Water Tanks Gatton

Need a water tank for your Gatton home or business?
Servicing Gatton and the Lockyer Valley Region

Water Tanks Gatton

Select Water Tanks is Queensland’s leading supplier of Stainless Steel and Colorbond Rainwater Tanks. Servicing Gatton, and all towns within the Lockyer Valley region.

We have a massive range of Custom Sized Water Tanks in Slimline, Round, Jumbo and Under Deck Rainwater Water Tanks ranging in size from 500 – 29,800 Litres. All of our water tanks are custom made in our factory which allows us to deliver the highest quality water tanks at the very best price.

 If you are thinking of investing in or replacing your water tank we can deliver what you need at a great price with top level service.

Water Tanks Gatton – Enjoy Fresh Clean Water All Year Round

Gatton is a rural town located within the Lockyer Valley Region of Queensland with a population of around 8,000 people. Gatton, like so many other towns in the South East Queensland region, gets a lot of rainfall (around 700mm) per year. The rain however mostly falls in the summer months of January and February. The winter months can see long dry periods making water storage an important part of living in the area.

As recently as 2018 Gatton, along with much of the Lockyer area, was declared to be in drought conditions, highlighting the importance of rainwater tanks and effective water storage solutions.

Gatton, the Lockyer Valley region and bushfire season

Climate change experts are predicting an increase in the number and intensity of bushfires across Australia in the next few years. The whole Lockyer Valley region faces the dangers of bushfires more than ever. Investing in a metal water tank with a petrol powered firefighting pump can provide protection for your property. You can find out more about water tanks and bushfires by visiting our recent post Bushfire Water Tank Requirements.

Water Tanks Gatton Map of Gatton

Lisa Hagean

Select Water Tanks Google Review Lisa Hagean 

"I recently ordered a 7500 litre stainless steel round tank from Select Water Tanks and couldn't be happier with it. The process from order to delivery was perfect and I was kept in the loop with manufacture times and a set delivery date. Communication was great through the process and I had to change the delivery date to suit me and there was no issue with this.."

Gary Turner

Select Water Tanks Google Review Gary Turner 

"A big thank you to Jason, Linda, Loyd, Damon and the team at Select Watertanks.The whole process ran on time, in fact you were able to deliver all our tanks prior to Christmas.The boys did a great job negotiating our tricky block and setting up the tanks.We highly recommend Select Watertanks"

Paul Inglis

 

"The team from Select Water Tanks were superb. The way they handled my new tank was especially careful and thorough. It was great watch them take it down a hill and locate on the site. Highly recommended for good product, service and interest in the customers needs."

Barbara Geitz

Select Water Tanks Google Review Barbra Geitz 

"We have just bought 3 tanks and have now installed them. We found Select Tanks very easy to work with right through to delivery. We had to change the delivery date on a number of occasions and it was never a problem. We are very happy with the quality of the tanks which look great."

Why Stainless Steel Water Tanks are a great choice

At Select Water Tanks we firmly believe that Stainless Steel Water tanks are the best choice for a number of reasons. They’re longer-lasting, offer you fantastic value for money over their lifespan, and at the end of their life are fully recyclable – better for you, better for the planet!

A Select Stainless Steel water tank has a minimum life of 30 years.  The corrosion resistance properties of  Stainless Steel means the tank will not only last for a long time but it will always look brand new.

Longer Lasting

Our stainless steel tanks have no plastic and they create a low carbon emission footprint in production. They are fully recyclable. The main elements can be easily recovered and re-used.  

Recyclable

Stainless Steel is a favourite material of architects and designers of beautiful homes. Your Stainless Steel tank will maintain its appearance for its natural life.

 

Look Great

Over its life cycle, a Stainless Steel water tank with its minimum life expectancy of 30 years, will ultimately be very cost effective.

 

Cost Effective

Steel Water Tank Sizes & Dimensions

Custom water tanks is what we do and we have thousands of different sizes available for all requirements. Different sites have different rainwater harvesting challenges. See the diagrams to find the range of dimensions on offer. We can custom make a water tank to fit your site
Round Water Tanks

Please note: Tanks larger than 3500mm diameter have a max height of 2350mm

Slimline Water Tanks

Please note: not all dimension combinations are available

Learn more about our huge range of sizes we can offer below.

Whatever the challenges Select Water Tanks will help find you the perfect solution.

