Pioneer Water Storage Tanks

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About PIONEER® Water Storage Tanks
The Ideal Choice for Your Independent Water Supply PIONEER® tanks are the most sought after tank for domestic water storage. Using a time-tested Australian design, PIONEER® Home & Ranch water tanks provide a proven, high quality product for a wide range domestic uses including fire protection, rainwater harvesting, seasonal creek harvesting, well water storage, livestock watering, long-term potable water storage, etc. If you need to store a large volume of water, PIONEER® is likely going to be your best option. The PIONEER® water storage tank is known for being the best balance between quality and affordability. Whether the water is needed for the household, agriculture or fire protection, water is the most valuable asset on the land. When you purchase a PIONEER® Water Storage Tank, you're also getting peace of mind.

Pioneer water tanks have been trusted for almost 30 years as a water tank solution for all types of applications. An Australia-based company, PIONEER® water tanks were originally built to withstand the country’s harsh conditions. PIONEER® water tanks feature the patented, high quality, woven, Aqualiner water storage liner, which offers an industry leading solution for long-term water storage. PIONEER® water tanks are built using a combination of the best proven technology and the highest quality materials available. The Pioneer brand of water tanks are trusted by customers in over 35 countries because they’re known to be built to last.


  • Readily available water storage tanks range from 5,000 gallons up to 65,000 gallons. Lead times are generally 2-4 weeks from order date.
  • Tank capacities of more than 100K Gallons are also available with 90-120 day lead times.
  • XL Series tanks include: Galvalume Tank Body, Trusses and Roof Sheets, Top Hoop, Aqualiner, Geotex Underlay, Lockable Roof Access Hatch and Ladder, 2” Outlet with Ball Valve, 6” Overflow, Inlet Basket Strainer for rainwater catchment (a 2" threaded, top sidewall fitting may be used in lieu of the basket strainer in well applications), and Sacrificial Anodes for rust prevention.
  • AQUALINER® water storage liners provides a flexible, long lasting and high quality tank system.
  • Innovative, fully enclosed bolt cap hides bolts on outside of tank for a more aesthetically pleasing look.
  • Standard 20 year warranty (Conditions apply)
  • Equipped with roof to reduce evaporation & provide a barrier against foreign matter.
  • Residential tanks are designed to be constructed on a 6" deep sand pad with a rock border around the perimeter to prevent erosion.
    (In some cases, concrete ring beam foundations are recommended.)
  • In many cases, the Pioneer tank may be used with fire suppression projects.


Gallons Range: 3,000 - 65,000 gallon tanks are readily available (Typically a 2-4 week lead time)
Dimensions: Depends on capacity. All 2-ring, ranch/residential tanks are 7' 2" tall and come in different diameters
Approvals & Certifications: NSF/ANSI 61
Installation: Field erected by an authorized Pioneer installation crew
Manufacturer Warranty: 20 year (Conditions apply)






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Capacity Chart


Pioneer Water Tank



(Height 7' 2")


XL01 8' 10" 3,249
11' 5,076
XL08 15' 5" 9,907
XL13 19’ 9” 16,392
XL15 22'
XL23 26' 4" 29,093
XL30 30' 9" 39,626
XL40 35' 2"  51,863
XL50 39' 6"  65,567






Water Stays Fresher for Longer

Antimicrobial technology adds a defense mechanism to a tank liner which helps it fight against the growth of microbes such as bacteria and algae.


Better Quality Water and Less Cleaning

A tank with a liner treated with antimicrobial technology requires less frequent cleaning to maintain a healthy tank environment. 

Longer Tank Life

Prevent mold, algae, and bacteria that can cause damage to the liner for an overall longer tank liner life.

BPA-Free Tank Liner

The AQUALINER Fresh® has been tested and accredited to NSF 61 International standards for BPA-Free drinking water storage.


The AQUALINER Fresh® takes the longest-lasting tank liner and adds antimicrobial technology. This exclusive innovation can only be found with Pioneer Water Tanks as a partnership with the Swiss Antimicrobial company, SANITIZED®. Our AQUALINER Fresh® tank liner actively reduces the growth of biofilm and algae.

The SANITIZED® antimicrobial technology is mixed into the master batch of the Black Polyethylene (PE) film used in the construction of the tank liner fabric. The Black PE film is one of the multiple layers of the liner fabric that provides the superior strength, flexibility, abrasion resistance and water proofness of AQUALINER Fresh®.

