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Contractors Needed for Navy WW Tanks Coating

The Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command is soliciting bids for coating and repairs to three steel wastewater tanks.


News from the Tracker: VA, AZ Water Tanks

Culpeper County in Virginia is currently seeking contractors for the cleaning, repairing and painting of a 300,000-gallon ground storage reservoir.


Detroit Zoo Unveils New Water Tower Design

A project more than two years in the making is on its way to being completed at the Detroit Zoo as the new designs and branding for its iconic water tower have been revealed.


Digester Tank Project Causes Lead Contamination

Port of Bellingham officials in Washington have confirmed that, earlier this week, lead paint from a recent refurbishing project on the port’s “rocket ship” digester tanks has contaminated l...


New Coating Protects Biopolymer Production Tanks

International protective coatings and composites manufacturer Belzona recently provided anti-corrosive coatings to protect the internal lining of biotechnology company CuanTec's tanks at a p...


Contractors Needed for MO Water Tank Coating

The Jefferson County Public Water Supply District No. 2 in High Ridge, Missouri, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 1-million-gallon welded steel fluted pillar/colu...


Air Tank Corrosion Sparks Fire Retardant Concerns

A recent inspection conducted by the United States Forest Service reportedly found signs of corrosion inside air tankers using mineral production company Compass Minerals’ magnesium chloride...


Coating Work Begins for MI Silo Murals

Several rusted 70-year-old silos in Saginaw, Michigan, are scheduled to receive new designs as a part of a project to paint murals on the structures this month.


Contractors Needed for CA Water Tank Coating

The City of Stockton, California, is currently seeking contractors for the coating of one 3.4-million-gallon water storage tank.


Corrosion Found in Fukushima Plant Tanks

The operator at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant recently announced that corrosion has been found on the inside of tanks used to store treated radioactive water.


CA Tank Replacement, Coating Job Bidding

The City of Santa Cruz, California, is currently seeking contractors for the replacement and coating of a 400,000-gallon steel water storage tank.


WA Digester Tanks Undergo Restoration Work

Officials in Bellingham, Washington, have recently unveiled plans to have flaking paint removed from six digester tanks, locally known as the “rocket ships,” as a part of a makeover project.


Bids Open for MO Water Tank Coating Work

The Jefferson County Public Water Supply District No. 1 in Barnhart, Missouri, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 250,000-gallon welded-steel single-pedestal elev...


Belzona Releases Feed Tank Case Study

International manufacturer of industrial protective coatings and composites Belzona recently announced that Rezitech, an authorized Belzona distributor, provided a wrapping to help fight cor...


Contractors Needed for MI Water Tank Coating

The City of Kalamazoo in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the coating and improvement of one 200,000-gallon spheroid water tower.


Aging VA Water Tower Torn Down

Crews in Hampton, Virginia, recently deconstructed a water tower at Fort Monroe, a former military base, due to high maintenance costs for recoating the structure.


Contractors Needed to Coat CT Water Tanks

The City of Waterbury in Connecticut is currently seeking contractors for the installation and coating of two 1,000,000-gallon ground-level water storage tanks.


Contractors Needed for MI Water Tank Recoating

The City of Sault Ste. Marie in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the painting and repair of one 750,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


NJ Water Tower Undergoes Painting Project

Officials in New Jersey recently announced that the town of Seaside Park has begun a project to repaint and improve a water tank in the northern portion of the town.


Cracking GA Water Tower Repairs Announced

Officials in Griffin, Georgia, have stated that rehabilitation work will begin on the city’s Griffin Water Tower after workers determine the cause of a recent crack in the tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Water Tank Repainting

The City of Temple, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 1-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


APC Expands OH Chemical Coatings Factory

Protective coatings manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings Inc. recently announced the expansion of its factory, along with new plans to increase its market share of the chemical and product...


Contractors Needed for VA Water Tank Rehab

The Town of Troutville, Virginia, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 125,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Contractors Needed for MI Water Tank Recoating

The City of Harrison in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the repainting of one 100,000-gallon spheroid water tank.


Contractors Needed for MN Water Tank Repair

The Minnesota Department of Administration in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is currently seeking contractors for the repair of two 200,000-gallon elevated water tanks.


FL City to Repaint Water Tower

Officials in Palm Coast, Florida, have announced that the city’s water tower is receiving a new paint job to address signs of discoloration and external corrosion.


