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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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


$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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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 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.


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.


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.


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 Rehabilitation

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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.


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.


PA Ground Storage Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The West Cocalico Township Authority is currently seeking contractors to rehabilitate and recoat Tank Number One in Reinholds, Pennsylvania.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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.


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 Epoxy Designed for Ease of Application

A new epoxy from Wolverine Coatings Corporation is designed to protect potable water tanks without the need for plural-component application equipment and special techniques, the company say...


SSPC Honors Top Projects

Contractors, designers and coatings suppliers were honored Monday (Jan. 30) at SSPC 2017 for their work on commercial and industrial painting projects.


SSPC Names Top Structures of 2016

A classic roller coaster, spillway gates, and a space agency building are among eight coatings projects recognized with SSPC Structure Awards ceremony on Monday (Jan. 30).


SPF Insulation Uses Hybrid-Cell Approach

Hybrid cell technology allows a new spray polyurethane foam insulation from Rhino Linings (San Diego) to bridge the gap between the company's open- and closed-cell products, according to the...


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.


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...


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.


Coating Targets Rusted Steel

A mastic waterborne acrylic built for overcoating rusted steel is the newest product from high-performance protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc. (Kansas City, MO).


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.


Oil and Gas Tech on SSPC 2016 Docket

As SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT nears, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is sharing the schedule of conference programming dedicated to work in the oil and gas business.


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.


Bidders Sought for Water Tank Painting

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


Bids Sought for CA Tank Work

The El Dorado Irrigation District is seeking contractors to rehabilitate a 2.8 million-gallon tank in Placerville, CA.


eBook Tackles Environmental Controls

Dehumidification, ventilation and other environmental controls can have high-stakes consequences for coating and blasting workers and projects alike.


Bids Sought for 5 Florida Tanks

The City of St. Petersburg, FL, is seeking bids for the cleaning, repair, and recoating of four existing elevated water storage tanks and one surge tank.


5 New eBooks Offer Coatings Guidance

From bridges to chemical plants, free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by
JPCL: J...


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.


Bids Requested for GA Tank Painting

Athens-Clarke County (GA) officials are soliciting bids for cleaning and recoating the elevated city water tank in Athens, GA.


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.


Bids Invited for 10-Year Tank Project

Limestone County, AL, authorities are seeking contractors for an extensive 10-year tank maintenance project in Athens, AL.


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.


Bids Invited for Coating 10 Tanks

The City of Bartlett, TN, is seeking maintenance and inspection services for 10 steel tanks in the city’s water system over the course of 10 years.


MA Bill Seeks Tank Inspection Change

Paint companies could see fewer storage tank inspections and related fees in Massachusetts under a bill seeking to amend annual inspection laws, said the American Coatings Association.


 
 
   

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