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Caldwell Tanks, Inc. Awarded Two Tank of the Year Awards from STI/SPFA

Contact: Kevin Gallagher, P.E.

12:00 P.M. EDT, APRIL 23, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY APRIL 23, 2013:  Louisville-based Caldwell Tanks, Inc. was awarded the Elevated Tank of the Year as well as the Specialty Storage Tank of the Year by the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association for 2012.

Caldwell constructed (2) 3,000,000 gallon Composite Elevated Tanks for Loudoun Water in Virginia to win the Elevated Tank of the Year, marking the first time a Composite Elevated Tank has won the award. The Dulles South project, at 6,000,000 gallons, is the largest elevated water tank project on a single site in the country. The project was featured on the History Channel’s “Modern Marvels” episode “Under Pressure”. Additional recognitions are extended to Loudoun Water and to Hazen and Sawyer, Environmental Engineers and Scientists.

Caldwell constructed twelve Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage Tanks at the Solana Generating Station in Gila Bend, AZ to win the Specialty Storage Tank of the Year. The tanks were 122’ in diameter and 50’ tall with a total capacity of 36,000,000 gallons of combined storage. They include over 20,000,000 pounds of Carbon Steel, 10,000 linear feet of pipe and 60,000 linear feet of structural beams custom made from carbon steel plate product.


About Caldwell Tanks, Inc.

Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Caldwell Tanks, Inc. has been building innovative, customized storage tanks and vessels throughout North America since 1887. Caldwell is the industry-leading provider of liquid containment structures including elevated storage tanks, ground storage tanks, industrial Field-Erected tanks and vertical concrete storage structures. Caldwell also has divisions for tank asset preservation programs, power augmentation and coatings solutions.

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