Water Storage Tank Inspection & Evaluation

Water Storage Tank Inspection & Evaluation

Project Manager

Water Resources / Brandon M. Neal, P.E.

SUA Project No. 16WG09

What We're Doing

Stillwater Utilities Authority trustees authorized a professional services agreement with Kleinfelder in March 2016 to provide inspection services, tank cleaning and recommendations on improvements and maintenance for the City's water tanks. Examples of possible recommendations include adding tank mixers to improve water quality, installing access hatches to meet safety requirements, painting, and replacing corroded pipes and structural members. 

Project Benefits

There are eleven water storage tanks in the City's distribution system. Like any infrastructure, the tanks require periodic maintenance and improvements.

How We're Paying For It

Funds for the construction of the project and associated services will come from the City's Water Capital Fund. Total cost of the services is projected at $401,782.

Latest Project Update

April 28, 2017: Kleifelder has drafted reports for each tank and presented their findings to staff. They are now preparing final reports and a prioritized set of recommendations.

Project Timeline

April 12, 2016: This project will extend the life and improve the reliability of the City's water storage tanks.

June 2, 2016: Inspections of the tanks are complete. Kleifelder's inspections uncovered some areas needing repair.

Actions Authorized by Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA):

  • 3.7.16  | SUA-16-13 |  Recommendation for the inspection and evaluation of                                           water storage tanks


(Posted April 12, 2016):

Water Storage Tank Inspection.

Water Storage Tank Inspection