Specialised Tank Services

Pioneer Water Tanks: Rural

"Price is what you pay value is what you get" - Warren Buffett

Pioneer Water Tanks Victoria

For over 27 years, Pioneer Water Tanks has supplied Australia with water tank solutions for all types of farming, domestic and agricultural applications.

Designed for Australia's harsh and demanding conditions, Pioneer Water Tanks are manufactured using strong and durable, fully recyclable 100% Australian Zincalume® or Colorbond® steel. Our range of water tanks are available form 12,000 to 250,000 litres in our standard range or can be customer built up to 2.6 million litres.

Our water tanks are great looking! With a wide range of Colorbond® colours to choose from, you can pick the right aesthetic for your surroundings. All our tanks can provide fire protection reserves and our exclusive range of Australian made tank liners guarantee the highest quality drinking water and maximum water storage safety possible.Rural and Domestic Tank Enquiry Victoria

Pioneer Water Tanks have serviced the Victoria region for over 24 years, we understand exactly what is required when it comes to providing the highest quality steel rain water tanks that provide great value from money. Whether for personal, rural, or firefighting needs - our quality Austrailian-made products will deliver the long-term water security you're looking for. Specialised Tank Services have been Pioneer Water Tank distributors since 1992 and are confident they will find a solution for your liquid storage needs.

Shane Jacobson and Richard Holloway



Pioneer Water Tanks Standard Tank Colour Range
Classic Cream
Woodland Grey
Pale Eucalypt
Pioneer Water Tanks Non-Standard Tank Colour Range
Cottage Green
Deep Ocean
Evening Haze
Manor Red
Night Sky
Shale Grey

Standard inclusions

Your Pioneer Water Tank will come standard with:

  • 20 year conditional warranty on Rural Pioneer Water Tanks
  • 50mm outlet with a polyethylene ball valve (other sizes available upon request)
  • 150mm overflow to ground level (other sizes and styles available upon request)
  • Removable internal/external ladder; lockable sliding access hatch
  • Fully enclosed leaf filter basket (removable for cleaning)
  • x2 Sacrificial anodes to prevent electrolysis to tank body
  • AQUALINER Fresh®
  • Swivel Foot Roof Connection
  • 8-80 V-LOCK®


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Choose your size

Water Tank Sizes


Pioneer Water Tanks continue to have the best liner on the market, which has been proved and tested over 30 years.

Now there is a NEW innovation available which can add extra protection. The next generation Pioneer AQUALINER Fresh® water tank liner has even better flexibitily,strength, water proofing and reliability. It is the first water tank liner in the world to introduce antimicrobial technology which further improves the health and water quality benefits for our customers.

Keeping your water fresher for longer.


150mm Bellmouth Overflow water tank overflow

Our 150mm diameter overflow connection and down piping is the largest in the market.

Designed to meet the Plumbing Industry Board's requirements for an overflow greater than the infill rate of water. This means you can avoid costly problems associated with a tank overflow. Pioneer Water Tanks’ one-piece PVC wall connection prevents water coming into contact with any steel around the overflow penetration. The need to use any chemical based sealant is also eliminated to protect your potable water supply against possible contamination.


Swivel Foot Roof Connectionswivel foot on truss

The exclusive heavy duty Pioneer Water Tank roof connects to the body of the tank through a unique swivel foot roof connector and high-tensile bolts. Offering safe and reliable load resistance and tie-down of the roof means you don’t have to worry about the performance of your tank roof in even the most extreme conditions.



8-80 V-LOCK®8-80VLOCK for Pioneer Water Tank

Pioneer Water Tanks’ modern and unique 8-80 V-LOCK® wall profile provides the strength of corrugated steel and maintains perfect support to the liner moulded to the inside of the tank wall. The 8-80 V-LOCK® design maximises the strength of your tank to ensure it stays in shape when full or empty whilst minimising liner stress.



Optional Extras

Rural and Domestic Tank Enquiry Victoria

You can order these optional extras for your Pioneer Water Tank if desired:

  • Geotextile Underlay
  • Superseal - Dust and Insect Protection
  • Rainsaver Caps
  • Water Level Indicator
  • Reserve Fitting on Tanks
  • Scour Drain


Geotextile membrane


Geotextile Underlay

Recommended when clean, fine sand is difficult to source and for added protection of the liner against damage from sharp objects such as stones or rocks.Our geotextile underlay is the ideal way to protect your Aqualiner® from being compromised. Sometimes in remote locations it is cheaper than bringing in good sand.(Optional Extra)


Superseal for water tank

Superseal - Dust and Insect Protection

Dirt, dust, spiders and all sorts of insects and vermin like to find places to live. Superseal is a closed cell protective foam which fills the gaps between your roof sheets and the tank wall to protect your clean water from external sources of contamination. (Optional Extra)


Rainsaver Caps

Harvest thousands of extra litres of rainwater by installing Rainsaver Caps to your corrugated steel tank roof. (Optional Extra)rainsaver caps

Additional Potential Rainwater Harvest
Annual Rainfall 400mm 500mm 600mm 700mm 800mm
45,000 Litre Tank 9,600 Litres 12,000 Litres 14,400 Litres 16,800 Litres 19,200 Litres
67,500 Litre Tank 14,400 Litres 18,000 Litres 21,600 Litres 25,200 Litres 28,800 Litres
90,000 Litre Tank 19,200 Litres 24,000 Litres 28,800 Litres 33,600 Litres 38,400 Litres


Levetator level indicator

Water Level Indicator

Know exactly how much water you have in store at a glance with a water level indicator attached to the exterior of your tank. You can choose between the traditional float and pulley system or a wireless system in a range of colours to keep an eye on water levels at any time.The marker goes up or down with the water by using a counter weight system. A heavy duty commercial grade gauge is also available for cases where public access may be available. (Optional Extra)


water tank reserve fittings

Reserve Fitting on Tank

We can fit an extra valve on the wall of your tank which will prevent the total loss of water in the event a pipe breaks or there is another incident away from the tank. When the water level is well above the reserve fitting, you can turn off the bottom valve and run the tank off the top valve to control the amount of water lost in the event of a burst pipe or similar.  


Tank Pad Requirements

tank pad preperation

Tank Pads are to be constructed at least one metre wider than the tank diameter and at least 100mm thick,on completion of tank installation a gravel perimeter needs to be spread around the perimeter of tank at least 100mm and.5m around the tank to help prevent erosion and rabbits burrowing.

Please ensure that the base is clean and free of sharp objects as the liner comes into direct contact with the bluestone dust. A level tank pad is important for installation and the ongoing use of your new tank.

We can arrange your tank pad installation and gravel if required at the time of tank installation. Tanks can be installed on a concrete pad if required, but additional materials are required at extra cost, so please let us know if you tank will be going on a concrete pad before order is placed.

Please contact us with any questions as incorrect pads can incur extra charges to rectify.