Maintaining the tradition while taking it forward. The first ever purpose-built engine designed for wildland firefighting.
The MARK-3® will once again redefine the industry standards for decades.
100% focused on wildland firefightersMeeting your needs for today and tomorrow.
Built on 100 years of innovationWATERAX is proud to continue the tradition: designing, manufacturing and supporting durable high-performance portable pumps.
MARK-3® parts for MARK-3® pumpsVisit the WATERAX online store and get all your genuine pump parts in one place.
The benchmark of excellence in wildland firefightingTrusted by wildland firefighters around the world.
On the road with Zach, Alex & Cooper
Introducing the MARK-3® Watson Edition pump!
Drip torch & water-handling accessories
Dependable fire equipment & water handling accessories
The WATERAX mission is to place powerful, precision engineered lightweight portable pumps into the hands of our heroic wildland firefighters to move water to keep people safe, protect our forests and communities from the ravages of wildfires.
Our areas of expertise
WATERAX has a 120-year track record developing and implementing innovative water-moving solutions designed to withstand the demanding situations and rugged environments in which they are used.
WATERAX offers a complete line of high-pressure lightweight centrifugal portable fire pumps, water-handling accessories and components designed to meet the most demanding requirements of wildland firefighting.
Put Out the Fire before it Starts
At WATERAX, our business is moving the water that puts out wildfires, using some of the most powerful, reliable and lightweight pumps around.Read more
Taking Care of the Forest on all Fronts!
At WATERAX, we support the courageous men and women on the front lines of wildland firefighting with some of the very best firefighting equipment in the world.Read more
We were there
Sunday, September 12, 2021 is Firefighters’ National Memorial Day.Read more
Demob Hose Lays Faster – How-to Melon Roll
Our firefighting friends in British Columbia swear by the melon roll method when they need to demobilize hose in the field.Read more
Protecting land and sea through environmental responsibility
Gabriella Gerbasi, Marketing Director at WATERAX, talks about her passion for the environment and the company's commitment to sustainability.Read more
Supporting What We Believe In
This is WATERAX’s third year sponsoring the Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant, part of the Smokey Generation Wildland Fire Oral History Project.Read more
"Listen to Life with Fire" podcast by Amanda Monthei
When Amanda Monthei was growing up, she actually thought about becoming an archeologist. She always knew she wanted to write, but becoming a wildland firefighter? That was not on her radar until much later.Read more