Tag: water storage tanks

A water tank is a container for storing liquid. The need for a water tank is as old as civilization, to provide storage of water for use in may applications, drinking water, irrigation agriculture, fire suppression, agricultural farming, both for plants and livestock, chemical manufacturing, food preparation as well as many other. Water tank parameters include the general design of the tank, and choice of construction materials, linings. Various materials are used for making a water tank: plastics (polyethylene, polypropylene), fiberglass, concrete, stone, steel (welded or bolted, carbon, or stainless), Earthen ponds function as water storage. Water tanks are an efficient way to help developing countries, LEDCs, to store clean water.

Maintaining Storage Tanks

Maintaining Storage Tanks

An integral ingredient in maintaining the health of a water supply tank is a good inspection according to tank manufacturers and consultants. In the words of George Mead, municipal sales director with Tank Connection in Parsons, KS, “Nothing fabricated and installed will continue to operate without inspections.”

Some states have created regulations

Storage Tank Maintenance

Storage Tank Maintenance

An integral ingredient in maintaining the health of a water supply tank is a good inspection according to tank manufacturers and consultants. In the words of George Mead, municipal sales director with Tank Connection in Parsons, KS, “Nothing fabricated and installed will continue to operate without inspections.”

Some states have created regulations

Keeping Water Quality Contained

Keeping Water Quality Contained

Whether cost or a myriad of other reasons make connecting an individual site’s water supply to a municipal water supply unfeasible, many applications require storage of a large volume of water. In many of these applications, whether they are for potable or non-potable water, facility owners must meet a water

The Water Storage Trio

The Water Storage Trio

Public water suppliers typically need three types of potable water storage: equalization, fire suppression, and emergency. Although any or all may be included in a single storage facility, each has a specific purpose and specific requirements.

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

Fire flow needs and regulations have always dominated the metrics for sizing the water storage capacity of a municipality or business. But these days, climate change, drought, and population growth have entered the picture as additional factors requiring consideration.

Water Storage Large and Small

Water Storage Large and Small

With droughts underscoring the need now more than ever for water efficiency, the elements involved in water storage have taken a more significant role in that effort. “A fundamental component of efficiency—reduced usage—is retaining and storing used water reserves for future use, which is where storage tanks come in,” says

Many Storage Tank Options, and Different Ways to Care for Them

Many Storage Tank Options, and Different Ways to Care for Them

While water storage tanks are fairly sturdy structures and some have been operational for more than a century, today, water storage tanks are being constructed to replace older structures or to accommodate growing needs. DN Tanks’ retrofit division is increasing, notes Kevin Peacock, regional manager in the Western region for

Don’t Let Good Water Stack Up

Don’t Let Good Water Stack Up

A glass of even the best quality water, left in the open air and untouched over a couple of days, probably wouldn’t sound very appetizing to most people, save those in the grip of life-threatening thirst. Even the layperson understands that drinking from pools of standing water carries a high

Guest Commentary: Water Quality Success Through Tank Maintenance

Guest Commentary: Water Quality Success Through Tank Maintenance

The Safe Water Drinking Act (SWDA) of 1974 directed EPA to ensure public water systems meet minimum standards for protecting public health. Public water supplies are tested and regulated to ensure water remains free from unsafe levels of contamination, but acceptable contaminant levels vary widely among people and population groups

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