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Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Version of section 35 from 2008-06-12 to 2017-06-01:

  •  (1) If the owner or operator of a storage tank system uses an oil-water separator in the operation of the system, the operator must

    • (a) each month, measure, as close to the baffle as possible, the thickness of the free oil layer and the separated solids layer and keep a record of those measurements with the date of measurement; or

    • (b) use an oil-water separator that is electronically monitored.

  • (2) If the owner or operator becomes aware of a leak in the storage tank system or a spill, they must, without delay, measure the thickness of the free oil layer and the separated solids layer in the oil-water separator and keep a record of that measurement.

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