Big Red's likenss is towering over campus. The "Topping of the Tank" at BGMU's new water tower near Western was held at a public reception. It took several hours for the bowl to reach the top of the two-and-a-half million gallon tank. The water tank cost one million 662-thousand dollars and is being paid for through a series of loans and built up reserves. The tank is expected to improve fire protection and help maintain water quality in Bowling Green.