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  • Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks

    Water availability and supply is an important subject to the fire service. Potable water for human consumption is delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties from (in the majority of cases in the UK) municipal water systems (mains water supplies). This system also supplies to fire hydrants or fire protection systems, but to guarantee water availability there also needs to be the ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • CST Storage Wins Contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection

    CST Storage was awarded a contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection to provide a 225,000 gallon Fire Protection Water Storage Tank for a manufacturing facility in Tennessee. Under the contract, CST Storage will install a 225,000 gallon HydroTec CS® epoxy coated water storage tank.  Construction is estimated to start in October or November and should take approximately one ...


  • Water Storage Tanks – A Great Way to Save Water

    Water storage tanks are cost effective storage containers used for numerous residential and industrial purposes such as drinking water, rainwater harvesting, low cost housing developments, mining industries, farming and governmental projects, fire protection, hospitals, harbors, and rural areas, to name a few. These tanks require little or no maintenance due to ...


    By Rainbow Tanks

  • How necessary are water storage tanks in the UK?

    Rain water always seems to be in great supply in the UK, so the question asked by many is whether it really is worth installing a metal water storage tank? A number of factors would need to be considered to quantify their value. This can be worked out by calculating water savings over a long-term period of 10 years or more. Installing a water storage tank without protecting ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tank Liners - Guaranteed To Extend Life Span of Water Storage Tanks

    Galvanised storage tanks offer an economical, reliable and low maintenance means of water storage. Galvanised tanks are typically used for potable water storage, fire-protection industry water storage and water for irrigation purposes. When sealed with a geotextile protective membrane and a flexible rubber tank liner, they are guaranteed to store water safely. Butyl and ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Pennsylvania American Water Plans $3.2 Million Rehab of Water Storage Tanks

    Pennsylvania American Water announced today the start of rehabilitation projects at 11 water storage tanks throughout Pennsylvania. The tanks will be inspected, sandblasted and repainted to provide a protective barrier that prevents the steel from rusting and compromising water quality. The combined cost of these improvements is approximately $3.5 million. ...


    By American Water

  • Water Tank liners – the most important fire safety element

    When people think of ways to fight fire, the words “tank liners” rarely cross their lips. However, those who are serious about the hazards fire presents know that a high-quality tank liner can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to coping with runaway fires. As the trend towards self-sufficient industries increases, more and more businesses are investing in ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Why EPDM tank liners are so effective at water storage containment

    Are you or your company looking to invest in a water storage tank for fire protection, irrigation or for potable water storage purposes? Or, are your existing galvanised storage tanks in need of a tank liner refurbishment? If so, here is an overview of why synthetic rubber tank liners are considered an economical and practical choice for preserving the longevity of the storage tank while also ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Illinois American Water to hold ribbon cutting for new storage tank

    Illinois American Water will hold a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 31, at 11:00 a.m. for a new 400,000 gallon storage tank. The tank, located at 1455 East IL Route 18 in Streator, will increase water capacity and pressure, enhance fire protection and provide easier access to the company’s bulk water purchasers. “This investment is a commitment to the Streator community and its water needs of ...


    By American Water

  • Southeastern Tank, authorized CST Channel partner, installs new Aquastore water storage tank and OptiDome for Fayetteville Public Utilities

    Southeastern Tank, authorized CST Channel partner, teamed up with Trestles, LLC to install a new water storage tank for Fayetteville Public Utilities in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Southeastern Tank, the contractor, was awarded the job to replace an existing welded steel storage tank with a 320,000-gallon Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tank and alumin...um dome to ...


  • Pennsylvania American Water Announces $16.5 Million Investment to Construct and Rehab Water Storage Tanks

    Pennsylvania American Water unveiled today its 2013 construction schedule to build nine new water storage tanks, as well as rehabilitate 14 existing tanks throughout the commonwealth. The new tank construction will provide increased storage capacity to meet customer demand and improve fire protection, while the company’s rehab program of inspecting, sandblasting and repainting the existing ...


    By American Water

  • IPI offers quick disaster response solutions with collapsible storage tanks and water pillow bladders

    Preparation and the ability to respond immediately and decisively to global weather-related and other geological events that impact regions, communities and individual lives requires access to information and the right solutions. With both the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane season now upon us, it is an appropriate time for government, industry and citizens to review their state of preparedness ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Southeastern Tank, authorized CST Channel partner, installed new Aquastore storage tank and OptiDome for Fayetteville Public Utilities

    Southeastern Tank, authorized CST Channel partner, teamed up with Trestles, LLC to install a new water storage tank for Fayetteville Public Utilities in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Southeastern Tank, the contractor, was awarded the job to replace an existing welded steel storage tank with a 320,000-gallon Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tank and alumin...um dome to ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Water tank refurbishment to avoid costly replacement

    Water is an invaluable commodity. Many people understand this and so they have implemented the use of water storage tanks. These tanks are a great asset to the agricultural industry, fire protection and the farming community but need to be properly maintained in order for the tank to be fully functional. One such method of doing so is to install a tank liner or to undergo ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Portable Tank Group teams up with highland tank

    Portable Tank Group, a Floridian tank supplier for static water storage, flexi tanks for ISO container transportation, and emergency water reserve, has teamed up with Highland Tank to offer you a wide variety of steel tanks for water and petroleum-chemical applications for both residential and commercial needs. Highland Tank was established in 1946 and has been manufacturing quality products ever ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • Man Jailed for Hazwaste Handling That Created Fire Risk

    POCATELLO, Idaho, October 23, 2007 (ENS) - An Alaska man who used to reside in Idaho was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for illegally transporting hazardous materials and illegally storing hazardous waste, the Justice Department announced. Krister Sven Everston, of Wasilla, Alaska, also known as Krister Ericksson, was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $421,049 ...

  • EPA takes action against buffalo area gas station owner to protect ground water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken action against Schmitt Sales, Inc. of Buffalo for improperly managing underground tanks used to store gasoline and other fuels at two of its facilities in the Buffalo area and eight other locations throughout the state. Petroleum releases from underground storage tanks can contaminate ground water, making it unsafe to drink, pose fire and ...

  • CST Storage Wins Contract from Sircal Contracting, Inc.

    CST Storage was awarded a contract from Sircal Contracting, Inc. to provide a 75,000 gallon Fire Protection Water Storage Tank for the Missouri Army National Guard – Macon, MO. Under the contract, CST Storage will install a 75,000 gallon HydroTec CS® epoxy coated water storage tank. Construction is estimated to start in October or ...


  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

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