Water Tower Press Release

Press Release 5/13/2022

The 1.25-million-gallon composite Redwood Water Tower was damaged during the severe thunderstorm that moved across Brandon on May 12th, 2022. This composite water tower is currently under construction and is not utilized by the City’s water system. Residences will not have any water disruptions due to the damage at this water tower.

 
The site was reviewed and determined that there are no public safety concerns.  
 
See below for a statement from the City’s structural engineers for this project.

 

CB&I Media Holding Statement
On May 12, 2022, a dust storm with winds up to 80 miles per hour moved across the state of South Dakota. The strong winds caused damage to a composite elevated tank located in Brandon, SD, designed and under construction by CB&I. Our operations and engineering teams are working with city officials to assess the extent of the damage and develop plans to implement repairs.
 
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