Cadillac, Michigan 1,000,000 Gallon–Exterior Overcoat & Wet Interior Repaint


100_6353The 1,000,000 Gallon Toro Ellipse Water Storage Tank located in Cadillac, Michigan is currently undergoing an exterior overcoat, wet interior roof repaint, and dry interior partial repaint.

The exterior was high pressure water cleaned, spot power tool cleaned, and overcoated to improve the exterior aesthetics. 

The wet interior was abrasive blast cleaned to remove existing coating and coated with a new 3 coat epoxy system.

The dry interior was abrasive blast cleaned and coated with a new epoxy coating system.

Repairs include the following:

  • Replaced manway gasket
  • New wet interior roof hatch
  • Replaced fill pipe insulation
  • New wet interior ladder
  • New roof safety rail with painters rail
  • New frost free roof vent

Dixon Engineering, Inc.–2014 New Hires

Dixon would like to welcome our new hires for 2014 to the inspection team.  From left to right we have, Joe Merrifield, Tim Davis, Kelly Green, Dustin Houghton, and Nate Engel.

Dixon New Hires 2014

Joe Hoban, P.E.

Dixon Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Hoban, P.E. to our staff, as a Wisconsin Senior Project Engineer.  Joe brings to Dixon over 13 years of experience with water storage, supply, treatment, and antenna installation projects.  He is also a professional engineer in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, and Wisconsin.


Joe will be responsible for business development, project management, antenna installation engineering, and field inspections on Dixon Engineering storage tank rehabilitation projects throughout Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  Please contact Joe for assistance with your next storage tank inspection, repainting, or antenna installation project.

New Dixon Website

Welcome to the new Dixon Engineering, Inc. website.  We are in the process of adding a lot of new content and contact information.  We will be updating this site on a regular basis to keep everyone up to date.  If you notice any broken links or problems navigating our new site please send an email to and he will resolve the problems as soon as possible.  Thanks for visiting!!