Waterax
Mark-3 Testing: Ease of Pull-Start

Mark-3 Testing: Ease of Pull-Start

By Gary Da Silva Product Manager at WATERAX. Expert in market needs and product capability. In a survey on the aspects of the MARK-3® pump that needed improvement, ease of start was the second most requested improvement after weight reduction. Many firefighters...

read more
Testing: Drop Test

Testing: Drop Test

BUILDING THE RIGHT FRAME FOR THE MARK-3® WATSON EDITION By Gary Da Silva (Source: WATERAX) Room for Improvement MARK-3® fire pumps are often used in rugged environments and extreme situations. They are very durable units which that can endure take a lot of punishment,...

read more
Podcast: ‘Life with Fire’ with Amanda Monthei

Podcast: ‘Life with Fire’ with 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.  “I had some girlfriends who’d been doing it and I was...

read more
WATERAX: Supporting What We Believe In

WATERAX: 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.  The grants are awarded to deserving writers and creative people, many with frontline...

read more
MARK-3® Portable High-Pressure Fire Pump

MARK-3® Portable High-Pressure Fire Pump

A Modern Pump for the Modern Firefighter  Maintaining the tradition while moving technology forward: the MARK-3® Watson Edition plugs right into your existing MARK-3® water-moving systems. It will set a new benchmark of excellence for...

read more
Demob Hose Lays Faster – How-to Melon Roll

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. The big benefit over end or centre rolling is of course speed, as WATERAX Product specialist Alex demonstrates in our how-to video. Two...

read more
How to Operate a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump

How to Operate a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump

Best practices for operations     WATERAX - Product specialists and wildland firefighters, Zach & Alex give us a step by step explanation of best practices when operating the MARK-3® high-pressure fire pump. https://youtu.be/EjyOQ-xTD84 Related: Why...

read more
Why Choose a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump?

Why Choose a MARK-3® High-Pressure Pump?

The pump of choice for most wildland fire agencies around the world     Product specialists and wildland firefighters, Zach & Alex explain why the MARK-3® pump has been the best in its category for the past decades. What do you think? * * * MARK-3® The...

read more
Happy to Present the New WATERAX Van

Happy to Present the New WATERAX Van

On the road with WATERAX   By Gabriella Gerbasi We're very happy to present the new WATERAX van, Zach, Alexandra and Cooper's new home while they will be travelling across North America to showcase and demo the new edition of the MARK-3® fire pump. They are super...

read more

Topics