Steel Facts: Coatings and linings for water storage tanks

NEW! Steel Facts No. 8: About coatings and linings for water storage tanks.

The purity of our drinking water is a neverending concern. At the local level, it must be stored in containers made of material that will keep the water safe from contamination and bacterial growth.


That’s why all water storage tanksconstructed of any material require protective coatings and linings. Steel Facts: Coatings and linings for water storage tanks offers information and explanation about protecting potable water storage tanks. In addition, the document explores the advantages of steel versus concrete construction.


Coatings and linings for water storage tanks is the latest in STI/SPFA’s series of Steel Facts documents. These handy pages present facts and figures about the benefits of steel tanks, researched by industry experts. The entire series is available for download and quantity duplication.

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