Requirements for Field-Constructed Tanks and Airport Hydrant Systems
This online engineering PDH course provides information on underground storage tanks (UTSs), in particular, field-constructed tanks (FCTs) and airport hydrant systems (AHSs) used for storing and maintaining various types of substances.
Underground storage tanks form a crucial part of our country’s fueling infrastructure. It is important for USTs to be constructed, maintained, and operated in a manner such that petroleum and other regulated substances are stored safely.
The operation and design of Field-constructed tanks (FCTs) and airport hydrant systems (AHSs) is different from conventional UST systems. Consequently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced additional requirements and regulations to help prevent any potential issues which might arise from these systems. Leaks of hazardous substances and releases contaminate soil and ground water supplies, threatening both human health and the environment. Therefore, it is necessary to follow the established regulations, proper installation and maintenance requirements to help prevent and detect harmful releases from UST systems.
This 4 PDH online course is applicable to industrial, environmental, and civil engineers as well as others who are interested in learning more about Field-Constructed Tanks, Airport Hydrant Systems and their associated regulations.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the basics of UST systems
- Learning about the regulations on FCTs and AHSs
- Learning about the different components that comprise each system
- Understanding the requirements for installing and maintaining FCTs and AHSs
- Understanding the key duties and responsibilities of a system owner
- Knowing the release prevention requirements and safety procedures
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Requirements for Field-Constructed Tanks and Airport Hydrant Systems”, which is based on the EPA document “Requirements for Field-Constructed Tanks and Airport Hydrant Systems”, reference EPA 510-K-17-002, dated October 2017.
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