Bids Open for TX Water Tank Construction

The Acton Municipal Utility District is seeking contractors for the construction of a 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank in Granbury, Texas.


Belzona Provides Insulation for Storage Tank

International industrial protective coatings and composites manufacturer Belzona recently announced that it was chosen to provide thermal insulation coatings to one metal tank at a lubricant...


Bidding Open for TX Tank Repair

The City of Rosenberg, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the recoating and repair of one 1-million-gallon ground storage tank and one 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


IA Council Approves Water Tower Repairs

Earlier this month, the Clear Lake City Council in Iowa voted 4-0 at a meeting to proceed with painting and repairing a million-gallon water tower on South 24th Street near Interstate 35.


PA Water Tanks Undergo Maintenance Work

Water utility company Pennsylvania American Water is undergoing work to rehabilitate its 1.93-million-gallon Kelker Street tandem water storage tanks in Swatara Township, Pennsylvania.


Contractors Needed for Houston Tank Rehab

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 257 in Houston is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 482,000-gal ground storage tank.


FL Water Tower Gets New Coating

An almost 100-year-old water tower in Tampa, Florida, is reportedly set to be cleaned and receive a new coat of paint, potentially including a welcome sign for the city.


Tnemec Announces 2023 Tank of the Year

Last week, protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced the 2023 Tank of the Year and People’s Choice Award winner.


Contractors Needed for WI Tank Rehab

The City of Eau Claire in Wisconsin is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 4-million-gallon welded steel ground storage reservoir.


MO Contractor Charged for Workplace Fatality

As a result of a worker fatality in 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced that the construction contractor responsible will now enter into a deferred prosecution agreement.


Voting Opens for 2023 Tank of the Year

Protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. has announced that online voting is now open for the People’s Choice category for the company’s 2023 Tank of the Year contest.


Contractors Needed for CA Tank Coating

The City of Corona in California is currently seeking contractors for the coating of one water treatment tank.


JPCL Publishes Annual Contractor Directory

The Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings recently issued its 2023 Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors.


Contractors Wanted for TX Tank Repair

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 155 in Houston is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 300,000-gallon ground storage tank.


IL Water Tank Scheduled for Repairs

The City of Rochelle, Illinois, is reportedly planning to repaint and perform maintenance on a large water tower near an overpass next year.


NY Water Tower Repairs Delayed

The completion of repairs to a water tower in Elmont, New York, have reportedly been pushed back to November, as the surrounding community waits for the town’s name to be painted on the stru...


Contractors Needed for VA Tank Rehab

The Fairfax County Water Authority in Herndon, Virginia is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation and recoating of a 5-million-gallon water storage tank.


Painting Mistake Fixed on WI Water Tower

A water tower in Muscoda, Wisconsin, is reportedly being repainted after an initial job was done incorrectly, leaving one letter tilted off-angle in comparison to the rest of the village’s n...


Contractors Needed for CA Tank Rehab

The Vallecitos Water District in San Marcos, California, is currently seeking contractors for the refurbishment of two metal water storage tanks.


Work Begins on NY Water Tower

Work on a 55-year-old water tower in Riverhead, New York, is reportedly underway as crews begin to rehabilitate the structure.


SC Town Rehabs Historic Water Tower

Work on a historic, 100-year-old water tower in Ridgeway, South Carolina, is reportedly nearing completion a year after receiving funding from the Department of Health and Environmental Cont...


NY 'Hamburger' Water Tower Under Evaluation

According to reports, town board members in Hamburg, New York have recently authorized Hamburg’s engineer to contract with a firm for the evaluation of their water tower.


Contractors Needed for LA Tank Rehabilitation

The City of DeRidder, Louisiana, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


PPG Announces E-Coat Partnership in France

PPG, a global manufacturer of paints, coatings and specialty materials, recently announced a new partnership with Satys, a French industrial group, to provide electrocoating of original equi...


Contractors Needed for WV Tank Rehab

The Western Virginia Water Authority is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 1 million gallon water storage tank located in Roanoke, Virginia.


Sherwin Names 2022 Impact Award Winners

Last week, The Sherwin-Williams Company announced via emailed press release the winners of the 2022 Water and Wastewater Impact Awards, recognizing application contractors, specifiers and ow...


Tnemec Opens Entries for Tank Contest

Protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. has announced that entries are now open for its 2023 Tank of the Year competition, which celebrates the innovative and creative uses of i...


