Australian Standard AS 4897:2008 The Design, Installation and Operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems - Tasmania

Description

You must comply with this standard if you are an infrastructure owner and intend to install an underground petroleum storage system.

You will also need to comply with this standard if you replace storage systems or repair certain components of storage systems.

The new, replacement or repaired storage system must incorporate the mandatory equipment, be designed and installed in accordance with the standard.

This standard sets out requirements for the design and installation of underground petroleum storage systems for the storage of petroleum products or used oil, and provides requirements for the operation, maintenance, testing, repair and re-use of new and existing underground petroleum storage systems. This standard also sets out inventory control and loss investigation procedures that are appropriate to all underground petroleum storage systems.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulations 2020 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Contaminated Sites Unit

Environment Protection Authority

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 134 Macquarie Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au