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Out of Sight, Out of Mind Part II, Episode 4: Meet The Crew

In this episode, we meet the dive crew at Ron Perrin Water Technologies Inc.  Our company uses commercially certified divers to clean and inspect potable water tanks and towers. We will look at the training needed to do this type of work and the procedures used to dive into potable water facilities.  Sediment that collects on…

Outer Space and Water Towers

The Water Tower and Outer Space Connection with Neil deGrasse Tyson. Turns out Neil deGrasse Tyson is a fan of water towers. In this short video Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how water towers work.

Tap Talk Episode One

In our new video series Tap-Talk where we discuss what is really in your water system. For years we have been working on a feature-length documentary film. Our working title is “Out of Sight- Out of Mind, what’s in your water?” This video series will tap into some of the things that we found along…


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Ron Perrin, SHEP

Former Master Texas Peace officer, Entrepreneur and diver. Ron started RPWT in 1997 keeping it a family business while maintaining high standards.

To date, Ron Perrin Water Technologies, Inc., has inspected over 10,000 water storage tanks. The methods Ron has developed to inspect and clean potable water storage tanks and towers have saved millions of gallons of treated drinking water and have improved the quality in hundreds of water systems. In 2013 Ron Perrin became an OSHA outreach trainer and is currently an authorized construction trainer.

In 2015 Ron was contracted by the Environmental Training Institute at the University of Texas at Arlington to develop a training program to safely inspect water storage tanks.  WTR 308 Water Storage Inspection Techniques was offered for the first time in the 2015 summer catalog.  One of the techniques is the proper use of remote underwater cameras and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) to inspect water storage tanks and towers.

See: www.ronperrin.com


Specialist in Safety and health (SSH)             2013

Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) 2014

Safety and Health Environmental Professional (SHEP) 2015

Published Works:

Inspecting and Cleaning Potable Water Storage  (Second Edition Due out in 2021)

By Ron Perrin. 158 page book. SBN 10: 1-4415-3244-7 

Municipal Sewer & Water magazine: September 2010

Article title: Look Inside – Inspection & Cleahttps://www.mswmag.com/editorial/2010/09/looking-insidening of potable water storage tanks 

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