Contractors Needed for MI Tank Rehabilitation Project

The Michigan Department of Corrections is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of one 175,000-gallon storage tank located in Muskegon, Michigan.


Contractors Needed for TX Storage Tank Rehab

The City of Overton in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 200,000-gallon ground water storage tank.


MI Township to Repaint, Build Water Tanks

Earlier this month, Northville Township in Michigan announced


Elevated Storage Tank Construction Bidding Open

The City of Ennis in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the construction of a 1-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Viking Acquires Industrial Service Company

Water tower painting, inspection and maintenance company Viking Industrial Painting announced the purchase of York, Pennsylvania-based Minoan Industrial Services at the beginning of the mont...


Flint Water Tower Repairs Set to Begin

Next week, exterior repair work is scheduled to start on the Flint Water Tower in Michigan, followed by interior cleaning and painting, among other upgrades.


Contractors Needed for TX Water Tank Rehab

The City of Mount Pleasant in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 1-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Muralist Honored at FL Water Tower Dedication

A mural featuring a gopher tortoise and a sea turtle on a 1-million-gallon water tank was recently completed in Dunedin, Florida, by muralist Tom Stovall.


Contractors Needed for IL Elevated Tank Rehab

The Village of Cahokia in Cahokia, Illinois, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of an elevated storage tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Ground Tank Rehab

The City of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 250,000-gallon welded steel ground storage tank.


Dutch Water Tower Converted into Apartments

A historic 19th century water tower in Utrecht, The Netherlands, was recently transformed into luxury apartments by architectural studio Zecc Architecten.


$1.5M IL Standpipe Overhaul Project Approved

The Village of North Riverside in Illinois has awarded a $1.5 million contract to refurbish a 2.5-million-gallon water standpipe, which has been deferred over the years due to financing.


Bidding Open for ON Water Tank Recoating

The Regional Municipality of York in York, Ontario, is currently seeking contractors for the upgrade of an elevated water tank.


NY Water Tower Scheduled for Demolition

An almost 100-year-old water tower in Kenmore, New York, has been scheduled to be demolished this spring. Village officials report that the removal of lead paint on the structure could begin...


Contractors Needed for RI Water Tank Repair

The Town of North Kingstown in Rhode Island is currently seeking contractors for the repair of a 575,000-gallon water storage tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Water Tank Maintenance

The City of Brady in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the maintenance of a water storage tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Storage Tank Construction

The Laguna Madre Water District in Port Isabel, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the construction of an elevated storage tank.


Contractors Needed for OK Water Tank Rehab

The City of Sand Springs in Oklahoma is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 500,000-gallon welded pedesphere elevated water storage tank.


Bidding Open for OH Water Storage Tank Rehab

Medina County in Ohio is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Concrete Water Tanks Built to Withstand Earthquakes

A utility company in Eugene, Oregon, is currently constructing two of six new water tanks to improve resiliency against earthquakes.


Bidding Open for TX Ground Storage Tank Project

The City of Red Oak in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the construction of a one-million-gallon ground storage tank.


Sherwin Launches Online Water Tank Designer

Earlier this week, Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine unveiled its new online tool for conceptualizing, visualizing and optimizing water storage tank coating projects.


Contractors Needed for SC Tank Rehab Project

The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority in Okatie, South Carolina, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of an elevated storage tank.


Tnemec Announces 2022 Tank of the Year

On Friday (Oct. 21), protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. released a video announcing the winner of its 2022 Tank of the Year competition.


Contractors Needed for TX Storage Tank Rehab

The City of Weimar in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 75,000-gallon elevated storage tank.


KY Water Tower Project Nears Completion

Work on a water tower painting project in Owensboro, Kentucky, is expected to soon be completed, including a new logo designed to celebrate the city’s bluegrass history.


MA Water Tower Undergoing $3.6M Rehab

The Forest Street Water Tower in Methuen, Massachusetts, will be out of service for the next seven month as it undergoes a $3.6 million renovation project.


Contractors Needed for CA Storage Tank Rehab

Los Angeles County in Topanga, California, is currently seeking contractors for the replacement of one 500,000-gallon water tank, one 3,000-gallon surge tank and one 1,250-gallon surge tank.


Contractors Needed for Ground Storage Tank Rehab

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 70 in Houston is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of an existing 429,000-gallon bolted steel ground storage tank.


