Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Version of section 25 from 2008-06-12 to 2017-06-01:

  •  (1) The owner or operator of a storage tank system that has turbine, transition, dispenser or pump sumps must, within two years after the day on which these Regulations come into force, visually inspect those sumps to determine if they are leaking and after that inspection they must either

    • (a) immediately use continuous sump leak monitoring for those sumps; or

    • (b) visually inspect those sumps annually.

  • (2) The continuous sump leak monitoring must

    • (a) use a petroleum product probe capable of detecting 1 mm of petroleum product or allied petroleum product on a concrete surface or 1 mm of petroleum product or allied petroleum product floating on the water within the sump; and

    • (b) have a probe that is capable of reporting the presence of petroleum product or allied petroleum product at the probe location within two hours of contact with that product at the lowest expected air temperature at the site where the probe is installed.

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