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Sample ATG Alarm & Warning Message

Introduction

 

During the day-to-day operation of a UST System conditions may arise, which indicate that a suspected or obvious release exists. Conditions of a suspected release or obvious release include the following:

 

Suspected Release

1.           Malfunctioning or damaged equipment

2.           Results from periodic leak detection tests

3.           Losses indicated my monthly inventory reconciliation logs

4.           Free product in secondary containment sumps

5.           Vapors and/or odors

6.           Activation of leak detection alarm and/or warning messages

 

Obvious Release

1.           The discovery of free product in a structure (e.g. basement of a building)

2.           The discovery of free product in underground sewer or utility lines

3.           Observable free product at or near the UST System;

4.           Soil discoloration

5.           Vapors and/or odors from a known source (e.g. cracked piping)