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Chapter 2: UST System Components

As the Class B operator you are required to make sure that the UST system(s) installed at the facilities for which you are responsible comply with the requirements of the State of Wisconsin Comm 10 code of regulations for operating and maintaining those systems.

 

This chapter provides you with information about the function and operation of the various components that comprise a typical UST system.

An underground storage tank (UST) system is a complex assembly of many types of components designed for the storage and transfer of various liquids for different purposes and uses.

 

UST systems come in many shapes, sizes and configurations.   UST systems can include tanks and piping that is single- or double-walled construction.   Tanks can also be single- or multi-compartment design.