FAQs

Our concrete water tanks are designed to sit on a 100 KPA bearing pressure base. this is achieved via a crushed rock base, or concrete slab.

Ensure to lay 100mm of packing sand between your base and your tank.


at tanket, we recommend backfilling your tank with quarter minus, or packing sand.

quarter minus and packing sand enable the ground to move around the tank and not add uneven pressure on any wall of the tank and cause cracks or leaks.


here is what you need to know

See above picture of victoria’s red zone.

Tanket has a range of tanks that are an ‘over sized load’ this means that the diameter or the tank is over 2,500mm. our tanks 15,075L and above, are all 3,400mm in diameter. dont worry, we can still deliver your tanks!

Our freight company applies for a ‘permit’ to travel with an oversized load through a red zone. and on the day, a pilot vehicle will escort the truck through the red zone and to your property.

 


  1. Durability: Concrete’s strength and durability ensure the tank’s long-lasting performance.
  2. Fire Resistance: Concrete’s inherent fire resistance adds a safety layer, especially in fire-prone areas.
  3. Low Maintenance: Concrete tanks require minimal upkeep, reducing long-term maintenance costs.
  4. High Load Capacity: Tanket’s Extra Heavy Duty tanks boast an impressive load capacity of up to 44 tonnes, making them suitable for a variety of projects.


  • We take pride in ensuring that our products are always in stock and available for immediate delivery. This means that you can proceed with your projects without any unnecessary delays, allowing you to efficiently move forward with your water storage solutions.


  • Before purchasing a water tank, there are a few key factors to keep in mind:
    • Size: Determine the appropriate size for your needs.
    • Usage: Consider the purpose of the water tank, such as drinking water, car washing, etc.
    • Placement: Find a suitable location with enough space for the tank.
    • Above or Below Ground: Decide whether the tank will be installed above or below ground.
    • Trafficable Area: If the tank is going in a trafficked area, consider the load-bearing capacity of the tank and the surrounding ground. Tanket offers a range of tanks with different load-bearing capabilities depending on your needs.


  • We offer a diverse range of sizes to accommodate various water storage needs. At Tanket, our precast water tanks are available in capacities ranging from 1,700 liters to 33,250 liters. These tanks come in variations of Standard Duty, Heavy Duty, and Extra Heavy Duty options, ensuring that no matter where your tanket is going, residential or commercial, we have you covered.


  • Yes, our precast water tanks are designed to cater to both residential and commercial applications. Whether you need a smaller tank for a home or a larger tank for a commercial or industrial facility, Tanket offers a range of options to meet your specific water storage needs.


  • Freight charges for the delivery of Tanket Concrete Water Tanks will be quoted separately for each job. The cost of delivery depends on factors such as the destination, weight, and volume of the products ordered.


  • Tanket tanks are precast concrete tanks manufactured in a mould, and unfortunately, we cannot make alterations to their design. However, we offer an extensive range of sizes to ensure we have all your water storage needs covered. If you require a larger capacity than our maximum size of 33,250 litres, our staff can assist you on how to connect multiple tanks together to create a larger total volume.


  • Yes, at Tanket, we offer the option of custom concrete products to cater to specific project requirements. If you need something tailored to your project’s unique needs, you can reach out to us by emailing your civil plans to sales@tanket.com.au. Our team will then provide you with a customised quote for a product that aligns with your project’s specifications.


  • Yes, Tanket offers a comprehensive range of civil products to cater to various project requirements. Our offerings include plumbing and stormwater, electrical and communication and septic


  • Yes, you can drink the water from your water tank; however, to ensure its safety and quality, additional measures are necessary. You will need a UV filter and a proper filtration system. These components work together to eliminate harmful microorganisms and impurities, making the water suitable for drinking and other domestic uses.


  • The amount of water your water tank can collect depends on various factors, including your location’s average rainfall, the size of the tank, and the roof surface area that contributes to water collection. To determine the potential collection capacity, you can refer to up-to-date statistics on average rainfall for your area provided by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Additionally, considering the roof surface area that directs rainwater into the tank will give you a better estimation of the collected water volume.


  • Yes, Tanket offers a range of CFA Fire Tanks specifically designed to meet the requirements for firefighting purposes. These tanks are suitable for use in bushfire-prone areas and can be utilised as a valuable resource for fire suppression. To learn more about our CFA Fire Tanks and their specifications, click (here).


  • All Tanket Concrete Water Tanks include a 10-year structural guarantee. This guarantee underscores our commitment to delivering high-quality and durable products that you can rely on for years to come.


  • Yes, all Tanket Concrete Water Tanks are proudly made in Melbourne, Australia.





















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