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Stormwater Tanks

The United States Environmental Protection Agency defines stormwater as rainwater or melted snow that runs off into streets, lawn and other sites. Stormwater management refers to efforts to reduce stormwater runoff into surrounding areas and improve water quality. What Do Stormwater Detention Tanks Do? In developed areas, surfaces like pavement and roofs prevent precipitation from […]

Stormwater Detention Tanks: A Comprehensive Guide

The United States Environmental Protection Agency defines stormwater as rainwater or melted snow that runs into streets, lawns, and other sites. Suppose you plan on building a house in a flood-prone area. In that case, local regulations mandate you detain the stormwater, manage runoff, and ensure that the accumulated stormwater does not cause any environmental […]

Six Ways to Make Waste Management Easier After Hurricanes And Flooding

Whether it is the unprecedented downpour of 35.93 inches after Hurricane Florence, or the impact of Hurricane Michael – the most intense landfalling hurricane in the past 49 years, one of the major challenges after hurricanes is the tremendous task of waste collection. Types of Waste Management Issues After Hurricanes and Floods Apart from the […]

Secondary Containment Requirements for Aboveground Storage Tanks

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) are large metal tanks that store liquids and gases such as petroleum products, crude oil, chemicals, water, acids, and fertilizers. These bulk tanks come in various sizes and shapes and are a common sight in manufacturing across the United States. Due to the environmental impact of potential leakage, there are mandatory […]

Secondary Containment Berms Applications For Oil And Gas Industry

Spills at oil and gas sites are bad news. They can pose a significant risk to the team working on the site, contaminate the immediate environment, and even have the potential to create long-term health issues in the surrounding regions. That’s why the Environmental Protection Agency or EPA has strict regulations in place for oil […]

Risks Workers Face At Oil & Gas Extraction Sites

More oil and gas deposits, greater revenues, and a positive outlook are all setting the industry up for rapid expansion, which is helpful to the nation’s economy and creates job opportunities. However, more opportunities in the oil and gas industry lead to more workers facing risks at extraction sites that could result in accidents and […]

Primary Containment Options

Every industry that manufactures or treats hazardous materials requires primary containment solutions. Whether you’re using hazardous chemicals, oil, diesel, or processing waste, any unplanned or uncontrolled release of these materials can cause severe environmental hazards. Primary containment measures ensure that the material does not react with its immediate surroundings. Effective containment systems reduce direct contact […]