Traditionalcooperage style water cisterns Hand-crafted from hand-selected western redcedar. Quality and craftsmanship that stands the test of time. Western RedCedar is the preferred wood species for building because of it"s resistance todecay and its dimensional stability.
Traditionalcooperage style of construction has been used for hundreds of years for winevats, water cisterns, and barrels. These cisterns arereal barrels. Both the side and the floor are made of only the finest topquality, 1 5/8" thick, kiln dried, 100% heartwood Western Red Cedar. Thefloor is supported by 4x4 cedar chine joists on 16" centers. This cedarbase elevates the cistern sides 1 1/2" off the ground allowing proper aircirculation under the floor. The integral construction of these cisterns allowsthem to be tower mounted. Inlets and outlets are provided to yourspecifications. The hoops are made from long lasting stainless steel flat bar.All the hardware is corrosion proof.
Ourwooden water tanks have custom made, heavy 25 mil flexible plastic liners, witha life span of 20 years when properly maintained. These liners are drinkingwater approved. These cisterns may also be combined with a modular roof design,easily transported and installed. The roof panels are supported by a central aluminumhub which also provides ventilation. All vents are screened to keep out birdsand insects. Cisternsare built, then disassembled for shipping. Two people can carry and setup thenumbered pieces, even on rock bluffs and uneven ground.
Unlikeconventional plastic tanks, which are an eyesore, our Cisterns are attractivestructures which add beauty and value to your landscape. Superior strengthconstruction lasts a lifetime. Unlike plastic, Western Red Cedar will notdeteriorate from UV radiation.
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