Superior Equipment is the Top Rated Local® water truck supplier serving construction companies throughout California, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada and other states across the Midwest. Aside from the construction companies and miners that use water trucks on a regular basis, not many people know what water trucks are used for. That being said, here is a brief rundown of the main functions and purposes of water trucks in the construction and mining industries!

Water Truck Uses

Water trucks, also known as water tankers or water tank trucks, are exactly what they sound like: trucks with large tanks on the back that can hold many gallons of water for commercial and industrial use. Depending on the make and model, these water tank trucks have pumps that can spray water in front of and/or behind the vehicle as it drives, which makes them particularly useful for dust control in rural areas and commercial construction sites.

Water trucks are commonly used in the construction and mining industries for a number of critical purposes, mainly dust suppression, environmental protection, and street and sidewalk cleaning during commercial construction projects. Water trucks are also used by miners to spray away debris and clean out pits after drilling, which helps them uncover mineral deposits quickly and efficiently.

In many cases, water trucks are also used to transport potable (drinkable) water from city to city, usually during drought seasons, as well as for fire prevention and irrigation purposes. It is for this reason that you’ll see water tank trucks spraying fields when you drive along rural highways or by commercial construction sites and mines near the mountains.

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In future blog posts, we will go more in-depth about the uses of water trucks in construction, mining, irrigation, street cleaning, and more, so stay tuned! Until then, check out our used water trucks for sale at Superior Equipment, and contact us today to have a refurbished water truck delivered to your job site!