For more than 100 years, Southern Cross Water have been offering steel water tanks Bowen locals can put faith in.
Due to many people in Queensland being mindful of their water harvesting and water storage needs, many still turn to a Southern Cross water tank to help meet their needs.
With a range of tank sizes from 26kL – 600kL in our rural tanks, and from 12kL – 1900kL in our commercial tanks (with sizes outside this range available on request) you can rest assured that we have the right size tank to suit your water storage needs.
Rain is a welcome sight for many people across Queensland, but as a result of modern conveniences such as roads and paving, excessive rain can trigger flash flooding, endangering homes and the ecosystem.
Sadly the long hot summers in Bowen leave it, similar to much of Australia, prone to extensive bushfires. Despite the fact that much of Bowen’s rainfall comes in the warmer months, this often leads to long grasses which burn easily.
Bowen has a tropical savannah climate, leading to warm temperatures year round, and reasonable levels of rainfall. Due to its position in relation to Gloucester Island, however, Bowen does receive markedly less rainfall than surrounding areas.
Southern cross have supplied high quality steel bolted storage tanks to Australians for over 50 years, and every tank we build comes with a 30+ year design life.
As specialists in the maintenance, construction, design and manufacture of international water storage systems, we take pride in the design and integrity of our fire tanks.
The original Southern Cross windmill was produced in the Toowoomba Foundry in 1903, and not far behind was the first Southern Cross water tank, meaning nobody knows the unique storage needs of Bowen and Australia like we do.
When the Southern Cross brand was born of the Toowoomba Foundry, there was no way the Griffiths family could have anticipated the brand going on the become an iconic Australian business, still operation over a hundred years later.
When a water tank constructed by one of our competitors at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital suffered structural failure in 2015, the tank ruptured, inundating Kawana Way with approximately two and a half million litres of water, causing damaging flooding, and even sweeping away a family car.
When Baz Luhrmann was filming his 2008 film Australia, Bowen was chosen as one of the filming locations, where roughly one third of the film was shot.