How Water Towers Work
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Purpose and function of elevated water storage tanks.
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The job of finding enough water, making it safe to use, and then reliably distributing it to the system customers with almost no downtime is a monumental task that requires a lot of infrastructure. And, probably the most visible component of a public water system is the elevated storage tank, also known as a water tower. I’m Grady Hillhouse and this is Public Works, my video series on infrastructure and the humanmade world around us.

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Writing/Editing/Production: Grady Hillhouse
Animation: Stephanie White, Connor Claver, Dayan D'aniello

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