August 5, 2019

The Maguire Iron Podcast: 5: American Water Works Association

The American Water Works Association is an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational society dedicated to providing total water solutions assuring the effective management of water. Founded in 1881, the Association is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. AWWA’s membership includes over 4,300 utilities that supply roughly 80 percent of the nation’s drinking water and treat almost half […]
July 22, 2019
Water Tank Inspection

Water Tank Inspection Areas of Focus

Water towers are used as primary water storage for many communities. They are designed to provide safe potable water, reliable water pressure and fire protection. To keep a water tower functioning properly, annual inspections should be conducted.
July 17, 2019
Tin Man

‘Tin Man’ Demolished After Over 100-Years of Service

Brookings, South Dakota’s oldest water tower, affectionately known as the ‘Tin Man’, was demolished on June 18, 2019. Watch the timelapse of the 1902 water tank being torn down to make room for a new 500,000-gallon water tower that will be built by Maguire Iron. Read more about tthe demolition and the entire project in the Brookings Register.
July 12, 2019

City of Le Mars, Iowa Partners with Maguire Iron for Maintenance

The City of Le Mars, Iowa and its water department recently made the decision to choose one of Maguire Iron’s custom Full-Service Maintenance Plan to take care of the cities water tower maintenance needs.  Le Mars, Iowa – “Le Mars is a town of almost 10,000 people. We have over 4,500 meters in town,” said Le Mars Water Superintendent […]
June 25, 2019

Illinois Rural Water Association Partners With Maguire Iron to Conduct Trainings

Watch how the Illinois Rural Water Association is partnering with Maguire Iron to conduct training for water operators and city officials across the state of Illinois. Freeport, Illinois – “First of all, we are providing a service that is a no-cost service. The individuals that were in the room, they received four hours of education from industry experts at no […]
June 13, 2019

The Maguire Iron Podcast: 4: Illinois Rural Water Association Training and EPA Regulations

Training is an important aspect of ensuring clean potable drinking water. On this episode of the Maguire Iron Podcast, Dave McMillan of the Illinois Rural Water Association discusses what type of training is being provided to the association’s members and how he helped write and review the new Illinois EPA regulations.