Drive plates, or lids, protect tank components from traffic, liquid, and debris. They should be properly maintained and inspected every time a spill basin or sump is accessed.
Every petroleum dispensing facility should have spill kit on site to immediately address and clean up a spill.
Learn more about the EPA recommended steps for protecting an underground storage tank system against flood damage.
Thinking about closing one of your underground storage tanks temporarily? Before you do, check out this list of EPA requirements for temporarily closed tanks and don't forget to check with your state regulator!
Tank monitors are programmed to go into alarm if anything is not as it should be with a storage tank system. All alarms should be addressed immediately.
The USEPA has required that UST systems be compatible with the products stored within since 1988. New regulations have been passed by EPA to further ensure system compatibility as newer fuels and blends enter the market.
Class C UST Operators are often the first line of response in emergency situations. When their training is complete, each operator should have a basic understanding of these four topics.
Checklists for before, during, and after a fuel delivery to an underground storage tank.