Success Stories

  • The City of Petoskey Combats Odor Control with Custom Aluminum Domes

    Tucked snugly along eight miles of northern Lake Michigan shoreline, including Little Traverse Bay, the City of Petoskey, Michigan, is a resort community and prime destination for both tourists and residents. The City of Petoskey’s Department of Public Works is designed to treat 2.5-million-gallons of wastewater daily. Situated near the coastline, the wastewater treatment plant […]

  • How to Identify Value in Competing Silo Proposals

    This article aims to explain the language and terminology of supplier silo proposals and help interpret the most common units of measurement so you can make an educated comparison and an informed decision, because no matter what some people may think, a silo isn’t just a silo. During a recent client meeting, I asked how […]

  • Covina Reservoir: A Cover for the Ages

    Reservoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but that doesn’t deter the professionals who specialize in municipal water projects. Just ask the team that upgraded Cypress Street Reservoir in Covina, CA. Situated in the San Gabriel Valley about 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the city of Covina serves nearly 50,000 residential water patrons […]

  • Harvestore XL Unloader Increases Storage Volume

    What’s in a Kitchen Cabinet? More Than You Think! Most people would agree the kitchen is the most important room in the house. After all, it’s where family and guests always seem to congregate. If you’re building a home, you probably invest more in the kitchen than any other room. And nothing seduces a homebuyer […]

  • Aquastore Helps Secure the Future

    Agriculture is the lifeblood of our great nation. There would be no industry, innovation or commerce of any kind without human life sustained by the meat, grains and vegetables produced in the Heartland. South Dakota’s agriculture makes a $25.6 billion economic impact every year1 , and that impact is felt throughout the country because South […]

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    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 […]

  • 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 […]