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Preventing Ice Damage in Potable Water Tanks

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Every winter, thousands of water utilities across the United States and Canada deal with the consequences of cold weather, such as main breaks and equipment outages. While these emergencies come without warning, they are obvious and visible when they do occur. But in other parts of the water distribution system, cold weather can create another risk that is hidden from view: ice accumulation inside water storage tanks.

This whitepaper provides information on:

  • The risks of ice formation in water storage tanks
  • Traditional approaches for managing ice
  • Active mixing as a new ice prevention tool
  • Utility case studies on ice prevention