Success Stories

  • Why Perform Inspections?

    Like all physical assets and equipment, the longevity and safe optimum operation of the tank is based on the condition of the asset. A proactive inspection program can identify several potential hazards so they can be corrected early with much less downtime and lower cost. When considering the performance of a steel bolted tank, there are […]

  • After a Quarter Century, Lake Hallie’s Aquastore Tank Remains Corrosion-Free

    The Village of Lake Hallie, Wisconsin is served by a CST Aquastore® tank that’s older than the town itself. Lake Hallie was incorporated in 2003, 11 years after the tank was built. The 25-year-old tank has performed so well that the Village hadn’t given it much thought until it commissioned the construction of a brand […]

  • One Customer, Many Tanks

    Watts Bar is like most rural utility districts. It serves 6,100 customers in parts of five counties in southeastern Tennessee, between Knoxville and Chattanooga. But one thing makes Watts Bar different from most utilities: its largest customer is a nuclear reactor. The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, part of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), sits on […]

  • Oklahoma City Expands Filtration Capability with Aquastore Tank

    Things have come a long way since the Land Run of 1889, when settlers got their water from three wells: at the train station, south of the train station and in the vicinity of Santa Fe and Main. Today, the city’s water comes from a network of six man-made lakes—much of it fed by the […]

  • Never Tapped Out: Tanks Withstand the Test of Time

    Take a drive down I-65 south of Nashville and about the time the strains of country music give way to a chorus of songbirds and crickets you’ll know you’ve crossed the line into Marshall County, Tennessee. Towns like Chapel Hill, Cornersville, Petersburg and county seat Lewisburg dot the map, serving up the charm and peaceful […]

  • Cool Runnings: Dow Achieves Max Efficiency with Aquastore®

    Every morning when you pour a cup of coffee or tear open a package of frozen waffles, the science of Dow Chemical is there to help make your breakfast convenient and fresh. Dow makes high performance materials that go into food packaging, personal care products, medications and clothing—to name a few. Dow’s breadth of technologies […]

  • A Growing Community Expands Their Expectations

    Ron Popeil coined the phrase “set it and forget it” to sell those amazing kitchen gadgets. But the phrase applies to more than slow roasting a rotisserie chicken. Take water storage, for example. When you’re a rural district serving a vast area with limited resources and staff, you need to be able to trust your […]

  • Standing Tall in Sopchoppy: Aquastore® Tank Is Built to Last

    Deep in the Apalachicola National Forest in the Florida panhandle where U.S. 319 makes a crankhandle turn lies the community of Sopchoppy. It’s an Indian name that means “dark water” or “twisted river.” In fact, the Sopchoppy River is one of the most pristine in the whole state and it attracts a crowd for boating, […]

  • A Grand Storage Solution No Monkeying Around with Aquastore and CST

    Who doesn’t want to be thriving well into their 70s? At 74, Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma is getting better with age – like an eternal Fountain of Youth. The idea for a lake was hatched in the 1930s when local leaders set out to dam the Grand River to supply water and control flooding. […]