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Getting Ahead of the Latest Potable Water Standard

How the new NSF/ANSI/CAN 600 regulation will limit lining options


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...


JPCL Releases 2023 Readers’ Choice Winners

Winners of the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards, which honor the authors of the top articles chosen by JPCL readership over the past year, were unveiled in the latest bimonthly issue of the Jo...


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.


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...


MI Tank Painting Project Details Released

At the beginning of this month, the city council in Tecumseh, Michigan, held a meeting to discuss plans to paint the interior and exterior of the city’s water tower as part of a rehabilitati...


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.


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.


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 OH Tank Rehab

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


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.


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.


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.


JPCL Preps for Resource Season

In the coming months, the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings readers can look forward to the annual offering of resources that can guide them in selecting and sourcing the equ...


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.


Contractors Needed for LA Tank, Water Well Project

The Village of Pleasant Hill in Louisiana is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of two 75,000-gallon elevated water tanks and a water well.


Voting Continues for Readers’ Choice Awards

Participants who vote for their favorite Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings articles have a chance to win one of 10 free print subscriptions to JPCL.


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...


MI Water Tower Repair Project Gets OK

The Portage City Council in Michigan recently approved two contracts totaling $919,100 to go towards the rehabilitation, construction and engineering of the Haverhill Water Tower.


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.


$1.25M TX Water Storage Plant Rehab Approved

At the end of last month, city officials in Katy, Texas, approved a $1.25 million rehabilitation project for existing water storage tanks at its water storage plant.


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.


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.


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.


Contractors Needed for TX Clearwell Rehab Project

The Upper Leon River Municipal Water District in Comanche, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of an existing clearwell.


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.


New Product Announcement: Epoxy Lining

At the beginning of the month, protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. announced the release of its new phenalkamine epoxy lining.


Contractors Needed for TX Standpipe Tank Rehab

The City of Bellville in Austin County, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 116,000-gallon standpipe.


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.


Water Tower Getting New Candy-Themed Design

A water tower in Bryan, Ohio, is getting a “sweet” new design featuring large painted lollipops thanks to Spangler Candy Company.


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.


Errors Cause OH Water Tower Painting Delay

Work has been delayed for the repainting on a water tower in Perrysburg, Ohio, after contractors used the wrong color paint and the wrong logo stencil.


Contractors Needed for MS Water Tower Painting

The Diamondhead Water and Sewer District in Diamondhead, Mississippi, is currently seeking contractors for the painting of a 500,000-gallon elevated pedesphere water storage tank.


Bids Open for TX Water Tower Construction, Painting

The City of Corpus Christi in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the construction and painting of a three-million-gallon elevated water storage tank, piping, valving, pumps, SCADA, b...


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.


Sherwin Names 2021 Impact Award Winners

Last week, The Sherwin-Williams Company announced via emailed press release the winners of the 2021 Water and Wastewater Impact Awards.


Mural Artist Rescued from FL Water Tower

Last week, first responders in Dunedin, Florida, rescued a mural artist from the water tower he was working on after the motor on his lift equipment failed.


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.


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 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 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.


Contractors Needed for Water Tank Improvement

The City of Westerville, Ohio, is currently seeking contractors for the improvement of a one-million-gallon spheroid water storage tank.


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.


Carboline Enhances Interactive W/WW Guide

Global coatings, linings and fireproofing manufacturer Carboline Company (St. Louis) recently announced that it has added new features to its virtual Water/Wastewater Asset Protection Guide.


Contractors Needed for Water Tower Painting

The City of Fernandina Beach in Florida is currently seeking contractors for the painting of an elevated water tower.


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 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...


JPCL August Issue is Now Online

The August issue of the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings is now online, available through options including an interactive digital edition, a full complement of web content an...


Contractors Needed for TX Elevated Tank Rehab

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


Contractors Needed for TX Tank Rehab

The City of Tyler is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate the Glenwood Elevated Storage Tank in Tyler, Texas.


