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Water Works reveals cause of tank collapse

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 now knows what caused 6 million gallon steel water tank to collapse.

Columbus Water Works officials say it was due to a failure that started along a welded seam of a door plate. Click here to read a press release from the Columbus Water Works.

That triggered a full top to bottom split in the tank back in April.

Water Works is in the process of replacing the tank with two four million gallon concrete tanks.

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