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Metal Water Reservoir
Metal Water Reservoir
Attach this to pipes to store rain, irrigation, or manually deposited water for later use. Will automatically irrigate nearby crops if attached to a tap. Stores a large amount of water!
Item slots
Stack size
Added in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 308 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Structures/Pipes/PrimalItemStructure_WaterTankMetal.PrimalItemStructure_WaterTankMetal'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
20 EP
Crafting XP
6 XP
Required stations
Purchased in
300 × Molds (Mobile) Molds (ARK: Survival Evolved Mobile)

The Metal Water Reservoir is standing storage device for containing water. The upgraded version of Water Reservoir Water Reservoir. This reservoir has a 3X higher durability and 2.5X higher storage capacity than the plain version.

The reservoir can hold up to 500 water. It can be filled up by connecting it to irrigation pipes and it fills very slowly from condensation at all times. It fills much more rapidly during rain or snowfall. It has 10 itemslots.


While you can fill the Water Reservoir using a Waterskin Waterskin, Water Jar Water Jar or Canteen Canteen, you cannot directly refill a waterskin, water jar or canteen from the reservoir. Connect a tap to a pipe that the water tank is connected to. The water will flow out of the tap to drink from or to fill waterskins or jars.


You must place the water tank on top of a pipe. (Metal Irrigation Pipe - Intersection Intersection, Metal Irrigation Pipe - Straight Straight or Metal Irrigation Pipe - Inclined Inclined).

Since it needs to be placed upon a pipe, it cannot be used on rafts.


  • As the reservoir is placed on top of pipes, keep in mind that destruction of the pipe to which the tank is attached will also lead to destruction of the reservoir.
  • The reservoir can not be placed on platform saddles or rafts, as it requires connection to water pipes.

Painting and Color Regions[]

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The Metal Water Reservoir is not currently paint-able, however this object may be re-mapped to include paint regions in a future update.

For more information on Paint Regions and how to use them, please view the Blue Coloring Dye, Paintbrush Paintbrush, or Spray Painter Spray Painter pages.