Cost Estimate for Steel Water Tower In Nigeria

Just a few days ago, I got an email from a reader, he asked for the Cost Estimate for Steel Water Tower In Nigeria and I gave him a very straight answer. In my answer, I suggested the best way to buy a water tower for his project and he was grateful. 

Today you are going to enjoy this to the fullest!
I am going to write on the Cost Estimate for Steel Water Tower In Nigeria, including the cost of workmanship and this I believe will be beneficial for my readers especially those reading from African Nations and Africans reading from any part of the world

Water Tower Definition

 
According to a definition from Wikipedia, a water tower is best described as a structure designed to provide elevated support for water tanks and are usually designed according to the recommendations of a Plumber, water engineer to provide sufficient pressure for a water distribution system.
Cost Estimate for Water Tank Tower
Water tank tower in active duty located in Nigeria
Water tower could be designed with concrete or steel but in this article, we are going to be looking at the cost estimate for construction and installation of steel water tower In Nigeria.
 

How Effective Is steel Water Tower

 
Steel water towers are usually made of steel. When professionally constructed, steel water towers are strong and durable and allows for serviceability when the need arises.
 
They are cheap compared to concrete water towers.
 
In this article, the estimation will be made for a tower required to support 6000 Liters (1320 Gallons) of water. This means our water tower till provide support for 3 water tanks of 2000 liters each.
 

Materials for Steel water Tower Construction

 
Choice of Materials required to Construct steel water tower depends on the budget of the client.
However, if you are a steel fabricator, I suggest you always make clear the difference between Steel water tower designed with Galvanized pipe and that designed with Steel Pipe as the strength and durability is never the same.
 
1. Steel/Galvanized Pipe
2, 4mm Angle Iron
3. 3mm Angle iron
4. Brass Plate
5. Electrode
6. Paint
7. 1.5mm Angle iron
 

Cost Estimate for Steel Water Tower In Nigeria

 
In this section, you will get to know the number of materials required to construct steel water tower and as mentioned above, this water tank is to provide support for 3 water tanks with a storage capacity of 2000 Liters each.
 
Also, note that 2 different Estimate shall be provided after which you will be encouraged to take the best option which is a little more expensive.
 

Quotation for Steel Water Tower

Water Tower Option A

Construction Material: Galvanized Pipe
 
Quantity Of Materials and price
 
1. 6 Length of 4 Inch Pipe – 84,000
2, 4 Length of 2 by 2 by 4mm Angle Iron – 25,000
3. 12 Length of 2 by 2 by 3mm Angle iron – 42,000
4. 7 Length of 1.5mm Angle iron – 16,000
5. Brass Plate – 6000
6. Electrode and Paint – 9000*
7. Standing – 18,000
7. Workmanship – 35,000
 
Total —————— N231,0500
 
 
Water Tower Option B
 
Construction Material: Steel Pipe
 
Quantity Of Materials and price
 
1. 6 Length of 4 Inch Pipe – 114,000
2, 4 Length of 2 by 2 by 4mm Angle Iron – 22,000
3. 12 Length of 2 by 2 by 3mm Angle iron – 42,000
4. 7 Length of 1.5mm Angle iron – 16,000
5. Brass Plate – 8000
6. Electrode and Paint – 10,000*
7. Standing – 25,000
7. Workmanship – 50,000
 
Total —————————–287,000
 
 

Which Is the best Option

Between options A and B, i will always suggest clients go for the best because it is durable and gives no headache, Option B is best for Residential Buildings.
 

Note: Ensure you make a market survey in your area as prices listed were obtained in Delta state, Nigeria.

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If you live outside Nigeria and would love to have this constructed for you, ensure the engineer or welder knows his work and has experience for the job before you push your money.
 
Well, this is the cost estimate for steel water tower in Nigeria. so if you have been looking for the cost of constructing steel water tower in Nigeria, you have it.
 
Depending on where your project is located, you may notice a slight difference in price but i am sure it won’t be up to 20% of what i have here.

Credits: Image Source – Facebook Post by Author
Reference: Guardian Constructors Welding Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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