Water Truck Rental Cost?

If you’re searching for a water truck, we have a comprehensive list of places to rent a water truck. This includes the company’s name, the size of the trucks, and how much you should expect to pay to rent a water truck for the time you need.

The starting cost to rent most water trucks ranges from $550 to $665; however, when renting out a trailer, the cost will be determined by the type of trailer. The cost varies depending on the company one chooses to rent from, but the smallest water trucks start at $600 daily.

So, a small-sized water truck is going to be costing you about $600 each day. However, different companies are going to be offering you different prices. Throughout the rest of this article, I will cover some of the best companies to rent a water truck from and how much it will cost you.

Herc Rentals

Herc Rentals
Herc Rentals

2,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel

This is the smallest option available from Herc, along with its gas option. This truck comes with creek and hydrant fill options, a backup camera, Bluetooth, in-cab controls, 5 spray heads for the water tank, and ProControls Telematics. This truck does require diesel fuel and is capable of holding 33,000 lbs.

2,000 gal. Water Truck, Gas

This is the gas option of the 2,000-gallon water truck, and it comes with the same different amenities that the diesel truck comes with. The only difference between this and the other 2,000-gallon truck is the type of fuel that it uses.

4,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel

Just like the rest of the different Herc rental water trucks, the 4,000-gallon water truck comes with the same amenities of a creek and hydrant fill options, a backup camera, Bluetooth, in-cab controls, 5 different spray heads for the water tank, ProControls Telematics.

4,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel 6×6

Again, this truck is just like the other 4,000-gallon water tank. However, this water truck comes with a 6 x 6 drive train, making it easier if you use it to transport the water to greater distances. As stated before, this truck has the same amenities as the others.

Type of TruckPrice Per Day
2,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel$665.00
2,000 gal. Water Truck, Gas$665.00
4,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel$750.00
4,000 gal. Water Truck, Deisel 6×6$1,600.00
Pricing comes from hercrentals.com

CAT Rental


CAT Rental does not offer much information about their different truck options and their amenities, the website only offers the most basic of information on the truck, and you have to call the company or go to a physical location if you want to get more information about the different water truck rental options.

Articulated Truck 730 Water

The Articulated truck 730 water has a total water storage of 6,000 gallons and has a horsepower between 321 to 370. This is a large machine, closer to construction machinery than your standard truck.

Articulated Truck 740 Water

Like the 730 option, the articulated truck 740 water has a total storage of 8,000 gallons. This also has more construction machinery and is larger than the 730, and offers up to 484 horsepower.

4,000-Gallon Water Truck

The 4,000-gallon water truck is your standard water truck with a road sprayer and two front spray nozzles. Along with this, it can hold up to 4,000 gallons of water and has a Freightliner M2 engine with an automatic transmission. This truck has the most details on CAT’s website.

4,000 Gallon Slip in Water Tank

This truck is the first CAT option that is more similar to a truck rather than construction equipment, as it resembles a garbage truck, but it is capable of holding up to 4,000 gallons of water. Besides this, no information about it is offered on the CAT website.

500 Gallon Water Trailer

The 500-gallon water trailer is a tow-behind trailer that is great for people looking for a super cheap option for the tank to rent. The tank can hold up to 525 gallons and is the most affordable option on this list for per-day renting.

Type of TruckPrice Per Day
Prices come from catrentalstore.com

Mountain West Rentals

Ford F750 2000 Gallon Water

This is a modified Ford f750 that has had the truck’s trunk changed into a 2,000-gallon water tank. The tank does come with a hose. However, it does not come with any features that most other water trucks come with. However, this still makes an excellent option for dust control and soil stabilization.

Wylie 500 Gallon W/2″ Pump

The Wylie Water Wagon is the smallest of any of the water trucks on this list since it isn’t a full water truck but rather a water tank on a trailer. When renting it, you can choose a size ranging from 500 to 1,600 gallons. There are also plenty of features, including multiple nozles and optional addition hoses to allow more people to use them.

Type of TruckPrice Per Day
Ford F750 2000 Gallon Water No Set Price Listed
Wylie 500 Gallon W/2″ PumpNo Set Price Listed
Prices come from mwrentals.com

United Rentals

Water truck
Water truck

Water Truck, 4,000 to 4,999 gal.

United Rentals’ only option when it comes to water trucks is the water truck with 4,000 to 4,999 gallons. The systems on the truck include multiple hose and spray systems, along with the ability to be filled by fire hydrants or at a reservoir.

Type of TruckPrice Per Day
Water Truck, 4,000 to 4,999 gal.$1,111
Prices come from unitderentals.com

Sunbelt Rentals

Water Truck 4000 Gallon

Sun Belt Rentals is another company that only has one rental option, which is the 4,000-gallon water truck. This truck comes with multiple different hoses and nozzles, all of which are independently controlled. Along with this, you can fill the truck with a hydrant from a reservoir or fill it on the top.

Type of TruckPrice Per Day
Water Truck 4000 Gallon$893.00
Prices come from sunbeltrentals.com

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