WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Sizes of Water Tanks

Common Sizes of Water Tanks

Pioneer's Range of Water Tank Sizes

Pioneer Water Tanks offers a range of water tank sizes from 12,000 litres all the way up to 500,000 litres, in order to help you achieve your water storage goals.

Factors to consider include your domestic usage, if you need a fire reserve, the water source you will be using to fill your water tank, your rainwater harvesting capacity, and if you think you will need to increase your storage in the future.

There are a number of sizes that are the most commonly asked about – even if they aren’t the most commonly purchased – and you’ll find a list of these below, as well as the comparable sizes you may be interested in.

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Small Water Tanks

Small Water Tank Sizes and Dimensions

Pioneer offers a range of smaller water tanks for people who need steel water tanks over poly, but don’t have the space or requirement for a larger steel tank.

With 10,000 litre, 20,000 litre, 30,000 litre and 40,000 litre options in the size range usually for poly tanks, Pioneer has the small water tank size you’re looking for.

Small Water Tank Prices

For a price on one of our smaller water tank sizes today, get in touch with your local Pioneer dealer with your specific requirements.

small steel water tank

50 000 Litre Water Tanks

50,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 50,000L water tank is the GT50, with a gross capacity of 48,963L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 2.18m and a diameter of 5.35m.

People interested in a 50,000L rainwater tank often end up looking at the GT60 (61,968L) or GT80 (76,504L) to ensure they have adequate water storage for their home.

50 000 Litre Water Tank Price

People looking into the price of a 50,000L water tank are usually people living on semi-rural properties, or people who already have one or more tanks.

A Pioneer Water Tanks GT50 50,000L water tank colorbond water tank in the colorbond colour dune

100 000 Litre Water Tanks

100,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 100,000L water tank is the GT110, with a gross capacity of 110,166L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 2.18m and a diameter of 8.02m.

People interested in a 100,000L rainwater tank often end up looking at the GT90 (92,570L) or GT130 (129,292L) depending on their budget, or need for a fire reserve.

100 000 Litre Water Tank Price

100,000L water tanks are common for small families looking for water tank prices, or amongst farmers or station managers.

A Pioneer Water Tanks GT110 colorbond steel rainwater tank in the colorbond colour mangrove

150 000 Litre Water Tanks

150,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 150,000L water tank is the GT150, with a gross capacity of 149,948L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 2.18m and a diameter of 9.36m.

People interested in a 150,000L rainwater tank often end up looking at the GT170 (172,134L), as it is typically better to have as much stored water as possible.

150 000 Litre Water Tank Price

150,000 litre water tank prices are usually for rural families who need water storage for their entire home, for drinking as well as tap water supply.

A zincalume steel water tank from pioneer water tanks

200 000 Litre Water Tanks

200,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 200,000L water tank is the GT200, with a gross capacity of 195,851L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 2.18m and a diameter of 10.7m.

People interested in a 200,000L rainwater tank often end up looking at the GT220 (221,097L) or the GT 170 (172,134L) depending on their budget, or available space.

200 000 Litre Water Tank Price

Prices on 200,000 litre water tanks are typically for large families or farmers with large roofs in need of large amounts of water storage to get them through the summer.

A Pioneer Water Tanks GT200 200,000L water tank zincalume water tank in front of a dead tree

250 000 Litre Water Tanks

250,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 250,000L water tank is the GT250, with a gross capacity of 247,874L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 2.18m and a diameter of 12.03m.

People interested in a 225,000L rainwater tank often end up looking at the GT250 (247,874L), as it is typically better value than the slightly smaller options.

250 000 Litre Water Tank Price

250,000 litre water tanks are quite large, and more often for farms or cattle stations, and are in a higher price and size range than most families need.

A Pioneer GT250 250000 litre water tank colorbond steel water tank located on King Island

500 000 Litre Water Tanks

500,000L Water Tank Dimensions

Pioneer’s 500,000L water tank is the GT500, with a gross capacity of 500,659L of water storage, which comes in at a height of 3.24m and a diameter of 14.04m.

The 500,000 litre water tank is the largest Pioneer Water Tanks offers, and is typically for light industrial, town water or agricultural purposes.

A large Pioneer Water Tanks GT500 500000 litre water tank steel water tank in the colorbond water tank colour woodland grey

500 000 Litre Water Tank Price

Due to the price and sheer size of a 500,000L water tank, Pioneer typically only sells the GT500 to farmers or station managers who need bulk water storage in a specific location.

Other Water Tank Sizes

For a full list of Pioneer’s Water Tank Sizes head to our water tank sizes page, or for more information on what water tank size is best for you, give us a call on 1800 999 599, or simply click here to request a quote on the water tank sizes you’re interested in.

Frequently Asked Questions

How big is a 100000 litre water tank?

A 100,000 litre water tank is equal to 100kL or 26417 gallons. Pioneer’s GT110 is 8.02m in diameter and 2.18m tall, and requires a total diameter of 10.02m in order to have room for the sand pad and aggregate.

Is it better to purchase a 50000 litre water tank in poly or steel?

This will depend on what prices you can get for poly and steel tanks, and what you’re using the water tank for. If you’re using it for bushfire protection then a steel water tank, where a poly water tank requires less space and may be better in a suburban setting. 

What is the size of a 200000 litre water tank?

A 200,000 litre water tank is equal to 200kL or 52834 gallons. Pioneer Water Tanks GT200 has a diameter of 10.70 m and a height of 2.18 m, and requires a total footprint of 12.7m in order to make room for the sand pad and aggregate.

How do I know what size tank I need?

There are a number of factors to consider for what size you need, including how many people are in your home, what your annual water usage is, and your rainwater harvesting ability.

How big of a water tank for a family of four?

For a family of four, Pioneer typically recommends the GT150 (149,948 litre) water tank as a minimum. If you want a bit more freedom or a fire reserve, you may consider installing a larger water tank if your budget allows for it.