June 25

Gloria’s Water Storage Upgrade

Share this

Gloria Wenke from Walbundrie, NSW 

THE PROBLEM

Gloria and her husband Neil manage an 800-acre farming property at Walbundrie, New South Wales where they run sheep, cattle and some cropping land. 

 

For a number of years their water program has been lacking due to not enough rainfall. Their existing 30,000L wasn’t proving to be enough storage to maintain water supply to all their troughs over the farm. 

 

“We felt we needed to upgrade and install a system specifically for our bore water,” reflects Gloria. 

 

“We attended the 2019 Henty Field Days and spoke to the Pioneer representatives there. We soon began to notice Pioneer Tanks being installed in our area – so thought they must be a good quality tank.” 

THE SOLUTION

Gloria approached the team at Border Tanks, who were the Pioneer Dealer Direct Network® representatives on the ground at the Henty Field Days and queried them about water using their tanks for bore water storage. 

 

“Our aim was to have a large enough water storage so we could utilise our solar system the best we could, hopefully only having to pump on sunny days, therefore saving electricity for the business. Janelle from the office was very helpful and explained what tank and system we needed to make this possible.” 

 

The couple purchased a GT130 (130,000L) which was installed on their property in May this year. 

“We were originally looking at a smaller tank – 110,000L – but were fortunate that Border Tanks were running a special at the time. This allowed us to invest in a larger tank, which I’m confident will pay off in the long run. 

 

“As time got closer to installation, Craig was excellent. We sent him photos of the area we had prepared, he ticked it off and the team were ready to go. 

 

“The installation team was also really great. We had levelled the pad ourselves and kept extra sand just in case, but the guys signed off and just got to it. Installation was completed in a day.   

“The installation team was also really great. We had levelled the pad ourselves and kept extra sand just in case, but the guys signed off and just got to it. Installation was completed in a day.   

Gloria Wenke

 

This tank installation was a project in the works for Gloria and Neil for a number of years, but they’d never gotten around to it. They’re both now excited to see it all pay off and work in conjunction with their solar system. 

Do you use a bore system to pump water to where your livestock is? Pioneer Water Tanks specialises in helping producers ensure their animals always have access to clean, fresh water. 

 

Call us today for a free quote. 

Loved this? Spread the word