Containment Berms News

  • Innovation Remains Key to Husky Success

    Since its founding in December 2004, Husky Portable Containment has strove to be the best at everything it does, leading to a series of one-of-a-kind innovations that continue to shape the fire industry. Innovation, however, is only one of several categories that remain at the forefront of Husky's priorities, with the other being quality, customer service, price and lead time. Excelling in these ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • CH2M to design coastal resiliency solutions in Manhattan

    The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), the primary capital construction project manager that builds many of the civic facilities in New York City, has selected CH2M as part of a team to deliver preliminary and final design services for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project in the borough of Manhattan. A mitigation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Company adding jobs, relocating

    Success is easy to see in the smiles of one local couple. With two new patents and an expansion of their business in the coming weeks, Jay and Pam Claeys, owners of Husky Portable Containment, have a lot to be happy about. After filing for one patent in 2005 and another in 2011, Husky Portable Containment was finally approved last month for two patents for Jay’s designs, one for “Easy ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Quick Sandbagging for Spring Flooding 2014

    According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook for 2014, rivers in half of the continental USA are at minor or moderate risks of flooding this spring. The SandMaster sandbagging attachment may be just what your community needs to provide the protection when a flood event threatens your ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • Interstate Products, Inc. offers more models of spill containment berms for online shoppers

    Interstate Products Inc. continues to expand their spill containment berm product line with the addition of new portable models available for immediate purchase online for fuel, acid and chemical applications. Interstate Products is a preferred source for spill containment products and berms that provide EPA and OSHA compliance. The addition of spill berms to the web store offers customers the ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Interstate Products, Inc. offers more models of spill containment berms for online shoppers

    Interstate Products Inc. continues to expand their spill containment berm product line with the addition of new portable models available for immediate purchase online for fuel, acid and chemical applications. Interstate Products is a preferred source for spill containment products and berms that provide EPA and OSHA compliance. The addition of spill berms to the web store offers customers the ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Report: Fourth of NYC could be flood zone by 2050s

    By the 2050s, more than 800,000 New York City residents could be living in a flood zone that would cover a quarter of the city's land and New Yorkers could sweat out as many 90-degree days as is now normal for Birmingham, Ala., as effects of global warming take hold, a scientists' group convened by the city says. With local waters a foot to 2½ feet higher than they are today, 8 percent of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hose Bridge for Spill Containment Berms

    POL Systems, Magnolia, Arkansas announces the release of its Hose Bridge for use in the Oil & Gas Industries.   The Hose Bridge is a patent pending design for use with Spill Containment Berms with 12” side walls.    Spill Berms are used for secondary containment of hazardous materials.  The Spill Berms are commonly used with frac ...


    By POL Systems, LLC

  • ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope

    ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc, has signed a Consent Agreement and Final Order with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stemming from a December, 2007 spill near their Kuparuk Unit petroleum facility on Alaska’s North Slope. As part of the agreement, the company paid a $45,000 penalty. “Any oil discharge on Alaska’s North Slope can cause harm,” said Jeff KenKnight, ...

  • Unique experiment with geotextile

    This is on behalf of Rivierenland Water Authority. Therefore, a  15 m wide and 0,5 m long GeoDetect filter and detection system, provided by Ten Cate, has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be used for monitoring. GeoDetect was developed to detect ...


    By Deltares

  • Kelly-Moore Paints Introduces Next Generation Zero-VOC Colorants

    Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., a leader and innovator of waterborne-coating technology and the first company to offer recycled paints and higher performance no-VOC paints, is now introducing new zero-VOC colorants. These products will maintain excellent interior air quality during application ...


    By Marketwire

  • ASTM D4511 - 11 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity of Essentially Saturated Peat

    Values of hydraulic conductivity determined by this test method may be useful in making rough preliminary estimates of the initial rates of drainage and compression of peat deposits when the only effective stress increase on the deposit is that resulting from a moderate, gradual lowering of the water table. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Ready T-Bracket Spill Berms measure up to largest spill containment and support requirements

    Oil spills and discharges most commonly happen during the oil storage container transfer process, and during fuel and chemical deliveries. Even though the majority of spills involve less than 100 gallons, most facilities that maintain above-ground storage of more than 1320 gallons of oil are still required to have oil spill plans in place as part of EPA and other regulatory rules. It is ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Deadline to prepare farm SPCC plan is November 10th, 2011

    The Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulatory requirements for farming, ranching and other agricultural operations are outlined in The Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Code of Regulations 40 CFR 112.  As part of these new rules an SPCC Plan is required by all facilities subject to the regulation and is designed to help prevent any discharge of oil into ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Industry leading foam wall spill containment berms now in 2” to 6” wall heights

    Drive-over foam wall spill berms are used to protect facilities, industrial grounds and other heavy equipment from spills during routine hazardous liquid handling tasks such as the transfer, filling, and discharging of tanker trucks. Secondary containment berms are specifically designed to contain spills, leaks and potential runoff of hazardous liquids like oil, fuel and other environmentally ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Basic Concepts` New Revolutionary Spill Containment Berm Hits the Market

    Basic Concepts introduces the next generation in secondary containment, the Patent Pending Rigid-Lock Quickberm. How does one continue to lead the market after 23 yrs? By reinventing the standard. Since its introduction, the original ...


    By Basic Concepts - Spill Berms

  • Basic Concepts Introduces the Next Generation in Spill Berms, the Rigid-Lock QuickBerm

    Basic Concepts introduces the next generation in spill berm protection, the Rigid-Lock QuickBerm.  The article describes the features and benefits of the Rigid-Lock QuickBerm that obsoletes all other berm products.  The article addresses the need for a hinged right angle "L" bracket berm.  The Rigid-Lock QuickBerm meets this need providing a maximum useable area, minimum tripping ...


    By Basic Concepts - Spill Berms

  • Collapsible Tanks For Fuel Farms

    Portable Tank Group, an American tank supplier for static fuel storage and emergency water reserve, was asked to provide large capacity flexible collapsible tanks for fuel farms to the mining industry overseas. The purpose of these flexible tanks is to ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Interstate Products provides guidance and solutions to SPCC farmers

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has re-published a March 2011 federal Environmental Protection Agency Fact Sheet which provides specific guidelines and information regarding the Clean Water Act’s, Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) information for ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

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