Perfect & Ideal for Fitting Under the Deck or Under Houses.

Learn more below.

Our slimline water tanks can be built to custom sizes, achieving capacities from 150 litres to 8,523 litres.

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Simline Water Tank

A slimline water tank is a tank built to narrow dimensions to suit your urban home.

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Urban Slimline Water Tank

Colorbond Tanks are a perfect choice if your looking to match your tank to your property.

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Colorbond Paperbark Finish

Popular Rainwater Tank Sizes

Stainless Steel Slimline Water Tank

2000l Slimline Water Tanks

Colorbond Slimline Tank

3000l Slimline Water Tanks

Colorbond Slimline Tank

5000l Slimline Water Tanks

8,000 Litre slimline Water Tanks

8000l Slimline Water Tanks

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2000l Round Water Tanks

Colorbond Slimline Tank

3000l Round Water Tanks

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5000l Round Water Tanks

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10000l Round Water Tanks

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15000l Round Water Tanks

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20000l Round Water Tanks

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25000l Round Water Tanks

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5000 Gallon Water Tanks

Colorbond Water Tanks Gatton

Colorbond Water Tanks offer great value for money for your Gatton home. They are built in the classic corrugated finish and come in a range of colours that can be matched or contrasted to your existing colour scheme.

Round Water Tank Colorbond

Water Tanks Gatton

Looking for a Water Tank for your Gatton Home or Business?

Whatever your requirements we can manufacture and deliver the Water Tank you need with top level service at the best price.
Please contact us today – we are here to help.

Slimline Water Tanks

Slimline Water Tanks Gatton

Slimline Water Tanks are a great choice for tight spaces. We can custom make tanks to fit into narrow and tight spaces and be hidden away allowing you to harvest your own rainwater for use around your Gatton home.

Slimline Water Tank Narrow

Water Tanks Gatton – Climate Information

Rainwater Harvesting in Gatton and The Lockyer Valley Region

Source: Gatton Climate Data

The Gatton climate is warm and temperate with significant rainfall throughout the year making Gatton ideal for rainwater harvesting. 

  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the months: January, February, March and December.
  • December is the wettest month, with an average of 108mm of rainfall
  • July is the driest month with and average of just 23mm of rainfall 
  • The average amount of annual precipitation is: 728mm

This means with a roof space of just 125 you can potentially harvest over 90,500 Litres of water every year. The Gatton and surrounding region is a great place to harvest rainwater.

Gatton Climate Graph

Water Tanks Gatton Climate Graph

Rainwater Tanks Gatton Delivery Fees

For delivery of Water Tanks to Gatton and the Lockyer Valley Region please refer to our latest service delivery fees below.

Water Tanks Gatton – Frequently Asked Questions

Are rainwater tanks worth it?

Rain can be harvested from your roof for example, instead of flowing away from your property, via a pipe from the gutters for example into the top of the tank via an inlet strainer. If you approximate the cost of the tank as say $2500 and it is serviceable for over 30 years, then the cost is well less than $2.00 per week to provide water to your household, your stock, your crops or your lawn and/or garden.

What are the delivery costs?

Our Office Manager will discuss with you the cost of delivery. The delivery cost is primarily based on the distance from our factory south of Brisbane to your site. Other factors which may need to be taken into consideration for example, are the size of the load and the difficulty of access to your site.

How long does it take for the Tanks to Arrive?

It normally takes about three weeks to make your tank and have it ready for delivery.

In very busy periods however, it can sometimes take up to 7 or 8 weeks to have your tank ready for delivery. Please check with our Office Manager the likely delivery time for your tank, given the current work load at the time of order.

Why stainless steel?

There are many reasons you should consider buying a stainless steel water tank.

They include:

  • They come with a 30-year warranty for corrosion and so are cost-effective over time.
  • The minerals used in stainless steel are valuable and so can be recovered and recycled.
  • They are being designed into structures by builders and architects because they look good.
  • University research shows they hold their structural integrity during a bush fire.
  • Stainless steel keeps the water cool which helps reduce the growth of bacteria and algae.
  • Stainless steel does not leech impurities into the water which makes it hygienic to drink.
Do you connect the tanks up?

No. We suggest you get a local plumber to connect them up. That way you have a local expert to make them compliant to local conditions.

Does Stainless Steel Cost More?

