About Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa is the largest city in Sonoma County, California, with a population of around 167,000 to about 175,000. It was founded in 1833. Santa Rosa is known for the many attractions it has; that includes the Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival every year.
It is also known for the performing and visual arts such as Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, the Santa Rosa Symphony, and the 6th Street Playhouse. The visual arts are represented by the Sonoma County Museum and many independent galleries.
Santa Rosa is home to a junior college, college, and university along with numerous schools.
Santa Rosa has also served as location on many films beginning in 1943 with The Happy Land and the latest movie was in 2012 Bad Ass.
What does Santa Rosa need like the rest of California? They need water Storage Tanks.
Why the need for water storage tanks?
Why the need for water storage tanks? The climate is first with only 74 days on average of rainfall each year for a total average of 32 inches. There are times when rainfall is below that average.
Second, the wildfire seasons each year destroys 1,000s of acres, homes, and businesses. In California, it is required to have a water storage tanks especially for fire prevention and drinking.
And third, water storage tanks can help save the land from heavy rain erosion by harvesting rainwater to be used as irrigation, flushing, or filtering and drinking it.
Types of water storage tanks for Santa Rosa
These tanks are used for various applications that include:
- Storing various types of liquid for manufacturing, industrial, and commercial use
- Storing drinking water for municipalities or public drinking water
- Storing various bulk and dry materials for commercial and industrial needs
- Perfect for wastewater, fire protection, bio-solids, sludge, and more
Above Ground Fiberglass Tanks
Above-ground fiberglass tanks are great for a number of uses and range in size from 4,000 to 42,000 gallons. Uses for this type of tank include:
- Waste water treatment plants
- Rain water and drinking water storage units
- Chemical industry needs
- Gas and petroleum needs
- Food processing industry
- Pulp and paper industry
These plastic tanks are the solution for most suburban and small commercial purposes. They range in size from 300 gallons to as high as 15,500 gallons. The above-ground plastic water tanks have several uses that include:
- Drinkable water
- Irrigation tanks
- Fire protection water storage
- Rainwater collection
The safest and most durable storage tanks for commercial and suburban storage of water and more. They can be single-walled or double-walled tanks. Types of uses for the stainless steel storage tanks include:
- Fermentation for winery or brewery
- Chemicals or fertilizers
Fire prevention tanks for protection or suppression come in many sizes and materials. From steel, fiberglass, to plastic they are used in areas that are rural for a number of different types of applications.
- Airports & Seaports
- Oil & Gas
The tanks that National Storage Tanks offers to meet all the state and local regulatory requirements for fire prevention.
These tanks are specifically made to meet the “non-toxic and safe for consumption” requirements by all regulatory bodies. They come in capacities all the way up to 5,000,000 gallons. The food-grade production and storage tanks are used in a variety of processes that include:
- Fermenting wine
These tanks meet the following:
- Compliant with local & state codes and standards
- Foundations are planned for site-specific location
- Above and below ground options
These plastic tanks are ideal for storing rain water for later use in irrigation. The tanks range in size from 130 gallons up to 4,995 Gallons. Gathering rain water from the roof will help stop the damage from erosion. It also stops polluted runoff that can harm creeks, ponds, lakes, and rivers.
Other benefits of collecting rain water are:
- Extra water on hand for emergencies
- Better for plants and gardens because there is no chlorine in rainwater
- Helps the environment with less erosion and pollution of creeks and other streams
Fresh safe drinking water is important especially after a natural disaster or other emergencies. Municipal drinking water tanks provide daily water to the residents. If you live in a rural area of the county you should also have a storage tank for clean drinking water as you never know when a disaster will hit.
These tanks come in various sizes up to 5,000,000 gallons. There are also various materials that tanks come in which are steel, fiberglass, and plastic. No matter what type of tank you choose you will have clean, safe drinking water.