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The Kliptank is a versatile above ground modular plastic and aluminium storage facility designed and manufactured in New Zealand.

Kliptank™ Specifications

The Kliptank patented above ground tanks are the perfect engineered solution for the storage of products including Effluent, Water, Wine, Molasses in both covered and uncovered tanks.

Standard sizes
67m³ to 1,100m³ covered tanks
67m³ to 3,000m³ uncovered covered tanks


  • HDPE Vertical Panel sheet walls
  • HDPE Vertical Extrusion joiners
  • HDPE bottom panels for tank base ring and prevent rodent damage to liner
  • Galvanised Wire Rope
  • 1.0mm FPP Potable liner as standard.  Other liners available on request
  • Aluminium top & bottom ring to ensure seismic ratings are met
  • Aluminium Roof Trusses 
  • PVC Aqualon Ripstock UV inhibited roof cover designed to be vermin & insect proof
  • 2 x 100mm Hansen Inlet/Outlet fittings supplied and fitted at installation
  • Engineers Producer Statement (PS1) supplied for each tank
  • Building Consent process undertaken by Kliptank on your behalf from Application to Code Compliance stage

We offer a 15 Year Warranty on our Kliptank tank range and 20 years on a 1mm liner.

Site Prep
Minimal site prep is required as the Kliptank will happily sit on a prepared level surface with a sand base.  Site preparation is the responsibility of the land owner and they can either do this themselves, or get a contractor to undertake this for them.

Open Top Tanks

  • Quicker to install (3 – 5 days)
  • Aesthetically attractive – no unsightly hole in the ground
  • Smaller foot print (straightwalled), less rainfall catchment therefore less storage volume needed
  • Can be relocated or upsized by selling and installing a bigger tank
  • Safer at 2 metres high to keep out even the most determined child explorer
  • Less disruption to farm. eg. Minimal earth works, no shifting underground pipes/cables.
  • More versatile in respect of stirrer types that can be used
  • Open top tanks can be covered at a later date for methane collection
  • More inlet/outlet options before and after construction
  • A leakage detection system is easier and cheaper to install
  • Use of an electrified outrigger means no fencing required
  • No subsoil gas accumulation or water hydraulics (whaling/hippo action)
  • Liner/tank supplied by same company (No liner fitting problems)
  • Know your costs from the start. No extra digging or earthwork expenses
  • Stock can’t get in and damage the liner
  • No water catchment drain needed around the storage facility as it is above ground
  • No rusting between liner tank and wall of tank 

Closed Top Tanks

  • Quicker to install onsite (3 – 6 days)
  • Aesthetically attractive - Kliptank colours blend well with natural surroundings
  • Less disruption to site eg. Minimal earth works, no shifting underground pipes/cables, no concrete base.
  • More inlet/outlet options before and after construction
  • Vermin & insect proof roof covering for potable water
  • Does not require fencing. Use electrified outrigger attached to the side of the tank
  • Know your costs from the start. No extra digging or earthwork expenses
  • Engineering/design completed and paid for by Kliptank Ltd.

A Kliptank requires a building consent and our office will take care of this from application to Code Compliance stage.

The tank can be depreciated at 16% per annum. Payback is 6.25 years. An earth pond depreciation rate is 4% per annum. Payback is 25 years.

Kliptank Effluent Tanks

  • Product Code: Kliptank Effluent Tanks
  • Availability: In Stock