Ontario Water Tower Project Nearing Completion

A $3.2 million water tank renovation project in Ontario, Canada, is reaching its final stages, with the improvements anticipated to increase its functionality for the next 20 years or more.


Contractors Needed for GA Storage Tank Rehab

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission in Brunswick, Georgia, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of two 500,000-gallon storage tanks.


PA University Water Tank Repaint Completed

A water storage tank was recently repainted as part of a $650,000 rehabilitation project on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.


Nominations Open for 2022 Tank of the Year

In an emailed press release, protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced that it was accepting entries for its 2022 Tank of the Year Competition.


Contractors Needed for KS Standpipe Recoating

The City of Olathe in Kansas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of an existing standpipe.


IA Water Tower Design ‘Tentatively’ Approved

A paint scheme for a new water tower in Sheldon, Iowa, has been tentatively approved by the city’s council, moving the project forward again since its initial proposal nearly six years ago.


APC Secures China New Build Tanker Deal

Protective coatings manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings Inc. (Avon, Ohio) recently signed a deal with British marine services provider James Fisher and Sons plc for a tanker being built i...


Fundraising Relaunched for Hamburg Water Tower

After a two-year break, a fundraising campaign to paint a water tower in Hamburg, New York, as a hamburger has returned.


Contractors Needed for TX Tank Restoration Projects

The City of Corpus Christi in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of two one-million-gallon multi-leg elevated water tanks.


Paint Work Nearly Complete on IN Water Tower

Repainting and repairs are being finished on a water tower in Albion, Indiana, after nearly two months of work.


New Product Announcement: Fungal Inhibitor Coating

Global coatings, linings and fireproofing manufacturer Carboline Company (St. Louis) recently announced the launch of its fungal-resistant coating to provide protection for coated assets.


Contractors Needed for Water Tower Repainting

The City of Gretna in Nebraska is currently seeking contractors for the repainting of a two-million-gallon elevated water tower.


Contractors Needed for Storage Tank Project

The City of Decatur in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a one-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


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JPCL May Issue is Now Online

The May issue of the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings is available in print and online at paintsquare.com. This issue contains feature articles on the new NSF water tank linin...


Contractors Needed for Ground Storage Tank Rehab

The City of Rusk in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of ground storage tanks.


Contractors Needed for MN Water Tank Improvement

The City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the one-million-gallon Ferndale Water Tower on behalf of the Saint Paul Regional Water Services.


Contractors Needed for Water Tank Improvement

Spotsylvania County, Virginia, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a ground storage reservoir.


New Product Announcement: Epoxy Tank Lining

Global coatings manufacturer PPG recently announced the launch of its new phenolic epoxy tank lining that offers chemical and temperature resistance.


New Logo Painting Planned for OH Water Tower

A water tower in Huron, Ohio, will be getting a new paint job due to the structure’s sponsoring changing its name and logo.


Repainting Begins on FL Beach Ball Water Tower

Repainting work has begun on an iconic water tower painted to resemble a beach ball in Pensacola Beach, Florida.


Bids Approved for SD Water Tower Repainting

Contracts were recently approved for a repainting and pipe improvement project for an aging water tower in Mitchell, South Dakota.


Contractors Needed for Water Tank Coating

The City of Saline in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the repair of a 250,000-gallon spheroid tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Tank and Pump Station

The City of Morgan’s Point Resort in Belton, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the construction of a ground storage tank and pump station.


WV Water Tank Bids Face Cost Increases

City officials in Wheeling, West Virginia, recently solicited bids for the repainting of two water tanks and were surprised by the increase in costs for the work.


Contractors Needed for Spheroid Tank Painting

The Village of Cary in Illinois is currently seeking contractors for the painting of a 400,000-gallon spheroid water tank and mechanical mixer.


Contractors Needed for Water Tower Rehabilitation

The City of Coppell in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a two-million-gallon composite elevated water storage tank.


Contractors Needed for Water Tower Reconditioning

The City of Hermantown in Minnesota is currently seeking contractors for the reconditioning of a 600,000-gallon elevated water tower.


Contractors Needed Water Tank Rehabilitation

The Village of Endicott in New York is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a riveted steel water storage tank.


NISTM Hosting Annual Tank Conference and Trade Show

Today (Dec. 1) kicks off the National Institute for Storage Tank Management’s 14th annual National Aboveground Storage Tank Conference and Trade Show in The Woodlands, Texas.


