Water Trucks

Bring water where you need it.

A solution to your graduation, cleaning, dust control, and water needs for any industry. All water trucks are manufactured and designed by McLellan and can be customized to your specific needs.


McLellan offers a variety of arrangements to best meet your crew's needs. Look below for information about some of our most predominant features.


Tank Information
  • Standard sizes: 2500, 3600, and 4000 Gallons
  • Shell: 3/16"-1011 grade 36 meets ASTM standards
  • Sub-frame & Bolsters: 1/4"-1018 grade 36 meets ASTM standards
  • Heads and Baffles: 10 Gauge – A1011 Type B commercial grade spec
  • Overfill protection:Raised dome lid that comes in two different styles
Water Pump

- 3" x 4", Drive types include:

  • PTO
  • Engine
  • Hydraulic
Front Spray Bar - Two normally closed, 3 inch air operated air valves
Rear Spray Assembly with Ladder & Hydrant fill
  • Two normally closed, 3 inch air operated air valves
  • Rear spray bar has 1.5", 2" and 2.5" outlets for customization
  • Hydrant fill access from rear
Cab Controls
  • Custom McLellan cab controls
  • Manual or air operated
  • P.T.O. indicator lights illuminate when P.T.O. is engaged
Slotted Hold Down System - Eliminates tank bending, twisting, and vibrating by isolating the tank from the chassis.

- Amber Strobe light/beacon

- DOT/ICC LED lights, including:

  • Stop
  • Tail
  • Turn
Center Plumbing - Contained within the subframe of the tank to raise it above minimum ground clearance.
Safety & Detail Package
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Nonskid Grip on walking surfaces
  • Back up Alarm
  • Safety Tie-off Point


Self-Loading Systems
Hydrant Fill Pipe to Fill Dome
Extra Sight Gauges
Rotating Beacon light
Manual, Spring-loaded, or Automatic rewind Reels
Pneumatic or Manual powered Side Sprays
Arrow Board
Quick Dump Systems
Shock Tower
Street Flush
2" Corner Mount Fan Spray
Extra Spray Valves
Work Lights
Air Throttle for Diesel Engines
Longitudinal Baffles
Tool Boxes

What makes a McLellan Tank unique?

Tank Transparent

A 4000 gallon, 'A' style tank.

1 - Single Longitudinal Weld Seam
- A stronger shell with better structural integrity that will extend the life of your truck.
2 - Full Box Bolster
- 1/4 inch (0.635 cm) double-welded bolsters double the strenght over a typical "L" shaped single-weld bolster.
3 - Box Section Sub-Frame
- Lengthens tank life by distributing the weight of a full load over more contact area than a "L" section sub-frame.
4 - Dished & Flanged Heads/Baffles
- Reduced roll-over rates by dampening the impact from slosh dynamics. (Free surface effect)

A style water tank

A Style Water Tank

An A style tank features a 36" x 42" x 12" refilling lid. A style tanks feature extra baffles, 4 point leaf spring hold down kit, full length built-in fenders, 4” full size bolsters, front and rear, and are ASME certified.

Standard tank sizes available: 2000, 2500, 3600, & 4000 gallons. Built up to 6400 gallons.

B style water tank

B Style Water Tank

A B style tank features a 26” round fill dome refilling lid. B style tanks feature half length fenders, 2/3 full weld, 1/3 skip welded baffles, 4 point vertical spring hold down kit, ¼” plate bolster, outsided welded heads, and are ASME certified.

Standard tank sizes available: 2000, 2500, 3600, & 4000 gallons. Built up to 6400 gallons.


Water trucks should have the right tool for the right job. Below are some of McLellan's most sought after options.

Custom Rear Spray

The standard rear spray bar can be fitted with additional valves to suit your needs. Each rear spray bar is built with the highest quality parts available, including Victaulic clamps and McLellan spray valves.

Side Spray

Manual or automatically adjustable side spray s available on either cab or passenger sides. All side spray options are controllable from the cab controls panel.

Water Canon

An amiable, controllable high-capacity water jet built for use in firefighting efforts. Throttle controls can be mounted within the cab, or controlled via remote. 300 gallons per minute at a maximum distance of 150 feet.

Front Spray Bar

Customizable to your needs, the front spray bar comes with two McLellan spray heads and can be outfitted with a street flush, front-mounted water cannon, mist nozzles, etc.

Self loading

Refill from ponds, rivers, creeks, or any water source on-the-go. Simple to operate, the self-loading system can fill at 600 gallons per minute.

Quick Dump

Designed for quick flooding, a McLellan quick dump can unload 700-1000 gallons per minute.

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