On average, round stainless steel tanks made from Premium grade 304 stainless steel are approximately $500 to $1000 more than the equivalent tanks made from Aquaplate/Colorbond.

For example, a 10,000 litre round tank made from stainless steel is approximately $2900 whereas a similar one made from Aquaplate/Colorbond is approximately $2200.

The price differential is slightly more for slimline tanks because of the inclusion of internal stainless-steel rods to strengthen the slimline shape of the tanks.

The price differential is also greater if Marine grade 316 stainless steel is used to construct the tanks.

For more information on pricing see our example price lists .

What other fittings are available?

There are a wide range of additional fittings we can provide. One example is we can install a bucket height tap on the side of your tank.

Are the tanks resistant to bush fires?

Yes. University research shows that both Stainless steel and Aquaplate/Colorbond tanks maintain their structural integrity during bushfires.

How do I work out the size of tank I need?

Normally we recommend that you get the largest size tank you can to suit your site. Round tanks can be made to much larger sizes whereas slimline tanks can be made specifically to fit neatly into a confined space.

Deciding a size can be influenced by a number of factors. These include:

  • The number of people living in a house if it is for domestic use
  • The catchment area of the roof
  • The annual rainfall

For more information visit our “Custom Shapes & Sizes Section”

Will you position the tank(s) on site?

Yes we can position your tank(s) on to a concrete slab, a crusher dust pad or a timber platform provided they are built correctly to fit the size of tank ordered.

We can provide one or two men if needed but you will need to provide additional staff if the tank is very large or it is a particularly difficult site to access.

If a crane is needed, we can liaise with the crane company.

How are tanks delivered?

Our usual delivery mode is on either a small truck, truck and trailer or 4WD ute and trailer. The round tanks are rolled off onto mattresses which protect the tanks, whereas the slimline tanks are carried or put onto small trolleys for manoeuvring and then depending on the site access being suitable, rolled or manoeuvred close to the prepared tank base.

A geofabric cloth is put down onto the prepared base, then the tank is stood onto its bottom on the prepared base. The tank can then be moved around to the correct positioning.

Depending on the size of the tank some onsite assistance will be required. It is best to discuss any site complications or delivery queries when ordering your tank.

Why Aquaplate / Colorbond?

Aquaplate/Colorbond tanks are slightly less expensive than ones made from stainless steel and they come in a range of colours to match or compliment existing structures or colour schemes. These tanks come with a 20-year warranty for corrosion and a 10 year manufacturers warranty. Research has shown, that they keep their structural integrity during a bush fire.

Do the tanks meet Council Overlay requirements?

Yes we can build the tanks to meet specific Council Overlay requirements.

What fittings come with the tank?

Three fittings come with your tank. You will be asked where on each tank you want them.

They are:

  • A 400mm inlet strainer with light guard which allows the water from your roof for example, into the tank, with protection from the sunlight and mosquitoes.
  • An overflow attachment which is a round plastic outlet which can be either 90 or 100mm in diameter and which come with mosquito proofing.
  • A 25mm outlet with a ball valve located at the bottom of your tank.
Can the tanks be made to be fire-fighting compliant?

Yes we can fit the tanks with the required fittings to make them firefighting compliant,  with a Storz fitting for NSW or the Camlock for Qld.

One particularly efficient tank we can build is where the normal outlet system is built a certain distance up the side of the tank so that you always have 10,000 litres in the bottom section of the tank in case of fires, while still using the water in the top of the tank for normal use.

Water Tanks Gatton

Looking for a Water Tank for your Gatton Home or Business?
Whatever your requirements we can manufacture and deliver the Water Tank you need with top level service at the best price.
Please contact us today – we are here to help.

More Than Just a Manufacturer of Steel Rainwater Tanks

Select Water Tanks custom make round & slimline water tanks that are longer lasting, better looking, healthier, & better for the environment. They can be made from either grade 304, marine grade 316 stainless steel or colorbond steel.


Tailored Solutions

We find the perfect solution for your rainwater harvesting system needs.

Quality Guaranteed

Highest quality Stainless steel water tanks backed by 30 years non corrosion warranty. Our Colorbond Tanks are backed by 20-years non corrosion warranty.

Industry Leading

We are the first Australian company to design and manufacture stainless steel water tanks.

Looking for Help or Advice?

If you need any help with Steel Water Tank Pricing, Custom Sizing, Delivery Charges or anything else
Please contact us today – we are here to help.