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Basics of API 653 Standard for Aboveground Storage Tanks

By |2021-05-18T10:10:01-05:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|

Storage tank owners usually hear the term API 653 Standard in the context of aboveground storage tank inspections.  This is rightly so, because API 653 is the internationally recognized standard for inspecting aboveground welded storage tanks storing products at atmospheric pressure. However, the API 653 Standard covers more than the requirements for an API

New West Virginia Regulations for Aboveground Storage Tanks

By |2021-05-18T10:05:14-05:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|

The deadline to register above ground storage tanks (“ASTs”) subject to the West Virginia Aboveground Storage Tank Act (“Tank Act”) has passed but more is on the horizon for tank owners.  This includes upcoming deadlines as well as recently published draft regulations to flesh out the details of the Tank Act. First, AST

Differences of Field Erected Tanks and Shop-Fabricated Tanks

By |2021-05-18T09:57:53-05:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|

Aboveground storage tanks are essential to life as we know it.  So many products that we use in our daily life relied in some part on an aboveground storage tank that contained fertilizer, water, oil, a processing chemical, or some other liquid. While the purpose and concept are exactly the same, there are two

How PVC Secondary Containment Liners for Aboveground Storage Tanks Work

By |2021-05-18T09:59:25-05:00May 18th, 2021|Blog|

Flexible Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Secondary Containment Liners are more commonly used in the liquid fertilizer industry to satisfy many state secondary containment requirements for aboveground storage tanks.  Most secondary containment methods serve as catch containers and only come in contact with the product when it leaks from the tank.  A flexible PVC internal tank

Chris Brooks Speaks About Storage Tank Maintenance Issues at Fluid Fertilizer Workshop

By |2021-05-18T09:32:05-05:00May 17th, 2021|Blog|

The Fluid Fertilizer Foundation held its 2014 Fluid Technology Workshop in Sacramento on December 9th and 10th.  Focusing on liquid fertilizer, the various speakers addressed topics including water testing, crop management with marginal water quality, plant operation, formulation and compatibility issues, UAN composition variability, and soil testing methods. Chris Brooks from Heartland Tank Services, Inc.

Many Tanks and Happy New Year!

By |2021-05-18T09:29:54-05:00May 17th, 2021|Blog|

As we wind down 2014 and look ahead to 2015, the staff at Heartland Tank Services, Inc. wanted to take the time to thank all of our customers, vendors, and others who made the past year successful.  While most business evaluations of success are measured simply in widgets, which for our business are aboveground

Indiana Legislature Considers Above Ground Storage Tank Registration Bill

By |2021-05-18T09:28:22-05:00May 17th, 2021|Blog|

The Indiana Legislature has before it Senate Bill 312 regarding above ground storage tank registration.  The Bill was introduced by Sen. Ed Charbonneau and Sen. Mark Stoops.  This Bill appears to be following the lead of West Virginia in requiring above ground storage tanks to be registered with the state environmental department. The West

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