Elevated water storage tanks are used to store water for fire protection and potable drinking water within a designated area or community.
Elevated tanks allow the natural force of gravity to produce consistent water pressure throughout the system. Based on the intended application
and needs of the distribution area, elevated water tanks can be engineered using a broad range of shapes, sizes, and materials.
For more than 100 years, Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group (PTTG) has been a dedicated steel tank fabricator and provider of quality above-ground
storage and elevated tanks for customers throughout the US. Our elevated storage tanks are engineered, manufactured, and constructed within
American Water Works Association and National Fire Protection Association (AWWA and NFPA) guidelines, and are built to meet location-specific
industry requirements and regulations.
Elevated Storage Tank Types
Elevated water storage tanks are typically manufactured by tank builders from carbon steel, which is inexpensive to form and exceptionally durable.
Carbon steel is easy to maintain, and steel elevated tanks have been known to last up to 60 years. Below is a list of some of the most common tank designs.
Constructed of a cylindrical side wall welded to an ellipsoid