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Water Tanks Huonville

Huonville Water Tanks

Pioneer Water Tanks

  • Experienced local dealer network with local knowledge and experience
  • Over 30 years of experience building premium water tanks for Huonville
  • 20 year conditional warranty
  • Industry leading, exclusive Aqualiner Fresh® antimicrobial water tank liner
  • Specially designed for water storage Pioneer V-Lock® tank wall panel

Huonville Water Tanks

Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, less than 50km from Kingston

For over 30 years, Pioneer Water Tanks have been a premier Huonville water tank manufacturer and distributor.

The backing and history of Australia's number one big tank company, means that customers in Huonville can be satisfied with their water storage solutions.

Regardless of the outside view that Tasmania is a green and rainy state all over, people of Tasmania know better, and understand their water storage needs.

Water Tanks to Suit Every Need

Water Tank Sizes

Pioneer Water Tanks offer a range of water tank sizes, from 12kL to 500kL for our range of rural and residential tanks, and up to a whopping 3 million litres or more for our industrial and commercial water tanks.

No matter your water storage needs, Pioneer Water Tanks has the water tank that is best for you, in both size and toughness.

Water Tank Colours

Every Pioneer Water Tank installed in Australia is made from Australian made and sourced BlueScope Steel, and manufactured in the Australian Pioneer Water Tanks facility. Pioneer Water Tanks are available in either a basic Zincalume ® finish, or in the full series of Colorbond ® colours seen below.

Standard COLORBOND® Colour Range

Non-Standard COLORBOND® Colour Range

Bushfire Protection in the Australian Summer

Bushfire preparation

Thanks to widespread green drought, much of Tasmania is susceptible to wildfires, due to dry soil and weak vegetation, despite the verdant and lush aesthetics of much of the state.

In addition to having a bushfire action plan, an important way to be prepared for the dry summer months is to ensure that you have sufficient water storage to help protect you from the threat of fire, and a Pioneer Water Tank helps deliver that protection.

Pioneer Water Tanks offers the option of a fire reserve in your tank, to ensure it can be used for both household water storage and fire protection.

Outperforming all comers in bushfire conditions

The CSIRO carried out bushfire simulation tests on water tanks in partnership with the Bushfire and National Hazards CRC, and the results showed that a steel Pioneer Water Tank held up better than the competition.

All other tanks tested either melted or cracked, causing them to lose precious water, however the Pioneer Water Tank continued to hold water after being subjected to the full 30 minute fire front, which could prove critical to fire fighting efforts.

While a water tank will still prove adequate for watering backyards or lawns, if it has been exposed to fire, it is highly advised that you get the tank water tested as soon as possible to ensure that it is still safe for household use.

An Ongoing Battle with the Elements

The Huonville climate

Huonville has a cool temperate oceanic climate, with mild to warm summers, and cool damp winters.

Huonville sees an average yearly rainfall of 723.0mm, with steady rainfall year round.

The Huon Valley is best known as one of Tasmania's primary apple growing areas. Once enormous in its extent, the significance of the industry has declined steadily since the 1950s and today cherries and fish farming are the rising commercial stars of the district.

Rainwater run-off and flooding

Rain is appreciated in rural areas all across Australia, particularly those enduring drought conditions, and Tasmania is surely no different.

When steady rainfall builds up, this can lead to flooding and storm water run off, which can cause damage to property and the environment, particularly in areas where man made facilities such as roads and footpaths cause the water to be unable to soak in to the soil.

If a 24 hour time period saw a 100mm deposit of rainfall on Huonville, it would only require 100 homes with fitted water tanks and adequate guttering to prevent 2 million litres of water from entering the ecosystem.

The Pioneer Water Tanks Difference

Aqualiner Fresh® antimicrobial water tank liner

Proven to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria in your water tank, the Aqualiner Fresh ® water tank liner is the only antimicrobial water tank liner available on the market, and a Pioneer Water tanks exclusive.

The natural antimicrobial properties of silver and Sanitized ® technology are woven into the Aqualiner Fresh ® water tank liner.

The most technologically advanced, cleanest and strongest liner available on the market, this is an industry leading product, made up of five distinct layers to protect and store your water.

Pioneer V-Lock® tank wall profile

Designed for durability and for the sole purpose of water storage, the Pioneer V-Lock ® tank wall profile is also a Pioneer Water Tanks exclusive.

This V-Lock panel profile is designed not only for strength and durability of the tank wall itself by engineering the sheets to the ideal thickness for each panel, but also to protect the tank liner, preventing stretching and wear as the tank fills and empties.

The design was deemed so good, in terms of structural integrity and aesthetic appeal, it won an Australian Design Award.

Australian made water tanks - Tasmanian local service

Pioneer Water Tanks is able to provide truly local service to all Australians, no matter where they are located, thanks to the Pioneer Dealer Direct Network, comprised of more than 50 experienced water tank dealers.

In Tasmania, we are proud to be partnered with Nutrien Water Tasmania, who are able to assist with all your water storage needs.

A water tank is only as good as the person who builds it, so Pioneer makes sure that our dealers are specialists in water tank erection.

Huonville Local Knowledge

Huonville fun fact

Huonville was not originally intended as the site of a town. Nearby Ranelagh was laid out as the town of Victoria in colonial days. Huonville grew around the bridge crossing the Huon River and hotels at the bridge. It was officially declared a town in 1891.

Things to do in Huonville

The Huon River and the nearby d'Entrecasteaux Channel are popular fishing and boating areas. The Channel is sheltered from the wrath of the Southern Ocean by the bulk of Bruny Island to the east. Tourism is an important part of Huonville and the surrounding Huon Valley. The area is renowned for its scenic beauty and history as one of Australia's biggest apple producers.