Burlington, also known as Chocolate City, USA because of its Nestle Chocolate factory, is located between Chicago and Milwaukee in Southern Wisconsin. In 2006, the City of Burlington hired Kapur & Associates to address its water storage needs. After carefully researching available options, the project team selected Preload as the preferred tank firm to design and construct a 500,000 gallon AWWA D110 Type III prestressed concrete water storage tank.
This Preload tank has a side water depth of 13.5’, an inside diameter of 85’, and includes a dome roof. Preload designed and constructed the free-span concrete dome roof to support the heavy snow loads experienced in this region of the country.
The tank’s aesthetic touches include a brick pilaster architectural treatment with a contrasting dome rim. In addition to providing communities trouble-free water storage, Preload offers a wide range of exterior tank colors and geometric alternatives to suit a community’s aesthetic needs.