Maguire Iron


MEET Your Illinois
Water Tower Expert

Illinois State
WATER Resources

At Maguire Iron, Inc. we believe in storing and protecting quality water. We do this by being the best water tank company for our customers and employees.

Maguire Iron is a family-owned and operated company based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota that has been in the water storage tank industry since 1915.

We offer a full spectrum of water storage tank solutions including:


  • 60,000 Square Foot Fabrication Shop
  • Foundations
  • Field Fabrication
  • Field Erection
  • Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Tank Parts
  • Quality and Safety

Tank Maintenance

  •  Maintenance Plans
    • Full-Service
    • Contract for Service
    • Inspection/Washout
  • Interior and Exterior Coatings
  • Steel Repairs
    • Riser Pipes
    • Ladders
    • Manways
    • Handrails
    • OSHA Upgrades
  • Water Quality
    • Active Mixing Systems
    • Chemical Cleaning
  • Emergency Services

Our range of operational capabilities consist of 33 states from the Rocky Mountains to Ohio, and North Dakota to the Gulf Coast, with occasional work in outlying states.

We employ approximately 170 full-time water professionals consisting of office staff, fabricators, welders, erectors, steelworkers, painters, inspectors and maintenance technicians. This includes 16 field crews performing field and site operations. We also have the expertise of an in-house engineering department, 4 SSPC C3/C5 Lead Abatement certified personnel, and Rural Water, AWWA, and AMPP professionals.

The Maguire Iron Difference

Our foundation is built on family values. We strive for excellence in everything we do. We strive to be the best and safest water tank company for our customers who trust our integrity. Trust our products and services. Trust our word to deliver what we say.

State Resources

American Water Works Association

Illinois Rural Water Association

Environmental Protection Agency

Illinois Municipal League Association

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What We Do

Your Water Tower Expert

My name is Darin Clarke and I am your Water Tower Expert in the State of Illinois. I was born and raised in Southern Illinois, Pinckneyville. I now reside in Springfield, IL. I am an AMPP Certified Coatings Inspector #63235. AMPP is the Association for Materials Protection and Performance. They are recognized globally as the experts in coating structures like steel and concrete water tanks and towers. I’m passionate about protecting the quality of water in our communities and for the past 10+ years I have specialized in:

  • Paint Specifications for Steel & Concrete Tanks
  • Water Tower Inspections on Steel & Concrete Tanks
    • Drained
    • Remote Operated Vehicle
    • Visual
  • Asset Management
  • Capital Improvement Plans
  • Infrastructure Sustainability Plans
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Procurement
  • Consulting
  • Budget Planning
  • CEU Presentations

Darin Clarke

Water Tower Expert

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