Active Mixing In A 500K Gallon Elevated Tank - Case Study
Stagnation and temperature stratification issues eliminated.
Topics: 500,000 gallon elevated tank, stratification, stagnation, water age
System Overview: This is a small municipal system serving ~3,000 people via 1,300+ connections. Their source water is from a local river.
Disinfectant Type: Chloramine
Tank / Reservoir Build Information:
- Tank Type: Elevated Storage
- Tank Construction: Steel
- Volume (gallons): 500,000
- Total Height (feet): 130
- Diameter (feet): 50
Project Objectives: To eliminate persistent stratification & stagnation issues and improve overall water quality in the tank.
Solution: GridBee GS-9 Submersible Tank Mixer with SCADA Box option. (August 2018)
Deployment: The Customer performed the installation themselves.
Results: The tank water column is now thoroughly mixed achieving all stated objectives.
Per the Customer- “We installed the unit in August and everything went great. I can honestly say it was more difficult climbing the tower than the entire rest of the installation. The unit is truly “plug and play.”