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Rule 3745-55-94 | General operating requirements.


(A) Hazardous wastes or treatment reagents must not be placed in a tank system if they could cause the tank, its ancillary equipment, or the containment system to rupture, leak, corrode, or otherwise fail.

(B) The owner or operator must use appropriate controls and practices to prevent spills and overflows from tank or containment systems. These include, at a minimum:

(1) Spill prevention controls (e.g., check valves, dry disconnect couplings);

(2) Overfill prevention controls (e.g., level sensing devices, high level alarms, automatic feed cutoff, or bypass to a standby tank); and

(3) Maintenance of sufficient freeboard in uncovered tanks to prevent overtopping by wave or wind action or by precipitation.

(C) The owner or operator must comply with the requirements of rule 3745-55-96 of the Administrative Code if a leak or spill occurs in the tank system.

Supplemental Information

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Prior Effective Dates: 1/7/1983, 1/30/1986