Faux Real Retro Tank Rehab

From JPCL, November 2017

By Gregory R.“Chip” Stein, P.E., Tank Industry Consultants

What do city planners do when their “ugly old water tower” stands right smack dab in the middle of the area to be redeveloped? They make it the landmark at the center of their plans. This article describes the repair and recoating of a 500,000 gallon, six-column, elevated water tower, designed with a custom paint scheme to recreate the appearance of an “old steel tank,” amid multiple communication antennas, a very tight site and a narrow window of opportunity....

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Tagged categories: Case History; Chip Stein; Containment; Maintenance coating work; Program/Project Management; Surface preparation; Telecom; Water Tanks

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