That big city water tank on the northwest edge of Kirksville which recently received a fresh coat of paint also got some renovations that will make future repairs easier. Public Works Director John Buckwalter tells KTVO it had been 20 years since the tank had been emptied for repairs. It’s 40 years old. Some changes to the tanks structure will make things easier in future years:
The tank has been off line for two months. Officials recently refilled it and brought it back online.