Concrete Storage Tanks

Shay Murtagh Precast is the market leader in the manufacture and in the installation of Pre-stressed & Post-tensioned Concrete Storage Tanks in both the UK and in Ireland.

The Storage Tank system can be used for a wide range of applications including:

  • Water Storage Reservoirs
  • Aeration Tanks
  • Clarifier/Settlement tanks
  • SBR Tanks
  • Anoxic Tanks
  • Picket Fence Thickener Tanks
  • Slurry Storage Tanks

The system comes with capacities ranging from 35 cubic metres (7,700 gallons) to 15,000 cubic metres (3.30 million gallons) depending on the requirement

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This tank system is extensively used in the Water and Waste Water Industry and the company has undertaken thousands of Municipal and Industrial projects in both Ireland and the UK with the Local Authorities, Large Industry and Civil/Building Contractors


The Tanks, constructed by erecting precast and pre-stressed concrete wall panels on a circular reinforced concrete foundation base. The cylindrical tank walls, then post-tensioned circumferentially with greased and PVC coated super strand housed within a PVC ducts. When post-tensioning is complete a reinforced concrete upstand ring beam is cast on both sides of  the wall panel at the intersection of wall panel and foundation base.


Concrete roofs can be provided using a grid system of precast concrete columns and spine beams. These have a flat precast and pre-stressed concrete roof panels to cover the entire roof area.

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