Storage Tanks

Protecting groundwater

Well Water Program

Contamination Evidence

  • Petroleum odor in wells or basements.
  • Tank inventory losses.
  • Spills.
  • Detection of leaks.


  • Corroded tanks.
  • Poor installation and/or maintenance.
  • No testing for tank leaks.
  • Poor inventory control.
  • No leak backup containment.
  • Deterioration of abandoned tanks.


  • Proper installation, maintenance, leak testing and inventory control.
  • Permit compliance.
  • Leak backup containment.
  • Removal of abandoned tanks or filling with inert material.