May 11, 2015

Long-Lasting Tank Interior Coating Systems – Part II

by Tony Ippoliti

Got a new tank project upcoming? Want the interior coating of the tank to last a long time? Want it to last a long time without much maintenance, too? You’re able to do this if you’re aware of the AWWA D102 Standard and the Inside Coating Systems within it. Inside Coating Systems (ICS) are defined […]

April 20, 2012

Optically Active Pigment Shines Light of Longevity on Aqua PA Water Tower

by Waterblog Admin

Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (Aqua PA) recently needed to recoat the exterior and interior of an elevated wash water tank at their Neshaminy Water Treatment Plant. It was critical that the company, serving more than one million residents in 30 counties across southeastern Pennsylvania, used protective coatings that would deliver a long service life and present […]

October 26, 2011

Discover new, life-extending coatings for water and wastewater treatment plants

by Bob Murphy

Today’s high concentrations of corrosive microbial sulfuric acid can destroy older coating systems such as coal tar epoxy in months, not years. Fortunately, new coatings offer the high corrosion resistance required to protect water and wastewater tanks and pipe. Knowing which coating to choose depends on the specific application. To learn about these new coatings, […]

March 15, 2011

Taking Control of Corrosion

by Kevin Morris

We recently had the opportunity to provide a primer on corrosion and protective coatings in an issue of Water Environment & Technology Magazine (WE&T), the official publication of WEF. Corrosion costs big bucks – the annual cost of metallic corrosion in the U.S. is a whopping $276 billion or 3% of the U.S. gross domestic […]

July 1, 2010

Concrete Surface Preparation- It’s not as hard as you think …

by Bob Murphy

All surfaces receiving an application of thin film, medium film, laminate or mortar systems must be structurally sound, clean and dry.  Proper surface preparation is an extremely important factor in the immediate and long-term successful performance of applied coating and lining systems. The contractor responsible for the installation of a coating or lining system shall […]

June 28, 2010

Coatings for AWWA D-100 Welded Steel Tanks

by Bob Murphy

This past Thursday Tony Ippoliti presented the second in a series of Webinars dedicated to the Water Industry. Tony’s presentation covered the D-102 Standard  of AWWA and the products that Sherwin-Williams can offer to meet or exceed these requirements for potable water storage. Pre-Construction Primer In Tony’s presentation was highlighted the use of a shop-applied […]

June 21, 2010

New Webinar Registration Link

by Bob Murphy

We have automated the Sherwin-Williams Webinar series sign-up process. Just click on the title of the Webinar that you plan to attend and you will be automatically registered for that specific presentation. This is a great way to learn about topics related to Water and Wastewater Industry. It can be done during your lunch time […]

June 13, 2010

Show Me The Water

by Bob Murphy

Please join me and thousands of your fellow water professionals at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition, June 20–24, 2010, in the bustling city of Chicago. Come visit us at Booth 1537. Learn how Sherwin-Williams can protect your facility or structure from Start to Finish. You will see our complete line ANSI/NSF 61 approved coatings with […]

June 8, 2010

Water/Wastewater Webinar Series

by Bob Murphy

On June 3rd, the Water/Wastewater Team of the Sherwin-Williams Company launched a series of Webinars dealing with a variety of topics related to the industry. The inaugural Webinar was lead by Bruce Snyder, Business Development Manager. Over 50 individuals logged in to participate in the Webinar titled Infrastructure Linings and Rehabilitation. His talk covered corrosion […]

April 30, 2010

In the News – NSF and GEI Announcement

by Bob Murphy

ATLANTA and ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) and NSF International announced today the joint development of a health-based standard that addresses chemical emissions from products. This comprehensive standard will streamline the myriad methods currently used for measuring and limiting chemical emissions from products, and will incorporate the most recent science on […]