Ten Tips on Tank Prep For Winter



As winter approaches, it is critical to prepare your water storage tanks. Regardless of how severe the weather is, winter will impact your steel storage tanks. Below are a few simple techniques which can keep your steel water tanks in top condition:

  • Check for signs of corrosion on metal surfaces (interior and exterior)
  • Ensure screens are intact on roof vents and overflow piping
  • Examine tank for potential areas of contamination such as roof hatches and other shell penetrations
  • Verify operation of liquid level indicator
  • Visually inspect tank interior for level of sediment accumulation
  • Review tank for potential safety concerns; anti-fall equipment, roof railing compliant with current codes, etc.
  • Perform coating assessment to evaluate lifespan remaining
  • Inspect foundation for integrity and potential seismic upgrades required
  • Purchase and install tank mixer systems to maintain water quality
  • Prioritize and plan service/maintenance

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