PA Water Tower Repainting Project Out for Bid

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


CA Water Tower House Listed for Sale

For those seeking a home with industry aesthetic and charm, look no farther than Seal Beach, California, where an historic converted four-bedroom, four-bathroom water tower has gone on the m...


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...


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.


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.


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...


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.


Man Rescued from Water Tank

In entering the winter season, officials from Lincoln Fire and Rescue in Nebraska weren’t expecting to receive a call regarding a water tank rescue near 84th and South streets.


Lawsuit Filed Alleging Toxic Sandblasting Impacts

A Santa Clarita, California-based law firm has recently filed a complaint in the Los Angeles Superior Court against developer Five Points Development, alleging the company of failing to take...


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.


VA Seeks Bids for Reservoir Rehab, Repainting Project

The Fairfax County Water Authority is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and repaint the Annandale Reservoirs in Fairfax, Virginia.


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.


Contractors Needed for PA Water Tank Painting

Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority is currently seeking contractors to coat and improve the Neshaminy Water Tank No. 2 in Warrington, Pennsylvania.


Sherwin-Williams Accepting Impact Award Entries

Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine is now accepting entries for its annual Impact Award, which recognizes “outstanding water and wastewater projects completed in North America.”


MD Tank Rehab Out for Bid

Anne Arundel County is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate the Crofton Meadows Elevated Water Tank in Crofton, Maryland.


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.


DC Concrete Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat the West Potable Water Tank in Washington D.C.


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.


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.


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.


SD Tank Coating Project Out for Bid

The WEB Water Development Association, Inc. is currently seeking contractors to clean and recoat the WEB Aberdeen Tower in Aberdeen, South Dakota.


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.


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...


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.


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.


UT Tank to Retain Controversial Art

The aesthetic future of a water tank in Cedar City, Utah, was recently up for debate when the area council considered doing away with what has been known as a controversial mascot formerly u...


Hamburger Water Tower Project Progresses

The Hamburg, New York, water tower repainting project is on a roll: The Hamburger Water Tower Committee was recently granted tax-exempt status by the IRS. According to a local news station, ...


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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...


Canadian City Eyes Marking Water Tank as Historic

The City of Winnipeg is currently considering naming a 101-year-old brick surge tank as a historic resource, according to reports. The proposal is in part a move to preserve the evolution of...


Long Island Gets First Composite Water Tank

The town of Hempstead, New York, is seeing the addition of a new structure to its skyline: A concrete pedestal water tank, more commonly known as a composite tank, the first of its kind on L...


ID Water Tower Vandalized with Graffiti

A graffiti artist recently braved the heights of an Idaho water tower to mark the structure with the words, “Save Ferris.”


English Water Tower Could Be Transformed

The top of a redundant water tower, located in Devon, England, near the Halfway Inn, could be converted into a holiday home, equipped with a glass facade pod, if plans are approved by the lo...


City Votes to Demolish Historic NC Water Tower

The future of Loray Mill, North Carolina’s historic water tank has been decided: Earlier this month, Gastonia leaders voted to have the structure demolished, an act that comes with a $225,00...


Future of Historic NC Water Tower Uncertain

The future of a historic water tank in North Carolina remains uncertain: Officials are aiming to tear down the Loray Mill village structure, though a decision has not yet been made and other...


NY Water Tower to Receive Delicious Redesign

A water tower is in Hamburg, New York, is getting a delicious redesign: Residents have been lobbying to get the rusty structure repainted, and late last month, a new design was chosen to hel...


Water Tower Bar Pays Homage to NYC Tanks

A new watering hole in Manhattan raises the bar, acting as a tribute to New York City’s industrial past: The Williamsburg Hotel’s newest bar is housed in a structure reminiscent of a water t...


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...


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...


Council Sinks Golf-Ball Water Tower Idea

A proposed golf-ball design for a water tower in Ocean City, Maryland, that some hoped would be a hole in one has instead ended up in the rough of government bureacracy after opponents raise...


