ECS Eclipse News

June 17, 2013 (comments: 0)

The ATG: Mr. Know-It-All

When I first entered this industry 11 years ago, I admittedly didn't know the first thing about how underground storage tanks worked, what was involved in operating them, or what it took to keep them in compliance.  Since then, I've had my hands in many things, and now feel as though I have a pretty solid understanding about each one of those things.  The one thing that seems to have really caught my attention through all these activities though, is the Automatic Tank Gauge (ATG).

Tagged under: ATG, ATG Monitoring, Compliance, UST

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May 9, 2012 (comments: 0)

What is an autodial Failure Alarm?

If you have a Veeder Root Automatic Tank Gauge (ATG) equipped with the proper communication equipment, it can be programmed to automatically call out to another device elsewhere (either a computer or a fax machine) and send specific reports and/or information about alarm conditions.

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February 8, 2012 (comments: 0)

Recent Field Inspection

During a recent inspection, I had been informed by site personal of an on-going issue of intermittent sensor alarms.

Tagged under: alarms, ATG, Inspection, manways, sensors

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January 12, 2012 (comments: 0)

Daily Inventory Reconciliation

Did you know that the Ohio Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulations (BUSTR) effective earlier this year eliminated the requirement for monthly inventory reconciliation for UST systems?  That’s right, the rule effective May 16, 2011 - O.A.C. 1307:7-9-07 - states that daily inventory control with monthly reconciliation is no longer required.

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October 19, 2010 (comments: 0)

Understanding Your Automatic Tank Gauging System

Being the owner and/or operator of an underground storage tank system you have a vested interest on the impact a leaking tank can have on the environment. Costly cleanups, liability, notices of violation, impacts to the environment and impacts to your business all can play a role if product is released.

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