Water trucks are heavy duty trucks that carry heavy non-solid loads. The tank and the chassis are specially designed so that it can protect the truck as well as the tank that carries the liquid. Water trucks come in a variety of variants with different tank sizes. The tank size or the capacity of these trucks range from 1,000L to 40,000L. These trucks basically have pumps, a spraying mechanism like spray nozzles, hose reels, drip bars, water cannons, etc. either on the front, side or at the back of the truck. These trucks also have filling inlets which are used to fill the tank mechanism.
Water trucks are used for fire prevention at various places and for construction and mining applications as well. Take a look at the different purposes these trucks are used for:
Water trucks are simple solutions for interruptions caused due to dust. Dust creates several safety hazard issues for workers and laborers during the construction and mining projects, especially in drier areas where the soil is loose. Water trucks are used to spray the dry earth surface to reduce blowing dust during road building, building construction, and mining projects.
Water trucks are often used along with roller compactors to create smooth surfaces for building roads and foundation for structures. These trucks are important as they are portable solutions to add moisture to soil, sand, or cement used for construction purposes.
Water trucks are the best solutions for firefighting. For major fire outbreaks, where fire extinguisher cans are not sufficient, these trucks can get the situation under control. With the help of high-pressure water hoses, fire outbreaks can be controlled. Although firefighting water trucks are ideal for any and every property, they are majorly employed for construction, oil and gas, mining projects and different big and small events.
Water trucks are also used for transporting water for commercial and residential purposes. A Large quantity of water is required for various projects such as construction, mining, repair, and renovation or for noncommercial purposes. Depending on the tank capacity, large amounts of water can be moved and transported from the source to the site.
Planning to buy or rent a water truck for your large scale project? You are at the right place! We are the leading heavy duty truck dealers in Edmonton and we deal in buying, renting, and selling trucks, trailers, attachment parts, and other heavy duty equipment.