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Preface
PrefaceWater tanks are a vital part of the water distribution system. Since the late 1800s, thousands of steel plate water storage tanks have been constructed to store potable water in systems throughout the world. Because they were properly operated and maintained, some of those tanks are still in service today.Storage tanks are a significant asset, and they warrant proper maintenance and operation. In the late 1970s, E. Crone Knoy (past chair of the Steel Tank Committee, a member of the American Water Works Association [AWWA] Hall of Fame, and founder of Tank Industry Consultants) started a series of seminars to educate tank owners and operators about the basics of steel tanks. A…
Citation
Steve Meier; American Water Works Association: Steel Water Storage Tanks: Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Repair. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export