(EPA 510-K-20-002). August 2020.
This booklet provides easy-to-understand descriptions of several release detection methods for tanks and piping, as well as explanations of the regulatory requirements for release detection. Release detection methods include: secondary containment with interstitial monitoring, automatic tank gauging, continuous in-tank leak detection, statistical inventory reconciliation, tank tightness testing with inventory control, manual tank gauging, groundwater monitoring, vapor monitoring, and release detection for underground piping.
Release Detection Methods for Underground Storage Tanks and Piping: Straight Talk on Tanks (EPA 510-K-20-002). August 2020. (DOCX)(41 pp, 3 MB)You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.