Water Towers: Rehab & Repaint

 In Water

Summary: All five of the City’s water tower structures are made of steel and  coated with paint to prevent undue rust and deterioration. Starting in 2017, one water tower each year will undergo comprehensive maintenance and repair followed by a repainting.


Funding: 100% City of Atchison Water Fund

Location: South Tower (Water Treatment Plant Campus), West Tower (near the intersection of Country Club & Pratt Rd.), North Tower (Riverbend International School Campus), 4th & M Tower (near Benedictine College), and Shannon Tower (Shannon Industrial Park).

Contractor: Maguire Iron

Status: Construction / Maintenance

Construction Start Date:

Safety/Sanitation Upgrades: February 2017 (Completed)

South Tower Recoating: December 2017 (Completed)

West Tower Recoating: May 2018 (Pre-construction)

4th & M Tower Recoating: 2019

North Tower Recoating: 2020

Shannon Tower Recoating: 2021

Completion Date: Maguire Iron has completed a series of safety improvements at all 5 water towers and has completed repairing and repainting the South Tower (shown below). Final completion of the full scope of work will not be until 2021.