Contractor Sought for TX Water Tank Rehab

Prairie View A&M University is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a ground storage tank in Prairie View, Texas.


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.


TX County Seeks Bids for Tank Rehab

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 11 is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of Water Plant No.1, in Houston, Texas.


MN City Sets Deadline to Save Historic Water Tower

A city in Minnesota is facing a dilemma in relation to its landmark century-old concrete water tower: To demolish, or to save, at a cost in the millions—or to build a replica in order to pre...


Town Set to Vote on Burger Water Tank

The proponents of a yearslong campaign to get one town's water tower painted like a giant hamburger are cooking with gas now, as a collection of design renderings are up for a public vote.


Citation for Tank Contractor Withdrawn

More than two years after a citation was issued against Caldwell Tanks Inc. for not providing adequate ventilation for workers welding inside a water tank, Administrative Law Judge Peggy S. ...


2 Injured, 1 Fatally, in TX Water Tank Collapse

One worker was killed and another injured Friday (July 6) when a section of sidewall collapsed into a water tank that was under construction in Porter, Texas.


MO Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Jefferson County Public Water Supply District No. 3 is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the West Rock Creek Rd. Elevated Water Storage Tank, in Arnold, Missouri.


Water Tower-Turned-Home Hits Market in England

If you’re a water tower aficionado, you now have the chance to live in one: The £1.5 million ($1.9 million) Cromwell Tower, a water tower built in 1930 and decommissioned in 2004, was conver...


Nominations Open for Tank of the Year

Coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. has opened submissions for its annual Tank of the Year competition. The deadline for nominating projects is October 1.


Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Clinton is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Clinton Elevated Water Storage Tank, in Clinton, Mississippi.


Almond Farmer Turns Water Tank into TIE Fighter

Not so long ago, on a farm far, far away, California almond farmer Erich Gemperle looked at a water storage tank on his sister’s property and saw the start of a Star Wars spacecraft known as...


Winston-Salem Gets an 'Otter Tank'

A 50-foot tall otter has come to play on the side of a Winston-Salem, North Carolina, water tank—a mural that was recently completed to brighten up the white space, while also paying tribute...


CA Cell Tower Disguised as Water Tower

A North Park, California, cell tower, designed as an homage to a local historic water tower, is taking shape along the town’s skyline, marking both a shift in design focus in making cell tow...


MO Ground Storage Tank Out for Bid

Springfield City Utilities is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Blackman Wash Water Storage Tank in Springfield, Missouri.


Toad Stops Water Tower Work

A multi-million-dollar water system upgrade for Kosse, Texas, has temporarily croaked, thanks to a single toad found on the premises of the to-be water tower.


Barbed Wire Protects SC's Peachoid Water Tower

An iconic South Carolina water tower that recently underwent a peachy rehab now has a new feature: a barbed-wire fence meant to fend off vandals.


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.


Hamburg Water Tower Project on a Roll

The water tower located in Hamburg, New York, is rusting, but thanks to a new petition recently approved by local government, the structure may be getting a new paint job to reflect the town...


Contractors Sought for 3-Tank Rehab in PA

The Municipal Authority of the Borough of Greenville is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of three existing water tanks located in Greenville, Pennsylvania.


FL Water Tank Named 2017's Best

An elevated water tank in Destin, Florida, has earned the distinction of Tank of the Year, as recognized by protective coating manufacturer Tnemec Company (Kansas City, Missouri).


Contractors Sought for 2 MG Elevated Tank Rehab

The County of Anne Arundel is seeking contractors for rehabilitating the Jessup Elevated Water Storage Tank in Jessup, Maryland.


Contractors Sought for $1.5M Tank Recoat

The City of Bellmead is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of five ground storage tanks and one elevated storage tank located near Waco, Texas.


