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  • How to have a water storage tank refurbished

    A water storage tank should be refurbished or repaired by a professional and not tampered with by anyone else. However, there are a few things you can do for yourself if you suspect your water storage tank may need maintenance. Here are some handy tips on how you can make sure the process of refurbishing and repairing is ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Rainwater Tanks and Water Storage Tanks Help Beat Climate Change

    There is an increasing pressure and responsibility for not only individuals, but for businesses spanning all sectors (not just farming) to become greener and to join the fight against climate change.  One such method of conserving energy is through the implementation of rainwater harvesting techniques. Enduramaxx has traditionally helped farmers and those managing open spaces to implement ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Phoenix Industrial Cleaning after worker dies while cleaning storage tank at Wheeling, Ill., chemical manufacturer

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Phoenix Industrial Cleaning for 28 serious safety violations following the death of a worker who fell from ladder inside of a storage tank, apparently after being overcome by methylene chloride vapors at a chemical manufacturing facility in Wheeling on Nov. 29, 2012. "No job should cost a person's life because ...

  • Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Legislation to Renew DEP Storage Tank Programs

     Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law extensions of two important programs that enable the Department of Environmental Protection to prevent and clean up contamination due to abandoned or leaking underground storage tanks. The programs, which were set to expire June 30, are extended through June 30, 2017. "In addition to carrying out cleanups that protect public health and the ...

  • EPA Issues Two Grant Guidelines For State Underground Storage Tank Programs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued two final grant guidelines for states, which will implement key provisions of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The financial responsibility and installer certification grant guidelines require that an underground storage tank manufacturer or installer have the financial resources to clean up a site if a ...

  • Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under the program, WESTON will provide site investigation, ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • EPA Reports to Congress on Underground Storage Tank Program in Indian Country

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a report to Congress on implementation and enforcement of the underground storage tank program in Indian Country. The report describes the progress that tribes and EPA have made working together to prevent and clean up releases from underground storage tanks and discusses future challenges facing the program. EPA ...

  • U.S. Navy settles underground storage tank violations at Hampton Roads facility

    The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $5,855 penalty to settle alleged underground storage tank (UST) violations at its Building NH94, located at 7918 Blandy St., Norfolk, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. There are three 25,000-gallon underground storage tanks at this facility containing diesel fuel. Each UST is required to be tested every three years to make sure the ...

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under the program, WESTON will provide site investigation, ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Why choose a Cone Tank over a Vertical Tank?

    By far the most common polyethylene tanks produced by Enduratank are Vertical Storage Tanks. These come in many sizes and varieties from Potable and  ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Grants Available for Rainwater Tanks and Plastic Water Tanks

    Farmers Guardian brings us promising news for farming recently. £19 million is being made available to rural businesses in England under the Farming and Improvement Scheme (FFIS), as revealed by Owen Paterson, the Defra Secretary. The FFIS is a key part of England’s current rural development programme and provides grants designed to boost competitiveness of rural farming and forestry ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Goodman oil agrees to pay over $171,000 for storage tank violations at gas stations across Idaho (ID)

    Goodman Oil Company and Goodman Oil Company of Lewiston will pay a $171,091 fine for a series of fuel storage tank violations at former gas stations across Idaho under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice.  The settlement, approved by the federal court in Boise, Idaho on October 1, covers a range of violations beginning as early as ...

  • EPA Region 7 and Contractors Begin Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Former Strehlow Garage in Omaha, Neb.

    EPA Region 7 and its contractors have begun work to remove an underground storage tank from a former automotive garage in Omaha, Neb., as one step of clearing the way for city authorities to redevelop the property as part of a planned $5 million low-income housing project. The former Strehlow Garage, at 2107 N. 16th Street in Omaha, is currently owned by the Omaha Housing Authority (OHA), which ...

  • IPI offers quick disaster response solutions with collapsible storage tanks and water pillow bladders

    Preparation and the ability to respond immediately and decisively to global weather-related and other geological events that impact regions, communities and individual lives requires access to information and the right solutions. With both the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane season now upon us, it is an appropriate time for government, industry and citizens to review their state of preparedness ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • A roof, a tank and rain

    All it takes is a roof, a gutter and a tank to lift the poor out of drudgery. But is it that simple, ask Aisling Irwin and Aditya Ghosh? Mr Wijesinghe, of Meewellawa village, in the dry northwest of Sri Lanka, used to dread his neighbours calling round. A call, by custom, means serving a cup of tea. His well was dry for increasing portions of the year — and every drop had to be ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • TK 240-XT Portable Fuel Tank Cleaning System by ALGAE-X International

    ALGAE-X International (AXI), a Florida-based manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization technology, announces today the release of the TK 240-XT Portable Fuel Tank Cleaning and Fuel Transfer System. The TK 240-XT is the ideal solution to remove sludge and water from smaller diesel tanks while optimizing fuel quality at the same time.  With a compact footprint, the TK 240 is ...


    By AXI International

  • Improving clean in place technology

    Clean-in-place (CIP) is used in beverage bottling to clean syrup and water lines for a variety of reasons including flavor carryover prevention and microbial control. CIP also eliminates organic residues like precipitated proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other contaminants that harbor bacteria and may lead to microbial induced corrosion (MIC). Older, more traditional methods of CIP ...


    By MIOX Corporation

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