Contractors Needed for Elevated Water Tank Coating

The City of Wooster in Ohio is currently seeking contractors for the repair of a 250,000-gallon, welded column-supported toro ellipsoidal tank built in 1973.


Contractors Needed for Water Tank Improvements

The City of Blooming Grove in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the coating of two 50,000-gallon steel ground storage tanks and one 100,000-gallon welded steel tank.


Tnemec Announces 2021 Tank of the Year

Last week, protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced the winner of its 2021 Tank of the Year: a 750,000-gallon composite elevated water tank in Moorhead, Minnesota.


Tnemec Announces People’s Choice 2021 Tank

Protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced the People’s Choice winner of its 2021 Tank of the Year program—a water tank in Rochester, Minnesota that resembles an ear of c...


Contractors Needed for Tank Rehab Project in MN

The City of Saint Paul/Ramsey County in Saint Paul, Minnesota is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate three water tanks.


Nominations Open for 2021 Tank of the Year

In an emailed press release, protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced that it was accepting nominations for its 2021 Tank of the Year Competition. The call for nominati...


Contractors Needed for TX Elevated Tank Rehab

The City of Branham, Texas, is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate an elevated storage tank.


Bids Sought for AR Standpipe, Tank Rehab

Cabot WaterWorks is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate a standpipe and elevated storage tank in Cabot, Arkansas.


CA Water Tank Explosion Causes Fatality

Last week, a 1.5-million-gallon water tank exploded in at the Station 7 Water Facility in Lemoore, California.


$19M Settlement Reached for CITGO Oil Spill

Last week, the United States Department of Justice announced that Houston-based CITGO Petroleum Corporation had agreed to a $19.69 million settlement to resolve federal and state claims for ...


PA Water Tower Repainting Project Out for Bid

Adams County is currently seeking contractors to recoat the Prison Tank in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.


Contractors Needed for FL Tank Improvements

The City of Tampa is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat the Morris Bridge East Ground Storage Tank in Tampa, Florida.


PA American Water Taps $17M in Upgrades

Earlier this month, Pennsylvania American Water announced a $17 million plan to rehabilitate 11 of its water storage tanks and construct an additional seven new structures throughout the yea...


Elevated Tank Painting Project Out for Bid

The City of Hurst is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat the North Precinct Line Road Elevated Storage Tank in Hurst, Texas.


Contractors Needed for CA Digester Coating Project

Stockton Municipal Utilities District is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and coat a regional wastewater control facility digester gas holder in Stockton, California.


CA 5M Tank Project Reaches Milestone

Recently, news reports indicated that San Diego County Water Authority’s five-million-gallon concrete water tank was progressing, however, the construction project is disturbing hikers wonde...


COVID Relief Bill Funds AL Water Tank Coating

According to the Mayor of the City of Tallassee, Alabama, John Hammock, the city has intended to use some of its COVID-19 stimulus package money to fund the recoating of a downtown water tan...


Contractors Needed for CA Tank Coating Project

The City of Stockton is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and coat two water storage tanks at the 14 Mile Reservoir Site in Stockton, California.


PA Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Horsham Water and Sewer Authority is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and coat the Maple Avenue Elevated Tank in Horsham, Pennsylvania.


Webinar Archive: Tank Lining Changes

Although Technology Publishing Co. has wrapped up PaintSquare Connect, its signature virtual event for the protective and commercial coatings industries, an archived library of its featured ...


EPA Issues Order for Gowanus Canal

In an effort to control contaminated solids discharges at the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ordered the City of New York to con...


Contractors Needed for 3-Tank Coating Repair

Ventura County is currently seeking contractors to coat and rehabilitate the College 1, College 2, and Gabbert Reservoirs in Ventura and Moorpark, California.


MN Water Tower Restoration Awarded

Olmsted County has awarded a project for restoration of the Ear of Corn Water Tower located in Rochester, Minnesota, to Rachel Contracting of St. Michael, Minnesota, for the amount of $1,098...


Expert Revisits Cecil Hotel Water Tank Case

Whether you’re a subscriber to the video streaming service Netflix or not, you’ve likely heard of the production company’s latest true crime documentary, Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the...


PA Elevated Water Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Upper Southampton Municipal Authority is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and coat an existing elevated water storage tank in Southampton, Pennsylvania.


Contractors Needed for FL Elevated Tank Rehab

The City of Altamonte Springs is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and coat an existing elevated water storage tank in Altamonte Springs, Florida.


