Water tower

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A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water distribution system for the distribution of potable water, and to provide emergency storage for fire protection.wikipedia
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Tankhouse

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In California and some other states, domestic water towers enclosed by siding (tankhouses) were once built (1850s–1930s) to supply individual homes; windmills pumped water from hand-dug wells up into the tank in New York.
A tankhouse (also spelled tank house or tank-house) is a water tower enclosed by siding.

Water distribution system

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A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water distribution system for the distribution of potable water, and to provide emergency storage for fire protection.
When a surface reservoir at the ground level cannot provide a sufficient hydraulic head to the distribution system, an elevated water tower can also be used.

New York City

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In certain areas, such as New York City in the United States, smaller water towers are constructed for individual buildings.
A distinctive feature of many of the city's buildings is the roof-mounted wooden water tower.

Reservoir

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Water towers often operate in conjunction with underground or surface service reservoirs, which store treated water close to where it will be used.
Many service reservoirs are constructed as water towers, often as elevated structures on concrete pillars where the landscape is relatively flat.

Water stop

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Water towers were used to supply water stops for steam locomotives on railroad lines.
To accumulate the water, water stops employed water tanks, water towers and tank ponds.

House in the Clouds

The House in the Clouds in Thorpeness, located in the English county of Suffolk, was built to resemble a house in order to disguise the eyesore, whilst the lower floors were used for accommodation.
The House in the Clouds is a water tower at Thorpeness, Suffolk, England.

Örebro

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The first and original "Mushroom" – Svampen in Swedish – was built in Örebro in Sweden in the early 1950s and later copies were built around the world including and Kuwait.
The water tower of Örebro, named Svampen (The Mushroom), is a popular destination as an outlook tower.

Union Watersphere

World's Largest Water Tower
The Union Watersphere is a water tower topped with a sphere-shaped water tank in Union, New Jersey and characterized as the World's Tallest Water Sphere.
The Union Watersphere, also known as the Union Water Tower, is a water tower topped with a sphere-shaped water tank in Union, New Jersey, United States and characterized as the World's Tallest Water Sphere.

Wrocław Water Tower

Some have been converted to serve modern purposes, as for example, the Wieża Ciśnień (Wrocław water tower) in Wrocław, Poland which is today a restaurant complex.
The water tower at Sudecka Street (formerly Hohenzollernstraße) in Wrocław was designed by Karl Klimm, a reputed local architect.

Goldbergturm

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Some water towers are also used as observation towers, and some restaurants, such as the Goldbergturm in Sindelfingen, Germany, or the second of the three Kuwait Towers, in the State of Kuwait.
The Goldbergturm is a 51 metre high water tower on the Goldberg (gold mountain) at 48.70167°N, 9.0175°W in Sindelfingen, Germany.

Steam locomotive

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Water towers were used to supply water stops for steam locomotives on railroad lines.
Water was supplied at stopping places and locomotive depots from a dedicated water tower connected to water cranes or gantries.

Bankstown Reservoir

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Bankstown Reservoir is a heritage-protected water tower and a local landmark situated in the suburb of Bankstown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Kuwait Towers

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Some water towers are also used as observation towers, and some restaurants, such as the Goldbergturm in Sindelfingen, Germany, or the second of the three Kuwait Towers, in the State of Kuwait.
The second tower is 147 m high and serves as a water tower.

Water tank

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A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water distribution system for the distribution of potable water, and to provide emergency storage for fire protection. The Union Watersphere is a water tower topped with a sphere-shaped water tank in Union, New Jersey and characterized as the World's Tallest Water Sphere.
Elevated water tank, also known as a water tower, will create a pressure at the ground-level outlet of 1 kPa per 10.2 cm or 1 psi per 2.31 feet of elevation.

Eveleth, Minnesota

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Cities in the United States possessing side-by-side water towers labeled HOT and COLD include Granger, Iowa; Canton, Kansas; Pratt, Kansas, and St. Clair, Missouri; Eveleth, Minnesota at one time had two such towers, but no longer does.
Eveleth at one time was one of a handful of U.S. cities with side-by-side water towers labeled "HOT" and "COLD".

Guaranteed Pure Milk bottle

* Guaranteed Pure Milk bottle in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Guaranteed Pure Milk bottle is a landmark water tower in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, located at 1025 Lucien L'Allier Street (previously rue de l'Aqueduc).

Canton, Kansas

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Cities in the United States possessing side-by-side water towers labeled HOT and COLD include Granger, Iowa; Canton, Kansas; Pratt, Kansas, and St. Clair, Missouri; Eveleth, Minnesota at one time had two such towers, but no longer does.

Mechelen-Zuid water tower

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Topped by a decorative stainless steel tube, it is claimed to be the highest water tower in the world.

Poldertoren

The Poldertoren is a water tower at the town center of Emmeloord, Netherlands.

Vukovar water tower

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* Vukovar water tower in Vukovar.
Vukovar water tower (Vukovarski vodotoranj) is a water tower in the Croatian city of Vukovar.

Granger, Iowa

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Cities in the United States possessing side-by-side water towers labeled HOT and COLD include Granger, Iowa; Canton, Kansas; Pratt, Kansas, and St. Clair, Missouri; Eveleth, Minnesota at one time had two such towers, but no longer does.
Granger is well known for having two water towers, with one labeled HOT and the other labeled COLD.

Lüneburg Water Tower

Lüneburg Water Tower (Wasserturm Lüneburg) is a water tower in the southeastern part of the Lüneburg old town in Lower Saxony, Germany, designed by the architect Franz Krüger (1873–1936).

Norton Water Tower

Norton Water Tower is a water tower in Norton, Runcorn, Cheshire, England.

Jumbo Water Tower

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Jumbo Water Tower is a water tower at the Balkerne Gate in Colchester, Essex.

Germantown, Maryland

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The Earthoid, a perfectly spherical tank located in Germantown, Maryland is 100 ft tall and holds 2000000 gal of water.
A steel water tower modeled after the Earth can be seen from orbiting satellites in outer space.