water storage tank Articles

  • Potable Water Storage Tanks Need Mixing

    There are more than 50,000 municipal water systems in the United States and most of these systems rely on water towers, above-ground, and below-ground tanks to store their treated potable water. Many operators rely on mixing via normal cycling of water in and out of the tank to limit water age and deterioration of disinfectant chemicals. This reliance on "passive mixing" is not enough in most ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Water Storage Tank Mixing- Active or Passive?

    First off, providing a complete mix for your potable water storage tanks should be a 100% best practice for every tank all the time. Because mixing ensures that no water get “old” and that chlorine from new water entering the tank is spread throughout the whole tank. So mixing not only solves water quality and treatment problems, it helps prevent problems. Since proactive mixing for ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Trihalomethane Removal In Municipal Drinking Water Storage Tanks

    There are many, many considerations to take into account when researching and implementing a trihalomethane (THM, TTHM) removal strategy for your drinking water system. It can all get very complex in a hurry. For the sake of this blog article however, we are going to focus only on THM volatilization removal strategies through the prism of water surface area.   THM Removal Via ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Rainwater Harvesting – Water Storage Tanks Supplied to Quarry

    Enduramaxx Water Tanks recently manufactured and delivered an order of 10 No. 20800 Litre Water Storage Tanks for water reuse in a quarry. Enduramaxx won the order through working with the client and the system installer. This combination of water tanks were fitted with interlinking pipe work as Enduramaxx customised the fittings to ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Prevent Ice Damage In Potable Water Storage Tanks

    It never fails… The battle of Summer and Fall happens every year right on or around Labor Day weekend in North Dakota. And most times, Fall wins in quick fashion. Moving toward October, the brisk shiver of cooler temperatures serve as an all too familiar reminder that it won’t be too long before the long prairie winter sets in. ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Opportunistic pathogens relative to physicochemical factors in water storage tanks

    Household water in Oman, as well as in other countries in the region, is stored in tanks placed on house roofs that can be subjected to physicochemical factors which can promote microbial growth, including pathogens and opportunistic pathogens which pose health risks. Water samples were collected from 30 houses in a heavily populated suburb of Muscat. The tanks used were either glass reinforced ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Chlorine Residuals In A Newly Mixed Potable Water Storage Tank

    Active mixing is one of the best, most sure-fire methods to maintain water quality in your potable water storage tanks. The following are some key concepts to understand when it comes to newly introduced active mixing and the chlorine residual in your already-in-use tanks.  The Unmixed Tank Condition Without an active mixer in the tank, water quality is dependent on ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Severe Drought and Collapsible Water Storage Tanks and Pillow Bladders

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Drought Monitor has recently published information indicating that up to 95 percent of Texas is experiencing either "severe" or "exceptional" drought conditions this year. According to the National Weather Service, Texas experienced the hottest period (June through August 2011) on record in the U.S. In addition, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Steady monitoring of potable water in storage tanks case study

    MonoScan L provides Taiwan Water Supply Corp. a dependable ultrasonic solution for measuring potable water level in their storage tanks. Taiwan Water Supply Corp. supplies water treatment services for the city of Taichung, Taiwan. Part of the process includes storage tanks of potable water that are conveyed directly to the city's water system. The problems The company used ...

  • Flow Rate Determination For Active Mixers In Water Storage Tanks

    When water flows through a defined area such as a pipe or the inlet / outlet port of a pump, the flow rate is simply the measurement of how much water passes through an "imaginary plane" in a certain amount of time. This method of defining flow rate is so basic that it is adopted by engineers and equipment manufacturers everywhere for virtually all products in the water industry including pumps, ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Gasoline storage tank spill - Exxon

    LOCATION:  Millville, New JerseyPROJECT DATE:  June, 1975 to September, 1976CLIENT:  Exxon BACKGROUND: A gasoline spill from a storage tank was found when gasoline fumes were noticed in basements adjacent to the gasoline station. An undetermined amount of gasoline was lost to the shallow, unconfined sandy aquifer of high porosity and permeability. An extensive clay bed lay beneath ...


    By Terra Systems, Inc. (TSI)

  • How Seismic Use Group Classification affects your Water Storage Tank

    When purchasing a bolted steel tank or a welded steel water storage tank, one of the key criteria determining the design parameters of the tank is the Seismic Use Group (SUG) classification. The term Seismic Use Group is essentially the same as the terms Occupancy Category and Risk Category used by the International Building Code (IBC) and the ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Our Conical Cone Tanks Are Now WRAS Approved For Drinking Water Storage

    When it comes to quality, Enduramaxx is there. And our cone tanks (conical tanks) are no exception. We are proud to announce that they have just been granted WRAS certification. The Water Regulation Authority Scheme approval means that these tanks are approved for the storage of emergency water for human consumption. This means our cone bottom tanks can be used for applications for storage of ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Molasses Tanks – Storage a Solution for Scarce Supplies

    News from Queensland Australia gives farmers in the UK an insight into avoiding shortages of molasses by implementing reliable self-storage solutions. Having had a warm summer in the UK this year ourselves, Quensland’s drought stricken graziers are finding they are in dire shortage of molasses, vital for many livestock feed bases. Some of the solutions viewed favourably by Queensland ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Integrity Inspection of Above Ground Storage Tanks

    40 CFR 112.7 requires integrity inspection of containers subject to this regulation. Where applicable, inspection to a nationally recognized standard is required. Where there is no standard, good engineering judgment is allowed. This paper discusses commonly used national standards for inspection and methods of implementing common and less common inspection strategies. It gives owner/operators ...

  • Advanced Aboveground Storage Tank Inspections – In-Service Robotics Tank Inspections

    This paper describes the advanced in-service tank inspection methods available for use in the inspection of aboveground storage tanks (AST) in the petroleum and petrochemical industry. ASTs are subject to several federal and state regulations requiring tank owners to perform tank floor/bottom integrity, seals system, and deck fittings inspections on a routine basis. The conventional procedure for ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Petrox remediation of leaking underground storage tanks (USTs)

    Petrox is widely used to remediate soil and ground water contaminated by fuels and chemicals leaking from underground storage tanks (USTs). In many cases the UST removal contractor will treat residual contamination in the excavation after the leaking UST is removed. The effects of Petrox aerobic bioremediation can be seen in the ground water down gradient of the ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Comparison of biofilm formation and water quality when water from different sources was stored in large commercial water storage tanks

    Rain-, ground- and municipal potable water were stored in low density polyethylene storage tanks for a period of 90 days to determine the effects of long-term storage on the deterioration in the microbial quality of the water. Total viable bacteria present in the stored water and the resultant biofilms were enumerated using heterotrophic plate counts. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Five Critical Parts For Your Steel Storage Tank

    Every year, we sell hundreds of parts for bolted tanks and welded steel tanks. Even though many ground storage tanks needing parts were not originally manufactured by Superior Tank Co., Inc., we can provide standard replacement components for steel storage tanks or can fabricate custom parts and accessories to ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company Increases Water Storage

    In 2012 the National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia undertook the enormous project of developing 43 wells and 46 water purification stations in 27 separate locations to provide sustainable potable water systems near Riyadh. To accomplish this task in a short six-month timeframe, contractors around the world were brought in to provide the necessary pieces of infrastructure required to build ...


    By CST Industries Inc

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