NYC Stormwater Rule Introduced for Overflow

In New York City, officials recently introduced what has been titled the Unified StormWater Rule (USWR), which if approved, will apply to construction within the city’s Gowanus area as part ...


Multiple Reservoir Rehab Project Out for Bid

The City of North Las Vegas is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate three existing reservoirs in North Las Vegas, Nevada.


CA Seeks Bids for Tank Rehabilitation

The City of El Monte is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate an existing Water Tank in El Monte, California.


MS Tank Repainting Out for Bid

The Culkin Water District is currently seeking contractors to repaint the Culkin Water Tank in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


Tnemec Announces 2020 Tank of the Year

On Tuesday (Oct. 27), protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced the winner of its 2020 Tank of the Year—a municipal water tank in Destin, Florida—via emailed press relea...


NC Tank Rehab Out for Bid

Union County is currently seeking contractors to refurbish the Northwest Elevated Tank in Indian Trail, North Carolina.


EPA Proposes Tank Inspection Alternative

On Wednesday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a proposal offering regulatory flexibility for the oil and gas industry by amending Clean Air Act re...


Tnemec Opens Voting for 2020 Tank of the Year

On Monday, Tnemec Company Inc. announced via emailed press release that it had officially launched its online voting platform for the 2020 Tank of the Year Competition.


TX Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The San Antonio Water System is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate the Naco Ground Storage Tank in San Antonio, Texas.


Bids Needed for CA Tank Painting

The City of Shafter is currently seeking contractors to coat and improve Tank No. 2 in Shafter, California.


Tnemec Opens Nominations for 2020 Tank of the Year

Entries are now being accepted for Tnemec Company Inc.’s 2020 Tank of the Year Competition, according to the company.


Contractors Needed for TX Elevated Tank Rehab

The City of Deer Park is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat the Coy Street elevated water storage tank in Deer Park, Texas.


TX Elevated Tank Rehab Project Out for Bid

The Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21 is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat an elevated tank in Channelview, Texas.


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FL 2-Tank Coating Project Out for Bid

The City of Winter Haven is currently seeking contractors to restore and recoat the Lake Lucerne and Elbert Elementary Tanks in Winter Haven, Florida.


Maintenance Keeps Over Century-Old Tank in Use

Last month, service company Sheffield Utilities (Sheffield, Alabama) announced that they would be gearing up to complete a four- to five-week-long maintenance project at a local 118-year-old...


Bids Needed for VA Tank Project

The Western Virginia Water Authority is currently seeking contractors to clean and recoat the Fairway Estates and Hidden Woods Tanks in Roanoke, Virginia.


CA Water Tank Recoating Project Out for Bid

The Eastern Municipal Water District is currently seeking contractors to recoat the interior of the Citrus II Tank in Perris, California.


Bids Needed for NY Standpipe Coating

The Suffolk County Water Authority is currently seeking contractors to clean and recoat the Middleville Road Standpipe in Oakdale, New York.


TX Elevated Tank Painting Out for Bid

The City of Leon Valley is currently seeking contractors to paint and rehabilitate the Grass Hill Elevated Water Storage Tank in Leon Valley, Texas.


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Sherwin-Williams Names 2019 Impact Awardees

Last week, Sherwin-Williams announced in an emailed press release the winner of the 2019 Impact Award. The award recognizes outstanding water and wastewater projects featuring coating and li...


UK Underpass Plans Prompt Anger

After a consultation was launched last month revealing the removal of a dual carriageway underpass located in Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom, borough council members have responded with out...


Tnemec Releases Tank of the Year Pick

In a somewhat unique turn of events, Tnemec Company Inc. announced via emailed press release earlier this week that this year’s winner of the company’s water tank contest—a municipal water t...


Nominations Open for Tank of the Year Contest

Nominations have officially opened for Tnemec’s Tank of the Year contest, a yearly competition that features innovative uses of the company’s coatings on water tank projects.


Sherwin-Williams Opens Submissions for Impact Award

Earlier this week, coatings supplier Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings announced that submissions are now open for the annual Sherwin-Williams Impact Award, an honor that marks...


Underground Tank Plans for Skate Park Top

On Monday, Virginia Beach, Virginia-based Woodstock Park closed its doors to visitors for the installation of a 5.2-million-gallon underground wastewater storage tank, slated to be topped wi...


