Northeast Water Tower

Project Overview:

This project is located northeast of Norfolk and consists of construction of a 750,000 gallon elevated steel water storage tank and improvements at the northeast booster station including the installation of a 100 Hp booster pump, bypass line, valves, piping, fittings, electrical, painting, and all other work associated with the northeast booster station.

Bottom of Structure

Project Schedule:

  • Invitation for Bids was published on September 12, 19, and 26, 2019. 
  • Bids for the project were opened on October 10, 2019.
  •  City Council awarded construction of the Northeast Industrial Elevated Water Tank Alternate Bid Section "A" to Gerard Tank & Steel Inc. and construction of the Northeast Industrial Booster Station Improvements Bid Section "B" was awarded to Rutjens Construction, Inc.  October 21, 2019
  • Gerard Tank & Steel began site clearing in March, 2020 followed by tank over-excavation, structural backfill, grading, and foundation work.
  • Tank erection is taking place during the summer with painting occurring during fall of 2020.
  • Rutjens Construction anticipated pump delivery onsite around April 1, 2020.
  • Piping and electrical work will take place as weather permits.
  • The entire project is scheduled to be complete by November 1, 2020.

Project Funding:


Project Documents and Images:

Invitation for Bids

Bid Tabulation

City Council Minutes 10-21-2019

Contact for Further Information:

Steven Rames
Public Works Director/City Engineer