HydraBallast™ Water Ballast

  • $ 15.95


Easily weigh down items with our water ballasts. These fillable ballasts simply anchor what needs to be kept down including party tents, pool covers, and more. Compact to store and durable, these water ballasts can take you from season to season and meet many different needs.

The Easy-to-Deploy HydraBallast Water Ballast

Keeping items in place has never been easier. Our light-weight blendable ballasts fill quickly with water and provide the stability you need to keep party tents, pool covers, and so much more in place.

HydraBallast - We're Holding Steady™

  • Easily Anchors – the filling capacity of 5 gallons adds up to 42 pounds of weight and stability to hold down protective coverings
  • Designed to Blend – available in white to work with party tents, pool covers, and other decor
  • Hanging Option – sturdy bag easily hangs for even more usage options
  • Simple to Store – each bag folds up and lays flat
  • Reusable and Eco-Friendly – simply refill with water
  • Lightweight – each empty HydraBallast weighs about one pound
  • Durable – made out of industrial strength Tarpaulin 

Don't wait until it's too late, order today and be prepared!

Additional Information

HydraBallast FAQs

Q – How does a ballast work?

A – HydraBallasts are made of industrial strength.5mm PVC Tarpaulin.

Q – What material is the HydraBallast made of?

A – HydraBallasts are made of industrial strength.5mm PVC Tarpaulin.

Q – How do I use the HydraBallast?

A – Simply fill with water and place on the area where you need extra weight.

Q – What are HydraBallasts used for?

A- When weight and stability are needed, HydraBallast water bags easily deliver. Perfect to help secure tents (at wedding, campsites) pool covers, and tarps. HydraBallast also function as a non-potable water storage container.

Q – How much does a HydraBallast weigh?

A – Unfilled HydraBallasts weigh 1.5lbs. Filled HydraBallasts weigh 40lbs.

Q – How many times can a HydraBallasts be used?

A – HydraBallasts are designed to be very durable and can be used over and over again.

Q – Can multiple HydraBallasts be used together?

A – Yes, HydraBallasts are individual weights that can be placed next to each other as required.

Q – What happens if the water in my HydraBallast freezes?

A – When HydraBallasts are used in extreme cold conditions, it is recommended that they be filled to no more than 2/3 capacity. This will allow for expansion if the water freezes. The cold temperatures will not have any adverse affect on the HydraBallasts material or construction, they can be continued to be used over and over.
Tip: The water in the HydraBallasts can be treated with antifreeze to avoid freezing.

Q – How do I store HydraBallasts when I’m done using them?

A – Simply remove the filler cap and drain the water from the HydraBallast and store in any convenient location. The HydraBallast will be there waiting for the next time it is needed.

Q – Are there any special care instructions for HydraBallasts?

A – Yes, though HydraBallasts are made out of industrial strength vinyl, they are not immune to punctures. Take care not to drag or place the HydraBallast over sharp or abrasive objects.

Q – Can I store drinking water in a HydraBallast?

A – No, water that is used in a HydraBallast is not meant to be potable. However, the HydraBallast is an excellent vehicle for storing or transporting non-potable water.

Q – How much water can a HydraBallast hold?

A – A HydraBallast can hold 5 gallons of water.

Q – What other applications are HydraBallasts used for?

A – In addition to assisting in areas where extra weight and stability are required, HydraBallasts are commonly used as anchors to secure possessions in windy conditions. They are also an excellent solution for anchoring tarps on trucks and to prevent other covers from blowing away in windy conditions. HydraBallasts are also used for storing and transporting non-potable water as well as erosion control.

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HydraBarrier Money Back Guarantee & Warranty Information

Watershed Innovations stands behind its water protection products. When ordering multiple products of the same type, we encourage you to test a single product first to make sure it will meet your needs, before opening the remaining products.

Watershed Innovations Refunds

HydraBarrier Standard, HydraBarrier Ultra, and HydraBarrier Link

Unopened HydraBarrier Standard(s), HydraBarrier Ultra(s), and HydraBarrier Link(s) 

All unopened HydraBarrier Standard(s), HydraBarrier Ultra(s), or HydraBarrier Link(s), can be returned it for a full refund within 30 days from the date of purchase. 

Opened HydraBarrier Standard, HydraBarrier Ultra, and HydraBarrier Link

If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your first opened HydraBarrier Standard, HydraBarrier Ultra, or HydraBarrier Link, you can return it for a full refund within 30 days from the date of purchase.

HydraBarrier Supreme and HydraBarrier Titan

A 30% Handling fee will be deducted for all unopened HydraBarrier Supreme or HydraBarrier Titan products returned to us within 30 days of purchase.  

Watershed Innovations Warranty Information

HydraBarrier Product Line, HydraBallast, HydraFill

For one year from the date of purchase, Watershed Innovations will repair or replace, at its option, for the original purchaser, any part or parts of its HydraBarrier product line, and related derivatives found upon examination by Watershed to be defective in materials or workmanship. Please email info@hydrabarrier.com or call Watershed Innovations (888) 876-4068 for instructions or see your distributor. Be prepared to provide the receipt of sale and model when exercising this warranty. All transportation charges on products or parts submitted for repair or replacement as well as return shipping must be paid by purchaser. This Limited Warranty does not cover products that have been damaged as a result of accident, abuse, misuse, neglect, improper installation, improper maintenance, or failure to operate in accordance with Watershed’s written instructions.

HydraPump Product Line, HydraSorber, HydraTowel, HydraTarp

Watershed Innovations warrant the HydraPump, HydraSorber, HydraTarp and HydraTowel against defects in materials and workmanship under ordinary consumer use for ninety days from the date of original retail purchase. During this warranty period, if a defect arises, and you follow the instructions for returning the product, we will at our option, to the extent permitted by law, either (i) replace the returned unit with a new or refurbished one, or (ii) refund to you all or part of the purchase price of the product. This limited warranty applies, to the extent permitted by law, to any repair, or replacement for the remainder of the original warranty period or for thirty days, whichever period is longer. All replaced products for which a refund is given shall become our property. This limited warranty applies only to components of the HydraPump, HydraSorber ,HydraTowel, and HydraTarp that are not subject to accident, misuse, neglect, fire or other external causes, alterations, repair, or commercial use. Please email info@hydrabarrier.com or call Watershed Innovations (888) 876-4068 for instructions or see your distributor. Be prepared to provide the receipt of sale and model when exercising this warranty. All transportation charges on products or parts submitted for repair or replacement as well as return shipping must be paid by purchaser.

General Exclusion and Limitations of Liability

THERE IS NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY; IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXPENSES WHATSOEVER IS EXCLUDED. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or do not allow the exclusions or limitations of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations might not apply to you. This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state. In no event, whether as a result of breach of contract warranty, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, shall Watershed or its suppliers be liable for any special, consequential, incidental or penal damages including, but not limited to loss of profit or revenues, loss of use of the products or any associated equipment, damage to associated equipment, cost of capital, cost of substitute products, facilities, services or replacement power, downtime costs, or claims of buyer’s customers for such damages. In the event you need to exercise a warranty claim, you must send a copy of the order receipt. Please email info@hydrabarrier.com or call Watershed (888) 876-4068 for return authorization and instructions.

Refund/Return Requests

If you have a Watershed Innovations product that you would like to request a refund or return please email info@hydrabarrier.com or call customer service at 1 (888) 876-4068 and ask for an RMA number and processing instructions. Once an RMA has been issued please send returns to:

Watershed Innovations
Attn: Returns
1840 41st Ave
Suite 102-211
Capitola, CA 95010

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