New York City Water Tanks

With over 100 years of excellence, we can proudly say:
If water runs through it, we do it.

IF WATER RUNS THROUGH IT, WE DO IT

Four generations of experience serving New York City

Throughout the years, we’ve learned our craft through both formal education and on-the-job training. We get our hands dirty. We understand because we’ve actually done the work. From turn of the century to state-of-the-art buildings, we have the technical and mechanical skills that enable us to understand every element of the job.

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Our services

Our mission is to put our clients above all by continuing to provide the highest quality, most reliable, and cost-effective products and services.

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Wood Tanks
Wood Tanks
Steel Tanks
Steel Tanks
Cooling Towers
Cooling Towers
Plumbing
Plumbing
Welding
Welding
Insulation
Insulation

Preventative maintenance

The key to a healthy and efficient building operation.

Richard Silver
Steven Silver
Helen Rolnik Silver
Matthew Silver
Meet the family

We’re not merely a family business.

We’re a generation to generation business. Sons apprenticing with their fathers. That’s what makes American stand out—we’re doing what we love, what we choose to do, and it’s the thread that runs through our company.

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Our Clients

Trusted by the city's most prestigious owners and management companies

Columbia University
Cushman & Wakefield
Douglas Elliman
Taconic Partners
FirstService Residential
JLL
NYU Langone Health
RFR
ExtraSpace Storage
Silverstein Properties

Compliance

Building Codes are created, improved, and enforced for your health and safety.

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New York City Fire Department
NFPA
New York City Health
New York City Buildings
Educational Hub

What we’ve learned over 100 years, made accessible to you

New York City’s water tanks, cooling towers, and plumbing systems are intricate systems that require a great deal of understanding city and state regulations. We have gathered some of our videos, webinars, and documents to help you learn.

The New York Times
Videos

New York Times: Inside NYC’s Water Towers

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Videos

Modern Marvels: The History of Water Tanks

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Webinars

The Impact of Coronavirus on NYC’s Drinking Water

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Documents

NYC Department of Health: Guidance for Reopening Buildings

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Documents

Centers for Disease Control: Guidance for Reopening Buildings

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