underground tank Articles

  • Standards for hydrogen refueling stations

    At the end of May 2004, International codes council (ICC) has approved several standards relating to hydrogen storage in refueling station. The ICC fire code now allows for liquid hydrogen storage in insulated underground ...

  • Rapid Analysis of Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) in Soil and Water by Infrared Spectroscopy

    In 1988 the US EPA estimated that there were 3 to 5 million underground chemical storage tanks (UST’s) in the United States, of which up to 1% would develop leaks every year. In response to growing concerns about the quality and future availability of safe drinking water, federal and state programs have begun to systematically replace virtually all UST’s installed before 1986 either with above ...


    By Buck Scientific Inc

  • Petroleum Management case study

    Service performed: Underground storage tank removal Summary: Our environmental team responded to a request from the General Services Administration (GSA) to determine the size and contents of an underground storage tank (UST) that was no longer in use at a facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. After subsurface investigations, the tank was identified to contain ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Installation of the new Glen Head water tank begins

    Six months after the dismantling of Glen Head's nearly 100-year-old water tank at Dumond Place began, its replacement began on Tuesday. To manufacture the new facility, several hundred meters high cranes were brought to the site Monday in preparation for Tuesday's installation: the 500,000-gallon tank will store water for Glen Head, Sea Cliff, Roslyn Harbor, Old ...


    By Righetto Serbatoi S.r.l.

  • El Centro Regional Medical Center - El Centro, CA - Case Study

    Prior land use was for “El Centro Motors”, an automobile dealership and service facility. There was some contamination in the soil & groundwater due to underground storage ...


    By CETCO

  • Case study - Advanced

    This rainwater system does double duty, providing pressurized irrigation water while simultaneously aiding the efficiency of the building’s rooftop cooling system. Project: AdvancED Location: Alpharetta, GA Application: Landscape Irrigation and Evaporative Cooling System(s): 30,000 Gallon Underground Tank w/ H2 ...

  • Case study - TV personality in the chilterns

    The GRAF Carat 6500 litre underground tank is installed under a spacious patio at the back of the house and the manhole cover is decked in the same sandstone slabs as the rest of the surface. The Site A television personality, whose identity is not published at his/her request, is delighted with the rainwater harvesting system at their new-build home in a quiet village in the ...

  • Primary School in Essex gets a rainwater harvesting system

    Rainwater Harvesting System for primary school The Westborough Primary School, near Southend-on-Sea, has ordered a complete rainwater harvesting system from market leader Aquaco. The system comprises of a 10,000 litre single piece underground rainwater collection tank and the Aquaco inline wire mesh leaf filter. A dual submersible pump set provides 100% standby ...

  • Underground Water Tank Construction: A Guide

    Building an underground water tank is one of the most vital ways of protecting your home or business against the danger and devastation of a bush fire. It can be a lengthy process, but if you plan every section of the build comprehensively and make sure your contractors are prepared for every eventuality, you’ll be able to get your underground water tank completed and doing the job it was ...


    By Versatile Tanks

  • Climate resilience strategies of Beijing and Copenhagen and their links to sustainability

    Like numerous other cities, Beijing and Copenhagen are experiencing more frequent urban flooding due to increased impervious cover and climate change. Consequently, huge investments are foreseen to maintain resilience. Analyses of planning documents and interviews with key stakeholders reveal that in their climate resilience strategies both cities do employ alternative approaches based on ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • GPR survey to locate USTs and piping at a retail facility

    PROJECT: GPR survey of a retail facility LOCATION: Spokane, Washington PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Designed and performed a tight-line / saturation Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey of an active retail property, to determine the presence, if any, of buried 1950s-vintage underground storage tanks (USTs). Performed onsite instrument "calibration" with known ...


    By ECA Geophysics

  • Partially buried & underground tanks - Case study

    Topics: potable, stratification/waterage, short-circuiting, chlorine ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Development of resistivity probes for continuous monitoring of pollutant in porous media

    In this study, an attempt has been made to develop resistivity probes and an experimental setup capable of simulating the field conditions concerned with migration of pollutant through the porous media. The porous media chosen for the present study is commercially available uniformly graded sand; while Sodium Chloride solution was considered as the pollutant. For the continuous monitoring of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BOS 200 LNAPL Remediation at budget rental car site in Louisville, Kentucky USA

    Background Information The Budget Rental Car Site was a former retail gasoline and diesel service station existing on approximately 3 acres located in Louisville Kentucky, USA. The investigation and corrective action work conducted at the facility was under the oversight of the Kentucky (KY) Department for Environmental Protection (KDEP), Division of Waste Management (DWM), Underground ...

  • Sol S.p.A., a technical gas producer, saves 20% of water by usage of Ferrofos 8441 - Case Study

    Water savings and customer satisfaction proven 1. KEYWORDS Once through cooling system, Ferrofos® 8441, Antiscaling, water savings 2. BACKGROUND The plant of SOL S.p.A in Marcianese (CE) produces N2O for medical uses in cryotherapy. The system runs with well water with a hardness of 36°f (360 ppm CaCO3) that is collected ...


    By Kurita

  • How To Effectively Recover Free Product At Leaking Underground Storage Tank Sites - A Guide For State Regulators

    Over 315,000 releases from leaking underground storage tanks (USTs) were reported by state and local environmental agencies as of March 19961. EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks (OUST) anticipates that at least 100,000 additional releases will be confirmed in the next few years as tank owners and operators comply with the December 22, 1998, deadline for upgrading, replacing, or closing ...

  • Remediation oversight and monitoring case study

    Service(s) performed: Underground storage tank removal and contaminated soil excavation and disposal Summary: In a residential and commercial area of a major U.S. city, an abandoned gas station site was targeted for redevelopment. To assist the area’s remediation efforts, our environmental team removed a 15,000-gallon underground storage tank, performed ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Eastern foods - Oil skimmers, inc. Skimmers recover $6,000 of Waste oil per year - Case study

    Oil Skimmers Inc. units continuously draw the oil-covered tubing up and out of the water, through the scrapers mechanism, and return the clean tubing to the water surface to gather more oil. The collected oils travel down a boom into an underground tank. Two Model 6V Brill™ floating collector tube skimming units are ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Grey water recycling system for midlands library

    Midlands Library Grey Water Recycling System Aquaco has won and is delivering an important contract for a grey water recycling system for a public library in the Midlands. Aquaco feels that a main strength of its business is in grey water recycling which collects bath, basin and shower water, filters and disinfects, and then recycles the water for use in toilet flushing. ...

  • Underground storage tanks case study

    MacDill Air Force Base A Phase II environmental site assessment was conducted at a military base in the southeastern United States. As part of the ESA, GeoView was contracted to perform the geophysical site assessment. The purpose of the geophysical investigation was to determine the presence and location of any underground storage tanks that may be buried within the boundaries of the ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

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