Water Storage



CB&I has provided superior value and reliability to the water and wastewater industry for more than a century. We built our first elevated water storage tank in 1894, pioneered the transition to welded steel tanks in the 1930s, and developed the original Watersphere®, Waterspheroid® and Hydropillar® storage tanks.

We provide turnkey design-build services for water and wastewater projects, handling everything from concept through placement and service. This approach is possible because our people have extensive hands-on experience in all aspects of project development, from process selection and design, engineering, fabrication and procurement to foundations work, construction and painting.

 

Unmatched Experience

Our reputation and history in the design and construction of water storage is unmatched. Over the past century, CB&I has built more than 25,000 elevated water tanks, pioneering better tank designs and storage. Our Waterspheroid and Hydropillar elevated tanks are the most popular styles in use today. Our cost-effective Composite Elevated Tanks combine a reinforced concrete support pedestal with a steel tank. We also design and build hydropillars, reservoirs and standpipes—ground-level tanks that can be built for any capacity and dimension.

Specifications, Drawings and Brochures for CB&I Water Storage Tanks:


Soil Investigations for Elevated Tanks​

Waterspheroid® Elevated Tank Specification
Waterspheroid® Elevated Tank Drawings
Waterspheroid® Elevated Tank Brochure

Composite Elevated Tank Specifications
Composite Elevated Tank Drawings
Composite Elevated Tank Brochure
 

Hydropillar® Elevated Tank Specification
Hydropillar® Elevated Tank Drawings
Hydropillar® Elevated Tank Brochure

Reservoir & Standpipe Specification
Reservoir & Standpipe Brochure

 

Protective Coatings for Welded Steel Reservoirs

 

Elevated Water Storage Tanks

CB&I’s experience in the design and construction of water storage is unmatched. Over the past century, CB&I has built more than 25,000 elevated water tanks, pioneering better tank designs and storage technologies. Our Waterspheroid® and Hydropillar® elevated tanks are the most popular styles in use today.

Reservoirs & Standpipes

Both reservoirs and standpipes are ground-level water storage tanks that can be built to virtually any capacity and dimension. Reservoirs have a greater diameter than height, and standpipes have a greater height than diameter. 
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