Case Study

Leesburg, VA - Sycolin Elevated Water Storage Tank

Location

  • Sycolin Rd - Leesburg, VA - Loudoun County

Tank Size & Style

  • One (1) 1,500,000 Gallon CET Elevated Water Tank

Project Description

  • This was a new style of tank for this owner and will be the focus of this expanded business park. Requiring 570 days, Caldwell constructed this tank utilizing over 58 tons of rebar in the foundation and shaft and 230 tons of steel in the tank; plus over 1103 cubic yards (123 truck loads) of concrete (shaft & foundation combined).

Consulting Engineer

  • Hazen and Sawyer – Baltimore, MD

Fast Facts

  • 1/16' corrosion allowance in design
  • 131' to High Water Level; 141' overall height
  • 86' welded steel tank diameter x 39'-6" tank head range
  • 48' diameter concrete shaft (12" wall thickness)
  • 60" access tube through the inside center of the tank
  • 16" inlet/outlet pipe and 12" overflow pipe
  • 12' x 14' overhead door and a 36" x 84" man door
  • Complete Hydrodynamic Mixing System
  • Cathodic protection
  • Antenna provisions on the roof
  • Suspended ceiling in base of shaft with insulation

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