Water Stays Fresher for Longer...
Antimicrobial technology adds a defense mechanism to a tank liner which helps it fight against the growth of microbes such as bacteria and algae.

Better Quality Water and Less Cleaning...
A tank with a liner treated with antimicrobial technology requires less frequent cleaning to maintain a healthy tank environment.

Longer Tank Life...
Prevent mold, algae, and bacteria that can cause damage to the liner for an overall longer tank liner life.

BPA-Free Tank Liner...
The AQUALINER Fresh® has been tested and accredited to NSF 61 International standards for BPA-Free drinking water storage.

The Aqualiner® has earned the reputation of being the best liner in the water tank industry. Unlike liners in other water tanks, the Aqualiner® is made from a reinforced fabric with a woven center layer for strength and durability. AQUALINER® water storage liners feature five material layers bonded permanently together by hot melt laminating the layers under pressure, creating a homogenous single liner. It is virtually impossible for the layers to separate under normal conditions. The closed protected environment that exists under the PIONEER® dome roof tanks is ideal. No harmful ultraviolet light, and no liner movement contribute to a long life span for AQUALINER® water storage liners. 

The AQUALINER® water storage liner is ANSI/NSF 61 certified, and made with NSF Certified Drinking Water System Components. This certification demonstrates that the AQUALINER® water storage liner has been rigorously tested by an independent body to internationally accepted standards. As a result, AQUALINER® water storage liners meet the requirements for stored water intended for human consumption.














Only the highest quality Zincalume® and Colorbond® steel is used in Pioneer® Water Tanks, providing unmatched durability that no other tank manufacturer can offer- that’s why Pioneer® Tanks last longer than any other brand.

Next generation Zincalume® steel’s patented Activate™ technology introduces magnesium into the aluminium-zinc alloy coating, improving galvanic protection by activating the aluminium. The result is a tougher protective coating that's more resistant to scratches and scuffs encountered during construction.


Made of the highest-quality Zincalume® steel and protected by a sacrificial anode system, Pioneer® tanks were designed with a 30-year service life in mind and are the most resistant steel tanks to corrosion. Replacing the anodes every 10 years will ensure that the tank walls stay strong and sturdy.All Pioneer® Tanks are professionally installed and come with an industry leading 20-year warranty on the entire tank, giving you peace of mind that your water storage will be around to serve your future needs.

With over 20 years of proven performance in harsh climates around the world, Pioneer® water tanks live up to the high expectations of people who care about the quality of their water supply.



Pioneer V-LOCK® Tank Profile

The PIONEER V-LOCK® corrugation style is unique and stands out against competitors for its durability and ability to attach a tank liner to the tank walls. The PIONEER V-LOCK® wall profile supports the tank liner while maximizing the strength of corrugated steel, ensuring it stays in shape while minimizing liner stress. The PIONEER V-LOCK® vastly improves the structural integrity by engineering the design with a flat section at the bolted panel connections.

The Pioneer V-LOCK® wall profile provides superior internal support for the tank liner. Competitor’s corrugated tanks stretch the liner into the deep tank wall corrugation during every water level cycle. Over time, the stresses caused by the water pressure and continual cycling can lead to the mechanical failure of the liner itself.

View a YouTube video on Pioneer V-LOCK®: 

Pioneer V-LOCK® Liner Support

The Pioneer V-LOCK® design maintains the perfect support for the liner attached at multiple fixed points. As the liner is pressing up against the flatter sections, the Pioneer V-LOCK® support stops the liner from being flexed and stretched to the same degree. Pioneer Water Tanks protect water for longer with quality engineering and materials.


Pioneer V-LOCK Flyer



Pioneer Water Tanks Support

Boltstrips on Pioneer Water Tanks: We use a single-piece bolt strip in the construction of our tanks. The bolt strip allows even and consistent clamping force along the length of the strip. Bolts are concealed by bolt strip covers that provide a clean finish and hide the threads to avoid tampering.

Bolts are also clamped to the tank's wall by wrapping around the bolt strip. Our bolt strips help make a Pioneer Tank even stronger. Pioneer Water Tanks offer a super strong and rigid column to support the tank instead of just bolts and nuts holding together individual panels.