MPI Announces New Product Standards

The Master Painters Institute, a division of NACE International Institute, recently announced its new product standards for interior carbon-steel fuel pipes, interior welded fuel tanks, exte...


Geese Soar on Tank of the Year Winner

Breaking with tradition, Tnemec Company Inc. named in an emailed press release two water towers in Katy, Texas, painted with murals of geese taking flight, as the winners for this year’s Tan...


Tank of the Year Voting Deadline Nears

The deadline is nearing to vote for Tnemec Company Inc.'s Tank of the Year contest, an annual competition honoring innovative and creative uses of the company's products on water tank projec...


Sherwin-Williams Names Impact Awardees

A 3-million-gallon water storage tank restoration project, completed under difficult circumstances, was recently named the winner of The Sherwin-Williams Company's Protective and Marine Coat...


Tank of the Year Voting Opens

Voting has opened for Tnemec Company Inc.’s Tank of the Year contest, a yearly competition that features innovative uses of the company’s coatings on water tank projects.


Hawaii Fuel Tanks Under Fire Over Corrosion

Calls to shut down the United States’ largest underground fuel storage facility, in Hawaii, are growing after newly revealed destructive testing results showed that in some cases, prediction...


Contractor Sought for CO Tank Rehabs

The City of Golden is seeking contractors to recoat the 6200 South Tank and 6400 Tank, in Golden, Colorado.


Carboline Acquires Strathmore, American Coatings

Protective coatings manufacturer Carboline Company announced Wednesday it has acquired coatings firm Strathmore and the American Coatings brand, which Strathmore acquired in 2014.


Carboline Acquires Strathmore, American Coatings

Protective coatings manufacturer Carboline Company, part of the RPM Group, announced Wednesday it has acquired coatings firm Strathmore and the American Coatings brand, which Strathmore had ...


Contractors Sought for TX Tank Repainting

The City of Seguin is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Seguin Lucile Street Elevated Water Storage Tank, in Seguin, Texas.


Sherwin-Williams Opens Submissions for Impact Award

Coatings supplier Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings announced last week that submissions are now open for its annual Sherwin-Williams Impact Award, honoring excellence on North...


Study Points to Biofuels Speeding UST Corrosion

New research out of the Netherlands indicates that the use of biodiesel as a component in diesel fuel blends could be leading to increased corrosion in underground storage tanks that hold th...


Contractors Sought for Elevated Tank Recoat

The City of Sioux Center is seeking contractors for repainting the North Elevated Storage Tank, located in Sioux Center, Iowa.


1MG Tank Up for Recoat in NC

The City of Goldsboro is seeking contractors for recoating the Center and Holly Street Tank, located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.


Contractors Sought for TN Tank Rehab

The Cumberland Heights Utility District is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Hilltop water storage tank in Montgomery County, Tennessee.


Tank of the Year Voting Opens

Voting has opened for Tnemec Company Inc.’s Tank of the Year contest, a yearly competition that features innovative uses of the company’s coatings on water tank projects.


Tank of the Year Deadline Nears

The deadline is nearing for submissions to coating manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc.'s Tank of the Year contest, an annual competition honoring innovative and creative uses of the company's p...


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Tank Worker Rescued After Falling Ill

A worker on a water tank maintenance job in northeast Florida was rescued Wednesday afternoon after falling ill in what authorities have suggested was likely a heat-related incident.


4MG Tank Recoat Awarded in MI

An award of $646,100 has been made by the City of Ann Arbor for the South Industrial Tank recoat. L&T Painting of Clinton Township will oversee the cleaning and coating of the existing 4 mil...


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Tank of the Year Submissions Open

A high-performance coatings manufacturer has opened submissions to its Tank of the Year competition.


WI Water Tower Goes PG-13

Travelers near one Wisconsin town were for a short time greeted by the word “sex” emblazoned in huge letters on the town’s water tower in what amounted to a paint job gone awry that left to...


Polymer Powder Made for Waterproofing Mortars

Color and specialty chemicals firm Archroma has launched Mowilith Powder 2702, a redispersible polymer powder for semi-flexible waterproofing mortars.


Chicago Contractor Wins 1MG Tank Recoat

An award of $954,700 has been made by the City of Elgin to Era Valdivia Contractors Inc., of Chicago, for the cleaning and recoating of the Randall Road Water Tower.


