroo Island after the devastating bushfires is a customer telling you the only reason his house is still standing is because of his Pioneer Water Tank.” – Ben Wise, with Pioneer Water Tanks SA http://www.pioneertanks.com/

                     

                    Extreme bushfire conditions in Australia require plans in place. Six days before Black Saturday, February 7, 2009, a family home fire sprinkler system that was recently installed filmed the inspection. The devastating bushfires went across the state of Victoria on what is now called Black Saturday, and the family filmed the system being used to defend their home.

                     

                    The West Coast of the United States, in particular California, is also experiencing heightened fire disasters. Pioneer Water Tanks are utilized in similar applications for homes, farms, vineyards, commercial properties, and more throughout the state. Pioneer Water Tanks America operates with a local network of authorized company providers and accredited installation experts.

                    > Learn more about becoming an authorized provider or installer with Pioneer Water Tanks America.

                    NorCal Fire Protection Water Tanks
                    WaterMark H2O installed this fire protection water tank for a concrete facility in Clearlake, California.

                     

                     


                    Pioneer Water Tanks commercial and industrial fire protection applications


                     

                    All new commercial buildings in Australia have a dedicated fire reserve tank that follows the Design standard AS2419, Australian Standard Code. The AS2304 code describes the required nozzle type and several other extra components with effective capacity relative to the commercial building size.

                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks are utilized for applications such as to fill fire trucks and air support, as the water source for hydrants, to supplement existing water supply, and much more.

                     

                    In the state of Victoria, Australia a series of Pioneer Water Tanks provide a fast, steady source of water for fire trucks and air support.

                     

                    Shepparton, Victoria Australian firefighters using Pioneer Water Tanks to fill fire trucks and air support

                    The engineering personnel and independent consulting engineers provide professional design and support services. The flexibility of configuration for Pioneer Water Tanks means nozzles, fittings and other accessories can be specified according to local requirements.

                    The isolation of Australia’s terrain makes for a lack of water distribution outside of major communities and cities. Fire protection and hydrant systems are essential in case of emergencies that may be supplied solely on water tanks. Divine Water Tanks, accredited provider of Pioneer Water Tanks in Queensland, provide water solutions for a variety of applications including necessary fire protection.

                     

                    “Divine Water Tanks are proud to have been involved in the upgrade of fire services for 5 schools around SE and Central Queensland. The project included the installation of various Pioneer Fire Water Tanks which formed part of the fire service upgrades.”http://www.divinewatertanks.com.au/

                     

                     

                    Fire conditions in California, Oregon, and Washington can be comparable to the bushfires in Australia. Pacific Northwest states have similar remote communities without water mains who rely on independent water supplies like having a large-capacity Pioneer Water Tank.

                     

                    40,000 gallon water storage tanks on sale
                    Fire protection Pioneer Water Tank for a Napa Valley vineyard with a 40,000-gallon capacity.

                     

                    Four Pioneer Water Tanks in Napa California for fire protection.
                    Four Pioneer Water Tanks in Napa California for fire protection.

                     

                    Pioneer Water Tanks America is the distributor for the North American markets. We’re ready to supply water storage solutions for residential and commercial applications with our network of accredited providers. Standard Pioneer Water Tanks are available from 5,000 to 1,000,000-Gallons or can be custom-built up to one million gallons.

                     

                    Our exclusive North American dealer and project management network facilitate sales, service, and, installations. We offer a full range of accessories and fittings so that your tank meets your needs and performs to the highest standards.

                     


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                      Sources

                      1. “Tanks on Trial: Performance of Rainwater Tanks in Bushfire Conditions.” Bushfire CRC, 2010, https://www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/tanks_on_trial.pdf.

                      2. Del Norte Fire Safe Plan Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Del Norte Fire Safe Plan Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Del Norte Fire Safe Council, 2005.

                      3. “RESEARCH INTO THE PERFORMANCE OF WATER TANKS IN BUSHFIRE -Bushfire CRC Project D1.” Bushfire CRC, 2007, www.bushfirecrc.com/sites/default/files/managed/resource/water-tank-behavior-bushfires_0_0.pdf.

                      4. “Gavin’s Story From Freeling South Australia – Pioneer Water Tanks.” Pioneer Water Tanks Australia, 3 Dec. 2019, pioneerwatertanks.com.au/gavins-story-from-freeling-south-australia/.

                       

                       

                      Fire Protection Water Storage Solutions Provided by Tanks Alot in Boerne, Texas

                      On top of all of the irrigation and rainwater harvesting solutions that Tanks Alot offers, they are ready to provide fire protection water storage tanks. Tanks Alot is an accredited dealer of Pioneer Water Tanks as a full-service-provider for a wide range of applications.

                      The engineered XLE series of Pioneer Water Tanks can be configured to the project needs. Tanks Alot can add and upgrade with fire department connections, seismic engineering, and much more.

                      A retail center in San Antonio came to Tanks Alot in 2019 in need of enough water capacity to fulfill the local fire marshal fire flow requirements. The space that was allotted for the fire protection water tank had a small space for the diameter without any height restrictions.

                      Tanks Alot Provided this Fire Protection Water Tank for a Retail Center
                      Tanks Alot Provided this Fire Protection Water Tank for a Retail Center

                      Tanks Alot configured an XLE 10/05 Pioneer Water Tank with a 17’ 7” diameter and five-ring tank wall height of 17’ 5” tall. This allowed for a capacity of 31,534-gallons that fulfilled the requirements. The fire protection water tank now stands ready in case of an emergency with the appropriate fire drafting connections and is permitted with the local authority.

                      When a rural property in the KremKau Divide in Bexar County needed water storage with fire department connections, Tanks Alot provided an XLE 23/02 Pioneer Water Tank. This fire protection water tank is anchored to a concrete ring beam for additional support. The property has 29,093-gallons of water standing ready in case of an emergency that can be connected to by any local fire department.

                       

                      Tanks Alot Provided a Residential Fire Protection Dual Use Water Tank
                      Tanks Alot Provided a Residential Fire Protection Dual Use Water Tank

                       

                      Recently Tanks Alot provided the Singing Water Vineyards a dual-purpose XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank. The 97,148-gallon capacity water tank will be used for irrigation for the vineyard. The large capacity of Pioneer Water Tanks will enable the vineyard to preserve a backup water supply with a fire department connection in case of emergencies.

                      Tanks Alot provided the Singing Water Vineyards a dual-purpose XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank
                      Tanks Alot Provided the Singing Water Vineyards a Dual-Purpose XLE 50/03 Pioneer Water Tank

                      Family homes in rural areas can also benefit from having a water tank with fire connections. Tanks Alot provided a rainwater harvesting system for the Mata family in the Driftwood, Texas area. The rainwater system collects rainwater off of the home rooftop and conveyed into the Pioneer Water Tank with a wet conveyance system. The XL15/02 Pioneer Water Tank safely stores the rainwater inside with a 20,243-gallon capacity. The rainwater tank includes fire department connections for easy access to water in case of an emergency.

                       

                      Tanks Alot provides water solutions for homes and commercial projects
                      Tanks Alot Provide Water Solutions for Homes and Commercial Projects

                      Talk with Tanks Alot about fire protection water storage solutions for businesses and homes in the Boerne, Texas area. They also provide many other products and solutions for irrigation.

                      Learn more at TanksAlotTX.com or call (830) 331-7330.

                       

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