Water Tanks for Fire Fighting | Flexible Storage Tanks

Water Tanks for Fire Fighting

Water Tanks for Forest Fires and Staging Areas


Question
regarding water tanks for fire fighting: We are currently located in the west and are looking for flexible water storage tanks that we can use to help with staging and fire fighting in forests. We are in remote locations and need to keep water on hand to help cool down our house in case of an emergency. Do you have any options for this kind of water storage?fire fighting tank

Answer:

For water storage during staging and forest fire fighting, options to consider include our folding frame tanks, open top onion tanks, or large Flexible Bladder Water Tanks.

These units are made in several different capacities, including sizes from 1,000 to 10,000 gallons. Their exteriors are commonly made from tough and durable fabrics that equip them for use in demanding climates or locations.

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Flexible Tank Facts

Flexible tanks are some of the most economical storage options available and can offer several advantages in terms of storage ability. Some of these advantages include the following:flexible water storage tanks

  • Portable when Empty
  • Fast to Deploy in Staging Areas
  • Ideal for Emergency Operations
  • Equipped for Outdoor or Remote Location Storage
  • Transports Easily to Remote Forest Location
  • Built with UV Resistance and High Cold or Hot Temperatures
  • Hooks up to Hoses for Fire Suppression

These flexible tanks have commonly been used in staging areas to keep an on-hand amount of water ready for fire fighting. Their low cost exteriors and easy setup has allowed them to successfully work in multiple storage areas and applications.

Bladder Tank Sizing Options for Water Tanks for Fire Fighting

Sizing for these tanks can vary depending on the amount of liquid you are needing to store and the amount of available space you have in your location. Some standard sizing options for these tanks have included the following:

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500 gallons
(2000 liters)
8 x 6 x 1.5 8 x 6 x 1.5 8 x 6 x 1.5
800 gallons
(3000 liters)
8 x 8 x 1.5 8 x 9 x 1.5 8 x 9 x 1.5
1100 gallons
(4000 liters)
9 x 8 x 2 10 x 7 x 2 9 x 8 x 2
1300 gallons
(5000 liters)
11 x 8 x 2 11 x 8 x 2 10 x 9 x 2
1600 gallons
(6000 liters)
11 x 9 x 2.1 11 x 9 x 2.1 11 x 9 x 2.1
2100 gallons
(8000 liters)
12 x 11 x 2.1 13 x 10 x 2.1 11 x 12 x 2.1
2600 gallons
(10,000 liters)
15 x 11 x 2.1 16 x 11 x 2.1 14 x 12 x 2.1
3200 gallons
(12,000 liters)
16 x 11 x 2.5 15 x 14 x 2 15 x 12 x 2.5
4000 gallons
(15,000 liters)
19 x 11 x 2.5 16 x 13 x 2.5 18 x 12 x 2.5
4800 gallons
(18,000 liters)
16 x 16 x 2.5  16 x 16 x 2.5  16 x 17  x 2.5 
5000 gallons
(20,000 liters)
17 x 16 x 2.5  18 x 16 x 2.5  16 x 17  x 2.5 
7000 gallons
(25,000 liters)
19 x 19 x 2.5  19 x 19 x 2.5  18 x 20 x 2.5 
8000 gallons
(30,000 liters)
19 x 19 x 3 19 x 19 x 3 18 x 19 x 3
9000 gallons
(35,000 liters)
20 x 21 x 3 19 x 22 x 3 22 x 22 x 3
11,000 gallons
(40,000 liters)
21 x 20 x 3.5  22 x 22 x 3 19 x 22 x 3.3

These show some of our standard specifications for these water tanks for fire fighting, although several additional sizes may be offered upon request. This has included options as high as 210,000 gallons.

For pricing on these or other sized tanks, please feel free to contact us to request your specific storage requirements.


Additional Water Tanks for Fire Fighting

In addition to these staging tanks, we also offer several additional portable tanks to help with fire fighting efforts including:

  • Frame Tanks: Frame tanks fold open and closed for water storage during fire fighting efforts.
  • Onion Tanks: Onion tanks are typically made in a self-rising design that allows the tank to take form as it fills with water.

Both of these water tanks for fire fighting can be found on our Emergency Water Storage Page.

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If you have any additional questions regarding water tanks for fire fighting, please contact our Granite Environmental sales team at +1-772-646-0597.


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