Water Towers: Rehab & Repaint
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.