Release Detection Equipment Testing

Per EPA, maintain records of release detection equipment testing for at least three years.
https://www.epa.gov/ust/operating-and-maintaining-ust-systems-2015-requirements#release

Automatic tank gauge and other controllers

Test the alarm

Verify the system configuration

Test the battery backup

Probes and sensors

Inspect for residual buildup

Ensure any floats move freely

Ensure any shafts are not damaged

Ensure the cables are free of kinks and breaks

Test the alarm operability and communication with the controller

Automatic line leak detector

Ensure the device activates (alarms, restricts flow, or shuts off flow) within an hour when simulating a release equivalent to 3 gallons per hour at 10 pounds per square inch

Vacuum pumps and pressure gauges

Ensure there is proper communication with sensors and the controller

Hand-held electronic sampling equipment associated with groundwater and vapor monitoring

Ensure the device operates properly

Completion

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