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Aboveground Storage Tank Cleaning and Inspections by Clean-Co Systems to meet current regulations

New tank storage certiifcations and regulations will require the draining, cleaning and inspecting of all fuel storage tanks by authorized vendors. We keep your single underground storage fuel storage tank or entire above ground tank farm operational at meet or exceeds federal and statel storage regulations. 

AboveGround Storage Tanks, AST's, are used primarily for the storing of petroleum products and regulated primarily under 40 CFR 112.

Storage tanks are also used to store hazardous waste, refining products, chemicals, petroleum oils and non-petroleum oils including animal fats and oils and greases, fish and marine mammal oils, and vegetable oils.

The frequency of and type of testing must take into account container size and design (such as floating roof, skid-mounted, elevated, or partially buried). In July 2012 EPA released a helpful fact sheet on bulk storage container inspections.

Aboveground Storage Tank Inspections - including bunkered or partially buried storage tanks

Rules and guidelines established by the federal government require operators of facilities with storage containers to combine visual inspection with another testing technique such as hydrostatic testing, radiographic testing, ultrasonic testing, acoustic emissions testing, or another system of non-destructive shell testing. Comparison records must be kept and the container's supports and foundations also inspected. 

Liquid level sensing devices must be regularly tested to ensure proper operation. Keeping AST and partially buried tanks cleaned and well maintained provides opportunity to test all devices. Heat exchanger and coil cleaning can be provided by the same professional Clean-Co Systems crew. 

If field-constructed aboveground containers undergo a repair, alteration, reconstruction, or a change in service that might affect the risk of a discharge or failure due to brittle fracture or other catastrophe, the container is evaluated for risk failure due to brittle fracture or other catastrophe and appropriate actions taken. 

As tank farms continue to age and new ASTs are brought online, let Clean-Co create your strategy for a maintenance program to safely extend the life of your Tank Storage. 

Contact Clean-Co Systems to schedule your maintenance and inspections for Aboveground Tank services today. Call our office at 866-922-2626.