The Bolts:
All the bolts used in constructing a Pioneer Watertank are high-tensile, galvanized bolts with flanged heads for superior strength and clamping ability.



Pioneer Water Tank liners are uniquely secured to the tank wall at multiple points to provide optimal support for the liner. This support prevents the liner from pulling away from the tank wall and secures it in position. The result is less stress on the liner and prolonged service life of your tank.



AQUALINER Fresh® liners are manufactured with a top-of-wall reinforcement known as the top strap. The top strap is an extruded LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene) that is heat welded to the top of the liner. The liner is secured to the top of the tank by tek screws through the top strap.



Wall and Base fixing Lugs are heat welded to the liner exterior at predetermined intervals. Each lug has an eyelet that accommodates the standard fixing bolt for the panels on that particular tank.


Using the AQUALINER® Fresh for Sales

The AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner is proven to store water to the same standard as when it enters the tank, unlike other options that can leach into the water supply.

Our exclusive BPA-Free, antimicrobial AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner maintains an NSF-61 certification for drinking water storage.

General AQUALINER® Fresh Flyer


AQUALINER® Fresh Overview


  • Designed for drinking water storage
  • NSF 61 certified for drinking water storage (
  • BPA-Free
  • Sanitized® antimicrobial treatment is embedded into the water-facing polyethylene layer
  • Excellent flexibility, high tensile strength, and abrasion resistance.
  • Waterproof PE film laminated on both sides- no wicking or weeping.
  • Fabric design maximizes various fabric qualities such as flex, abrasion, tear, tensile, puncture, shrinkage, and stretch resistance.
  • A proven waterproof and reliable product that is resistant to tree roots and termites
  • Exclusive to Pioneer Water Tanks


The NSF 61 certification is a thorough, third-party process that guarantees the materials, manufacturing, and selling points. The following resource is content on the NSF-61 certification of the AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner. 
NSF-61 Certification Resource


This is the test report by the NSF on the AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner. 
NSF-61 Certification Test Report


Bartlett Tank Liners released a statement on the AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner is BPA-free.
Bartlett Statement on BPA-Free


Why My Drinking Water May Taste Different To That From A Concrete Tank - AQUALINER Fresh®

AQUALINER® Fresh Compared to Concrete Tanks


Bartlett Tank Liners resources for the AQUALINER® Fresh tank liner cleaning and patching instructions:
Cleaning Procedure


Pioneer Water Tanks America come with a Warranty Guarantee

Pioneer Water Tanks America offers a 20-year warranty on the tank and liner for stocked standard XLR and XLE tanks used for standard applications.

A 20-year warranty on the tank and liner covers stocked standard Pioneer Water Tanks. An exceptional 10-year warranty is offered on non-standard Pioneer Water Tank sizes and applications.

Pioneer Water Tanks are backed with our industry-leading 20-year warranty on the tank and AQUALINER® Fresh liner. The warranty covers defects in material and/or workmanship resulting in leakage, for 20 years from the date of installation.

The PWTA owner’s manual and warranty booklet covers Regular Maintenance of your Tank, Important Safety Notice, Base Aggregate, Removable Ladder Operation Procedure, Water (Overflow), Fitting Downpipes to Your Tank, Preventative Measures, Warranty Terms and Conditions, Warranty Procedure, and PWTA Contact Details.

Owner's Manual and Warranty



Sand Pad Specifications (PDF)


Owners Manual


Standard Sizes (shown below) are typically, readily available and can usually be installed in 2- 4 weeks from order date. Non standard tank sizes require 90-120 day lead time.

Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL01 - 3,249 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL04 - 5,076 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL08 - 9,907 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL15 with fascia - 20,243 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL23 - 29,093 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL30 - 39,626 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XLE40 on concrete slab - 51,785 Gallons (above)



Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL50 - 65,567 Gallons (above)


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Adding a Fascia upgrade (shown above) to a Pioneer water storage tank is an aesthetic enhancement to the overall appearance of the water storage tank. The fascia hides the corrugated hills and valleys that are visible between the roof sheets and the top of the sidewall giving the water storage tank a more finished look. The fascia is not required for the structural integrity of the water storage tank.



