Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 3/18/1998
March 15, 2023
MARCH 18, 1998
The new 500,000-gallon tank, built in the summer of 1997 as part of the Whitehall water improvement project, has had a series of leakage problems since it was filled. Representatives from the Town of Whitehall, water project engineers (Damschen & Associates), the water tank contractor (Sharbono Construction), and water tank manufacturing (Peabody) met in Whitehall and inspected the tank. An initial, tentative finding was that the foundation for the tank was faulty and would need to be improved. To do the improvement, the tank itself may have to be dismantled and then reconstr...