The “weight”
is over

Presenting the evolution of the iconic MARK-3®

You asked.
We listened.

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 firefighters

Meeting your needs for today and tomorrow.

Built on 100 years of innovation

WATERAX is proud to continue the tradition: designing, manufacturing and supporting durable high-performance portable pumps.

MARK-3® parts for MARK-3® pumps

Visit the WATERAX online store and get all your genuine pump parts in one place.

The benchmark of excellence in wildland firefighting

Trusted 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

Our Mission

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.

Fire Protection

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our products

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.

Water-handling accessories

Water-handling accessories

Backpack hand pumps

Backpack OT-4NX

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Latest news

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.

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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Everyone’s a firefighter during National Wildfire Awareness Month! - Part 2

Next time you go camping, hiking, hunting, off-roading, climbing, or otherwise outside for a little fun, remember these tips on how to camp responsibly during fire season.

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Everyone’s a firefighter during National Wildfire Awareness Month! - Part 1

Where people and forests come together, wildfires are an issue. Wildland fire can threaten public safety and damage or destroy homes and other property. In extreme cases, community evacuation is sometimes required.

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WATERAX & Bowvember: fighting with style against prostate cancer

WATERAX is proud to participate in Bowvember and to support PROCURE in the fight against prostate cancer.

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