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    1. Elevated Water Tank Group Members: Borja Garca de Soto Juvenal Santana Lazaro Mesa Charles Alfaro

    3. Dimensions of TankCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank Cylindrical shape with a dome. Maximum volume of water is 1,893 m3 (500,000 gallons) Tank height of 11.58 meters, plus 2.00 meters dome height. Diameter of Tank 15.00 meters.

    4. MaterialsCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank Built in 1978 by P.D.M. Hydrostorage Inc. Made of Corrugated Steel/Steel. Containing Three Concrete Floors. A Foundation of 3 Meters Thickness of Reinforced Concrete.

    5. Water SupplyCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank Water comes from the Biscayne Aquifer, a groundwater source. The groundwater is treated at Harris Field treatment plant. The treated water is pumped through the inflow/effluent pipes.

    6. Water SupplyCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank Water enters to the four main supplier wells and is pumped to the tank via four individual pumps. Each well containing an individual pump of 2.84 m3 per minute capacity. An average of 11.36 m3 per minute leave the tank.

    7. Water Volume CurveCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank

    8. DamagesCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank There have not been any major damages to the tower since it was built. During hurricane Andrew only the two entrance doors were damaged.

    9. MaintenanceCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank The structure of the tower is inspected every five years. Every year they measure the paint thickness, and repaint it if necessary. The inside of the tank contains a layer of catargic, in order to avoid corrosion.

    10. ImprovementsCity of Homestead Elevated Water Tank From a single flow meter, to a four individual flow meter in each of the tanks feeding pipes.

    11. Special Thanks to:City of Homestead Elevated Water Tank Richard Grant - Chief Operator Jose M. Delgado - Operator Brian Coleman - Instrument Technician Steve Anderson - Operator

    12. Thank you for your attention.