Note: All Pioneer Water Tanks must be installed by an Authorized Installer. The factory-trained, authorized installation team is able to install your tank almost anywhere. Remote locations and difficult terrain are typically not a problem. All installers are fully trained and have extensive experience building PIONEER® tanks in diverse environmental conditions. Unlike large prefabricated tanks, which can be cost prohibitive to transport, difficult to handle, and often require machines to unload from the transport vehicle to set in place, PIONEER® water tanks are palletized for easy transport. All parts of the tank can be manually unloaded and transported to nearby installation sites if needed. This dramatically reduces the cost of transport and installation, making PIONEER® water tanks the most affordable choice when all costs are calculated. The installation process is managed by your local Authorized Dealer, Rainwater Equipment LLC. It is their job to contact you prior to delivery to confirm your site conditions. Rainwater Equipment LLC will also confirm an installation date, weather permitting and will coordinate the delivery and installation of your new tank. It is preferable that you or your representative be on site when the installation crew arrives to ensure that the tank is oriented correctly. The inlet, outlet and overflow will be positioned in the most convenient position.






Video above is of a Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL15 - 20,243 Gallons


Video above is of a Pioneer Water Storage Tank Model XL40 - 50,000 Gallons

Warranty Terms and Conditions

Pioneer Water Tanks, Inc. d/b/a Pioneer Water Tanks America (Pioneer) warrants the steel structure of the tank body and the water retaining liner membrane (Steel Water Tank and Liner) against defects in material and/or workmanship resulting in leakage, for 20 years from the date of installation.

When ownership of a Pioneer Water Tank needs to be transferred, the application for transfer of warranty must be received by Pioneer within 90 days of new ownership. The warranty transfer approval is at the sole discretion of Pioneer and may be subject to an inspection of the tank by Pioneer or one of its Authorized Representatives.

Pioneer Water Tanks require the following conditions to be covered under the warranty including:

1. Pioneer Water Tanks must be installed on either a clean inert sand pad with inert aggregate placed around the tank per Pioneer's recommendations, or on a concrete ring beam built to Pioneer's specification drawings.

2. Tanks must be fitted with a Pioneer Water Tanks steel dome roof at the time of installation.

3. Pioneer Water Tanks require Authorized Installers to perform installations to be covered under the warranty.

4. Pioneer Water Tanks require the anodes to be replaced every 5 years from the installation date. The proof of purchase will be requested to be produced if required.

5. Pioneer Water Tanks require regular maintenance following the Pioneer Water Tanks America Owner’s Manual.

6. Pioneer Water Tanks need to be paid in full to file a warranty claim.

7. Commissioning of the tank (if applicable) to Pioneer’s specifications occurs within 30 days of practical completion and if in the event this does not occur, it may affect any potential warranty claims.


Customer's Responsibilities 

The Owner’s Manual and Warranty booklet also covers topics that the Owner is responsible for maintaining:

Sacrificial magnesium anodes are fitted to your tank for additional corrosion protection and they must be replaced every 5 years to meet warranty conditions.

Base Aggregate It is the owner’s responsibility to ensure sufficient coarse aggregate is immediately placed around the outside perimeter of the tank to prevent erosion of the sand pad and around the tank base.

Add Water Immediately after your tank is built, a minimum level of 300mm (12 inches) of water must be placed in the tank to fix the tank liner firmly in place.


Pioneer Water Tanks’ liability is limited to the original dealer purchase price as compared to the ratio of the remaining term of the warranty period, called Pro-Rata. Warranty claims require the original tank serial number given at the time of purchase.

What is “Pro-Rata”? ‘Pro-Rata’ means that PWT’s obligations are reduced in line with the time remaining under the warranty. This means the total warranty liability reduces over time.

The formulas are as follows:

Determining Maximum Liability Costs
Original Dealer Purchase Price x (Warranty Years Remaining / Total Warranty Period) = Maximum Liability 

Determining Repair Costs
Repair Cost (at current rates) – Maximum Liability = Repair Cost



A warranty claim is made on a tank fifteen (15) years into the twenty (20) year warranty. The original dealer purchase price was $10,000.

Maximum Liability Cost = $10,000 x (5 warranty years remaining / 20-year warranty period) = $2500 Maximum Warranty Contribution by Pioneer

If total repair costs in this example = $5000, Pioneer will contribute $2500 of this cost under the warranty.

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