Make a Splash with the Woodland Scenics Water System

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The Water System is everything you need for your custom water area in one place. It was specially formulated for modelling anything from puddles and ripples, to oceans and rolling waves in every variety of transparency. Easily add underwater features and model any aquatic ecosystem using the Water Tints and Water Undercoats. Go with the flow, model moving water with Ripples, Waves, and more.

Water Base

Deep Pour Water – Clear (WCW4510)

Deep Pour Water – Murky (WCW4511)


  • Dries hard but will not crack
  • Is none-shrinking
  • No discolouration
  • Customizable with other Water System products

Part of the Water System range of products from Woodland Scenics is the Deep Pour Water which helps modellers add more depth to their water features. Pour half an inch at a time to add more depth and you can submerge items and debris on your layout too. Available in two types, the clear water (WCW4510) is better suited to add depth and display underwater terrain. The murky version (WCW4511) is better to create any form of dirty water or where the seabed is of less interest. For guidance, take a look at the instructional videos!

Realistic Water (WC1211)


  • Pour straight from the bottle
  • Self-levelling and has minimal shrinkage
  • Dries clear and firm in approximately 24 hours
  • Water soluble
  • Non-toxic

Use Realistic Water (WC1211) to model still or slow-moving water, such as ponds, rivers and lakes. It requires no mixing and can be poured straight from the bottle on to your water area. The product is self-levelling, water soluble, won’t crack and has minimal shrinkage. The surface dries clear and firm in approximately 24 hours, depending on humidity conditions. One bottle covers an area 17 inches (43.1cm) in diameter if poured to a depth of 1/8 inch (0.31cm). Take a peek at the instructional video for tips!

Realistic Water is fully customisable with any of the other Water System products, such as the coloured Water Undercoats.

Water Undercoats

Deep Blue (WCW4530)

Navy Blue (WCW4531)

Hunter Green (WCW4532)

Moss Green (WCW4533)

Olive Drab (WCW4534)

Yellow Silt (WCW4535)

Add colour and seal your base all at once with Water Undercoats. Use Water Undercoats to add realism and the illusion of depth. Use multiple colours to create authentic transitions between shallow and depths. For guidance on how to use the Water Undercoats, please watch the instructional video.

Water Tints

Navy Blue (WCW4519)

Turquoise (WCW4520)

Moss Green (WCW4521)

Sage Green (WCW4522)

Olive Drab (WCW4523)

Yellow Silt (WCW4524)

Murky (WCW4525)

White Water Highlight (WCW4529)


  • Specially formulated for authentic watercolours
  • Model transparent to opaque water
  • Use to customise other Water System products

Water Tints make it easy to create natural shallows and depths. Use them with Deep Pour Water, Realistic Water or Surface Water to create authentic colours for your water feature. Mix more than one to create custom colours. Watch the tutorial video for advice on the Water Tints.

Surface Waters

Water Effects (WC1212)

Water Ripples (WCW4515)

Water Waves (WCW4516)

Set your water in motion by using Surface Waters to model splashes, waves and waterfalls. Use White Water Highlight to intensify movement or add foam and froth. Watch the tutorial video for guidance on using these products.

All the above-mentioned products are available to purchase from your local Bachmann stockists. Watch our Water System playlist to learn more!