Maguire Iron


Meet Your Nebraska
Water Tower Expert

Nebraska 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

Nebraska Rural Water Association

Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Natural Resources & Conservation

Expand Your Knowledge

Potentially Earn CEU or PDH Credit

What We Do

Your Water Tower Expert

Jake is the field representative for Maguire Iron in Nebraska and Iowa. Jake has been working in the Midwest since 2011 and is responsible for managing customers water storage tank maintenance and compliance as well as assisting with water quality management and winter weather freezing inside those towers. He has climbed and performed hundreds of inspections on towers and has been trained in OSHA regulations, State of Nebraska and Iowa regulations, and AWWA standards. He has given CEU training classes in multiple states informing operators and city officials about the important issues regarding our potable water storage facilities and their maintenance. Jake was raised in Omaha and currently lives in the Elkhorn area with his wife Jessica and their three children; Declan (8), Adalyn(6), and Mackenzie (1).  When I am not climbing and inspecting water towers, I enjoy pheasant hunting, playing golf, and coaching my kid’s athletic teams. Jake specializes in the following:

  • Water Tower Inspections
  • NACE certified coating inspector
  • OSHA Regulations
  • State of Nebraska and Iowa Regulations
  • AWWA Standards
  • Council Presentations
  • Customer Service

Jake Dugger

Water Tower Expert

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