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Project Spotlight: Hominy Ground Storage Tank Rehab

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Technical Sales Representative

When the city of Hominy, OK needed its 500,000-gallon ground storage tank rehabbed, they encountered a few challenges. First, maintenance had not been performed on the tank for more than 25 years. Plus, the interior of the tank was severely pitted with corrosion cells. And lastly, the owner requested that the tank have a white finish. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Hominy Ground Storage Tank Rehab

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Induron Attends ACE 2019

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Water Tank Market Manager

I believe this is the 40th AWWA Annual Convention that I have attended and my 12th as an Induron representative.  It is also the first conference in 25 years that I have no committee responsibilities.  My colleague, Andy Odorzinski has replaced me on the D101 and 102 committees Continue reading Induron Attends ACE 2019

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Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Induron partnered with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons Construction to complete a rehabilitation of three existing ground storage tanks located in West Blocton, Alabama. The relationships we maintain with The Kelley Group and Robinson and Sons helped Induron secure this project, which demonstrates just how much relationships matter in the industrial coatings business. Continue reading Project Spotlight: West Blocton Tank Rehab

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A Large Undertaking

By Davies Hood, Induron President

Aqua Pennsylvania Sproul Road Water TankWhen it comes to potable water storage tanks, the Aqua Pennsylvania 10-million-gal Sproul Road ground storage tank in Philadelphia is about as big as they come. At 225 ft across and 40 ft high, this tank is critical to the Aqua Pennsylvania system. During the beginning of budget year 2014, the company determined that the massive tank needed to be recoated inside and out in order to be effectively maintained.  Continue reading A Large Undertaking

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A Moldy, Mildewed Rose Isn’t As Sweet

Roseville tankBy Linc York, Induron Sales Rep

August 7, 2000 was a banner day for the city of Roseville, Illinois. It’s the day Maguire Iron began erecting the new 250,000 gallon pedisphere water tank for the town. It was quite a sight.

On September 12th, the 1st-5th grade children and many town residents were there to watch the 200-ton crane begin to lift the pieces in place. One of the residents, Helen Perrine, told her brother-in-law, a member of the village board, that she sure wished they could “put roses on the new tower.” Be careful what you wish for! Continue reading A Moldy, Mildewed Rose Isn’t As Sweet

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