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  Bulk chemical storage - tanks and drums

Bulk chemical storage - tanks and drums If you store chemicals in tanks, mobile bowsers, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) or drums, you must take precautions to avoid causing pollution. Store oil and chemicals safely You must store any hazardous chemical in a suitable container that is: * sealed securely… read more


storage capacity or Comments For a single tank, is the secondary containment at least 110% of the maximum storage capacity of the tank? See calculation table, page 18 For two or more tanks in one secondary containment system, is the secondary containment at least 110% of the biggest tank's maximum storageread more


…ground level, it's difficult to inspect the tank and ancillary equipment to check the condition and for leaks. In England and Wales, we don't recommend the installation of new underground storage tanks and associated infrastructure below the groundwater table. Tank systems should be designed, constructed… read more

  Underground storage tanks for liquid hydrocarbons : Code of Practice for Installers, Owners and Operators of Underground Storage Tanks (& Pipelines)

…Rigorous inspection and checking of a completed storage system is vital. 3.18 Prior to placement in the ground, all tanks and pipework must be handled in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and kept in a safe environment to avoid damage to the tank or pipes due to punctures and any damage to protective… read more


…containment, for example a damaged vehicle fuel tank or split pipework. Portable storage tanks are usually made from synthetic rubber, polymers or reinforced plastic and they come in a variety of sizes. The small pack size and light weight of the tanks allows them to be easily and safely moved to the… read more


…with spills: PPG 22 May 2011 Page 2 of 20 The guidance doesn't cover: · containers above 1000 litres; · bulk storage in fixed tanks or mobile bowsers; · underground oil or chemical storage; · fire prevention and control; · air quality, although following the guidelines will help to protect air quality… read more

  EnvAgency PPG27_Eng. R13748

tank is considered to be an above ground storage tank and separate Agency guidance applies (see Reference 2). For the purposes of pollution prevention, it is best to store potentially polluting substances above ground. Other guidance from the Agencies may be relevant to those using underground tanksread more

  EnvAgency PPG14 R21514

…containment for the tank and its ancillary equipment. Please consult the manufacturer for details of design and performance to determine the appropriate use of these systems. Alternatively, contact the Agencies for advice. Secondary containment is needed for above ground fuel and oil storage tanks within 10 metres… read more

  Maintaining your oil storage equipment

storage. Qualified technicians should be a member of a professional scheme for qualified tank installers, for example the Petroleum Equipment Installers and Maintenance Federation (PEIMF) or the Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC). Good practice for storing oil underground Below-ground tanks and… read more


…information on SUDS see the CIRIA website in the websites list and references 6 and 7. PPG 5 page 7 2.2b Settlement lagoons or tanks To be effective a settlement lagoon or tank should retain contaminated water long enough for silt to settle out. The length of time will depend on the type of silt, with… read more

  Oil storage container requirements

…fittings requirements. Good practice Even if the Oil Storage Regulations do not apply, you should still store your oil responsibly and use appropriate containers which meet the regulations. PPG 2: Above ground oil storage tanks Make sure your storage tank has been type tested to a recognised standard and… read more

  Secondary containment systems for oil storage containers

…containment for your oil containers. PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB) You should have a pollution prevention plan in place, in case rainwater enters the bund and becomes contaminated with oil. Use an enclosed, proprietary tank system or roof over an open bund to prevent rainwater collecting… read more