After completion of the update of the City’s Water System Master Plan, several projects were identifided. A new 1.0 MG elevated storage tank was recommended to directly connect the proposed new 24-inch backbone transmission main in a centralized location of the City’s distribution system. This storage improvement would additional reliability and capacity for 20 years into the fuuture. In addition, the provision of an alternate bid for a 1.5 MG tank was considered, was competitively bid and awarded for an increase in capacity, under budget. The project specifically involves the following:


  • Construction of 1.5 MG composite style elevated storage tank.
  • An active mixing system incorporated into the tank to improve water quality and reduce tank stratification during hot summer months.
  • High performance tank coating system featuring two City of Goose Creek 3-color logos prominently displayed.
  • Incidental site piping to connect to the new 24-inch transmission main.
  • Telemetry system to integrate with the Santee-Cooper water plant and provide monitoring information for the City.
  • Project included permitting assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration airspace encroachment.
  • Project included assisting the City of Goose Creek with procurement of a low interest State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan to fund the project.

See the Goose Creek Water System Elevated Storage Tank progress video here.

Key Facts

Goose Creek, South Carolina
City of Goose Creek
Project Type
Elevated Storage Tank