Citizens Look to Water Tower to Beef Up Tourism

A rusting water tower in one western New York town has become the focus of a whopper of an effort on the part of a group of citizens, who would like to see the tank repainted—to resemble a h...


Contractors Sought for 4-Tank Rehab in MD

Saint Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is seeking contractors for the coating of four existing water tanks located in California, Maryland.


Tank Leaves College Town in 'Staty' of Confusion

The old college try wasn't quite enough for a crew of tank painters working on a Wichita, Kansas, water tower earlier this month.


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German Firm Unveils New Take on Water Tank

A German architecture firm known for its unorthodox designs is taking on water—in the form of a multipurpose tower in the city of Heidelberg that will both store water for heating and serve ...


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...


1.5MG Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Charter Township of Waterford is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the existing Cass Lake Tank, located in Waterford, Michigan. The 1.5 million gallon toroellipse elevated wa...


Water Tower Paint Job Causes Public Flap

The controversy over the painting of a new city slogan on a Sacramento, California, water tower continues to roil, as an online petition to revert to the old phrase has garnered more than 3,...


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.


From Water Tower to ‘Ultimate Beach House’

Most people don’t think “water tower” when they’re planning a vacation, but for those in the know, one of the most desirable beach house rentals in Orange County, CA, is just that.


Painter Injured in 40-Ft. Water Tower Fall

Federal safety officials are investigating an accident outside Pittsburgh in which a scaffolding failure caused a painter to fall inside a water tower Monday (Nov. 14).


2 Painters Rescued from MI Water Tower

State investigators are looking into what happened to cause two painters to fall into a Michigan water tower Friday (Nov. 4).


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.


New Coating Touts Chemical Resistance

Spray-on protective coatings manufacturer Rhino Linings Corporation has announced a new addition to its growing line of industrial-grade protective linings.


Town Loses Water Tower to Planning Error

An Alberta, Canada, town is losing its signature water tower, all because of a planning mistake.


Painter Hurt in MD Tower Fall

A painter on a Maryland water tower job fell inside the structure Monday, sustaining injuries. Reports identify the painter as Roque Jose Castro, 31. He was working on an interior and exteri...


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.


Coatings App Gets Expanded Mobile Access

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings (Cleveland) has announced that its Water & Wastewater App is now available for use on smartphones.


Firm Seeks Coatings Assist on New Tech

A robotics startup is looking for a coatings industry partner to put its system to the test in a project conducive to automation.


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.


Tank of Year Contest Opens

High-performance coatings manufacturer Tnemec is inviting nominations for its 11th annual Tank of the Year competition, which honors innovative use of the company’s coatings on water storage...


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...


Award Lauds Water, Wastewater ‘Impact’

With an eye on exceptional projects in the water and wastewater industry, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has launched a new award program.


EPA, NYC Set Sites for Gowanus Tanks

The City of New York and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached a tentative agreement regarding the construction of two sewage and storm water tanks to be built as part of the...


OSHA: Workers ‘Willfully Exposed’ to Lead

A Michigan painting company with a history of safety violations faces $121,880 in penalties for allegedly exposing workers to lead on a Pennsylvania worksite while removing paint from water ...


EPA Allots $182M for CA Water Projects

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making $182 million in funding available for California to invest in projects that will improve local drinking water and wastewater infrastructur...


EPA Assesses Wastewater Infrastructure

A recent survey by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests that $271 billion is needed to maintain and improve the nation’s wastewater infrastructure over the next five years...


Architect Rethinks Water Tower’s Form

Water towers tend to be readily recognizable as what they are and for the purpose they serve. One Belgian architect, however, decided to seek out an alternative to the traditional utilitaria...


Patriotic Theme Nets Top Tank Spot

A patriotic water tank in the City of Cocoa, FL, beat out more than 200 competitors to win Tnemec’s 2015 Tank of the Year contest.


Construction Site Water Tank Ruptures

A mother and her two children were among drivers who escaped with only minor injuries after a water tank at a hospital construction site in Australia ruptured and sent a wall of water rushin...


