Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to know about Bailey Tanks?
What are Bailey Tanks made from?
An extremely tough but flexible type of plastic called polyethelene, which has been used in industry for liquid storage for many years.
Is a Bailey Tank safe for drinking water?
Absolutely safe! Polyethylene is food grade approved, and is the same material that is used for water pipes.
Will my water be Tainted?
No. many companies use polyethelene for packaging of milk, soft drinks etc. In addition Bailey Tanks are not made from recycled or reconstituted materials that may once have contained harmful chemicals.
How long will a Bailey Tank last for?
Over 20 Years. Our first tanks were made nearly 40 years ago and they are still going strong. All Bailey Tanks are UV stabilised to protect them from the sun and ensure long life.
Do I need a tank stand?
No. Just a firm foundation with no sharp protruding objects. The overflow should be piped away to prevent erosion.
Can I install a Bailey Tank myself?
Yes. Bailey Tanks are light and easy to move. Inlets and overflows can be installed into the fittings provided, while your outlet valve can be screwed directly into the BSP outlet.
How strong are they?
Bailey Tanks are extremely strong and long lasting, they won’t rot, crack or rust. In addition, the colour is permanently moulded in, so your Bailey Tank will stay looking great for years to come.
How do I order a Bailey Tank?
Easy! Just call us on 0800 861 333 (North Island) or 0800 344 126 (South Island) and tell us about your requirements.
AS/NZS 4766 Compliant Certificate.
Bailey Tanks commitment to water tank design, research and development ensures that each tank has been rigorously tested before it leaves the factory.
The AS/NZS compliance certificate has been awarded to Bailey Tanks for overall high quality of performance and workmanship in our products.
The compliance sticker is our stamp of approval and your guarantee of assurance. So look for the mark, if it doesn’t have it, its not a genuine Bailey Tank!
Note: AS/NZS applies to our upright cylindrical tanks and does not cover slimline tanks.