FL City Seeks Bids for Double Tank Rehab

The City of Ormond Beach is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of two existing water tanks located in Ormond Beach, Florida.


EPA, California Team Up on USTs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it, along with the California State Water Resources Control Board, has successfully cleaned up 381 underground storage tanks ...


Coating Designed for Metal, Concrete

Polyset has launched a new polyaspartic system designed for concrete and metal surfaces.


Polyaspartic Made for Steel or Concrete

Coating manufacturer Polyset has introduced a new polyaspartic system for concrete and metal surfaces, recommended for use on tanks, bridges, railcars, pipelines and other steel structures a...


Water Tower's Final Moments Caught on Tape

The water tower in Rowlett, Texas, stood for nearly 30 years, but it’s in its demise that the 155-foot-tall structure has found fame outside of the town.


Paint BidTracker Unveils Improvements

Paint BidTracker, the premier project lead and market intelligence service for the paint and coatings industry, will soon debut a new look and an improved data platform.


Posters Reveal State Project Capital Data

State expenditures and major coating projects on the horizon are featured in a set of informational wall posters being offered by Paint BidTracker for 2017.


Officials Investigate Partial Tower Collapse

Inspectors are working to determine what caused the top of a water tower in New Jersey to collapse late last week.


Top Tank Soars with Birds in Flight

A nature-inspired motif featuring the area’s native species encircles this year’s winner of Tnemec Company Inc.’s annual Tank of the Year contest.


Exposed Lead Paint Tainted Drinking Water

A small town in eastern Virginia is the site of a brewing controversy over a water tank that was allegedly exposing residents to lead—even a year after the dangers were first uncovered.


CSB Cites Lack of Inspection, Repair in Spill

The federal agency tasked with investigating chemical accidents has said that a failure to inspect or repair corroding tanks contributed to the 2014 contamination of drinking water in Charle...


Impact Award Lauds Water Projects

Restoration of two 60- and 80-year-old domestic anaerobic digesters for the city of Austin, MN, earned three companies top honors in the inaugural Sherwin-Williams Impact Award.


DOE, Contractor Fight Nuclear Waste Suit

The U.S. Department of Energy and a contractor are seeking the dismissal of a suit brought by the state of Washington as the state and the federal government continue to spar over hazards su...


Epoxy Lining Offers Fast Cure, Protection

Announcing the launch of its Hempaline Defend epoxy linings, protective coatings company Hempel (Copenhagen, Denmark) says it now offers a complete range of linings for applications where he...


Painter Dies Following 50-Foot Fall

Investigations are underway to determine what led a painter to fall 50 feet to his death Monday (Aug. 15) while at work on a water tower project.


Linings Target Energy Sector

A new series of linings has just been launched for the power generation and oil and gas markets, says protective coatings supplier Hempel (Copenhagen).


The Witch Will Be Back

A water tower in New England is getting a makeover, but it won’t be losing its most notable feature: the Salem Witch.


Dunn-Edwards Expands Its Catalog

Architectural, industrial and high-performance paint manufacturer Dunn-Edwards is growing its industrial coatings lineup with the addition of US Coatings products, the company announced Tues...


Coating Offers Durability, Aesthetics

A new polyaspartic coating with antimicrobial properties has been developed specifically for tanks in the food and beverage industry.


$546K Tank Contract Awarded

A Georgia general contractor has been awarded a $546,300 contract for tank and tower cleaning and coating work in Clermont, FL.


Military Coatings Mission Accomplished

Seven historic U.S. Army vehicles will greet this Veterans Day restored to their former glory, thanks to a massive volunteer effort by contractors and suppliers across the coatings industry....


Explosion-Proof Light for Tight Space

A new temporary manhole light fixture provides an alternative to traditional string or tank lights for workers in storage tanks, railcars and other confined spaces, the manufacturer says.


Webinar Teaches Tank Lining Features

Navigating the options for internal tank linings that protect against contamination and corrosion will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


EPA Settles with Military on Tank Issues

Three military bases in Virginia have paid federal regulators a combined $62,634 in fines to settle allegations of violating underground storage tank regulations.


Town Makes its Mark with Winning Tank

A colorful, new water tank in Mt. Vernon, IL, has beat out more than 200 competitors to win Tnemec's 2013 Tank of the Year.


EPA Adds Time to Comply with Tank Rule

Facilities that use oil and gas storage tanks are getting a reprieve on their October deadline to install emissions controls.


 
 
   

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