Deadline Nears for Tank of the Year

Tank coating manufacturer Tnemec announced that time is running out to submit nominations for its tenth annual Tank of the Year competition.


Water Tank Worker Killed in Fall

VERONA, VA--Authorities are investigating the death of an engineering technician who perished after what his employer called a "short" fall while appropriately harnessed.


Painter Injured in Water Tower Fall

BARABOO, WI--Authorities are searching for more information into a fall this week that severely injured a painter inside a water tower.


SSPC Seeking Cream of the Coatings Crop

PITTSBURGH—Proud of a recently completed painting project? Be a structure showoff and nominate exceptional industrial and commercial coatings projects for the 2016 SSPC Structure Awards


XL Sprayer Sized for XL Projects

MINNEAPOLIS—Graco has introduced a sprayer with its largest air motor yet, for high-volume application of protective coatings to bridges, ships, water towers and other major projects.


Painter Killed in Fall from Water Tower

DAMIANSVILLE, IL—A 31-year-old painter has died after falling 100 feet from the top of a water tower about 30 miles southeast of St. Louis, MO.


Painting Contractor Liable in 2 Deaths

OXFORD, OH—A Michigan painting contractor is facing 30 federal citations and $199,000 in fines after a scaffolding collapse that claimed the lives of two painters.


Tank Corrosion, Collapse Spur Hearing

Corrosion that was eating "its way upward" in a water tank was allegedly ignored for years, leading to a catastrophic collapse that sent a flood of water through a nearby church, Kentucky in...


Bidding Open for 1MG VA Water Tank

The City of Chesapeake is searching for contractors to rehabilitate the Bainbridge Boulevard Elevated Water Storage Tank, located in Chesapeake, VA.


Bidders Sought for Water Tank Painting

Coating proposals are invited for a 250,000-gallon elevated water storage tank in Marysville, KS.


Bids Invited for Water Tower Painting

Contractors have until Feb. 10 to bid on recoating a 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank in Collinsville, IL—a contract estimated at $450,000.


Bidding Open on 2MG Oregon Water Tank

Contractors have until Jan. 28 to bid on interior and exterior cleaning and coating work on a 2-million-gallon welded steel, ground-level water storage reservoir in Veneta, OR.


$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.


SSPC Seeking Superlative Structures

Daring bridge projects, artistic tanks, shipshape vessels and other striking coating projects are all eligible for 2015 SSPC Structure Awards, with nominations now open.


‘Old Glory’ Tank Painting Up for Bid

Contractors have nine days to submit proposals for cleaning and coating the beflagged 1.5-million-gallon elevated water storage tank of Cocoa, FL.


Tower Painter Falls to Death

Federal authorities are investigating the death of a 29-year-old painter who perished in a fall from a water tower in Virginia.


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.


Urethane Made for Weather Protection

Sports complexes, schools and public buildings that take a pounding from the elements have a new coating option from Sherwin-Williams.


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


OSHA Probes Tower Painter’s Death

Federal inspectors are investigating the death of a painter who suffered a fatal fall from a water tower in the closing days of the project.


Bids Invited for Water Tank Contract

The City of Ludington, MI, is accepting bids for a full-service, 10-year tank maintenance and asset program for the Brye Road water storage tank.


Coating Award Nominations Invited

SSPC is seeking outstanding, innovative and challenging commercial and industrial painting and coating projects for its 2013-14 Structure Awards.


SSPC Seeks Structure Award Nominations

SSPC members have until Oct. 15 to submit nominations for the 2013-14 Annual Structure Awards.


Free eBook Offers Tank Coating Help

A new compilation of technical guidance on coating protection and maintenance of water tanks is now available as a free downloadable eBook from JPCL.


Artists, Volunteers to Paint Tank Mural

A group of professional artists and community volunteers are working together to paint a mural on a municipal water tank in Florida after the city was awarded a $67,000 grant.


 
 
   

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