Success Stories

  • Feeding the Pasta Passion: Italgrani Bulks up Storage for Future Growth

    Everyone loves pasta, right? Americans consume one-fourth of the world’s pasta, and the average person eats nearly 20 pounds a year. So it should come as no surprise that semolina is big business. From field to factory to table, companies like Italgrani are working hard to fulfill an insatiable demand. The St. Louis based company […]

  • Defeating the Elements to Deliver More Water

    There’s iron in your well water, you’re sitting on a fault line and your soil is silty. Three strikes and you’re out, right? Not if you’re the Anna-Jonesboro Water Commission, which fearlessly prevailed against the challenges of nature with help from its allies: Aquastore®, CST and J.T. Blankinship Engineering. AJWC is a wholesale water supplier […]

  • Seven Considerations for Tanks

    When buying a water storage tank, the configuration and selection process often is something that needs to be done in the early stages of project design. To apply for and secure funding that may be available, timing of construction and overall project costs will play a factor in the determination. Because many municipalities have a […]

  • 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 […]