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New regulations

Post by CherokeeUST » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:06 am

The new Federal UST regulations (40 CFR 280) kicked in on 13 October. I have a general question for you guys.

Are line leak detectors even required anymore? You don't have to use ELLD's at new sites. So why bother paying extra for them? The 0.2 & 0.1 GPH line tests are not required if you have sump sensors.

If you use sump sensors with MLLD's do the MLLD's even have to be tested annually anymore?
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Re: New regulations

Post by fattermonk » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:54 am

California requires LLDs in statute and as of 10/13/18 now require ELLDs on emergency generator systems (AV alarm only). All systems with buried pressurized piping now require LLDs - no exceptions.
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Re: New regulations

Post by CherokeeUST » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:49 pm

Do they have to be tested annually still?
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Re: New regulations

Post by fattermonk » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:13 am

Yes. All LLDs are required to be tested annually in California. It's part of the annual monitoring certification. Simulated leak of 3.0 gph for most. The 0.2 gph on single-walled pipe is implied but I'm not sure how many testers/regulators are following that.

I'll discuss this (very briefly) at the CUPA Conference in February, specifically in regards to emergency generators.
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Re: New regulations

Post by DelRealTesting » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:48 pm

Looking for Owens Corning, Joor, Trusco Tank Charts. 10000-gall, 12000-gall, 15000-gall. or will someone be able to direct me to were I can get some. I believe all this Tank Company have gone out of business. Thank you.


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Re: New regulations

Post by CherokeeUST » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:15 am

Little off topic there, but here's your answer.
Owens Corning was purchased by Containment Solutions.
http://www.fiberglasstankandpipe.com/wh ... r-history/
Owens Corning Tank Charts are here.
http://containmentsolutions.com/fibergl ... harts.html

Joor made Plasteel Elutron tnaks.
https://www.trademarkia.com/joor-plaste ... 64466.html
Plasteel Tank Charts are here.
http://plasteel.com/data-finder/tank-ca ... on-charts/

Never heard of Trusco tanks. But if they are steel tanks both of these sites have chart calculators for steel tanks.
https://www.odayequipment.com/tank-calculator/
https://www.modweldco.com/resources/tan ... -generator
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Re: New regulations

Post by fattermonk » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:33 am

Ken Wilcox and Associates has a generic tank calculator. Assumes flat ends for steel and hemispheres for FRP tanks. Found here:

http://www.kwaleak.com/downloads/tank_calculator.htm
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Re: New regulations

Post by CherokeeUST » Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:51 pm

Another nice site with Tank Charts, Last Updated on 11/18/2019

http://unidocs.org/hazmat/ust/installat ... harts.html
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