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Flash flooding, groundwater flooding, river flooding, storm surge and coastal flooding jeopardize the integrity of underground storage tank equipment, which may result in a release.

To help UST owners and operators prepare for this common natural disaster, Tanknology assisted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the development of an “Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide.” Although every situation is different and sitespecific circumstances will dictate specific courses of action, there are things that UST owners and operators should do before, during and after a flood occurs. There are even considerations to be made at the time of the UST’s installation.

Download the guide here.