Tag Archives: water tank

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

To Blast or Not To Blast? That is the Question

By Ben Rowland

One of the most important, and most common, questions raised when assessing the condition of an existing water tank is whether or not it is a candidate for overcoating, or if will it be necessary to blast clean the tank back to the bare substrate.

This is a simple question with a multitude of variables and answers. Some of the variables include: budget, tank site, condition of the existing coatings, the type of existing coatings, desired life expectancy of the coating system to be applied, desired coatings to apply, so on and so forth. Continue reading To Blast or Not To Blast? That is the Question

When the Going Gets Tough…

By Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

Some projects move right along and stay on course from the beginning, with little or no challenges or complexities. But what’s the fun in that? One of our recent projects proved to be an opportunity for forward thinking and innovation in the midst of complexities.

When I.K. Stoltzfus was hired to repaint a wash water tank and a 2 million-gallon clearwell for Aqua Pennsylvania at their Pickering treatment facility, they contacted Induron for the tools for the job.  Continue reading When the Going Gets Tough…