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UST Program - LG 113

UST Program - LG 113

ACCEPTABLE TEST PROTOCOLS
ALPHABETICAL BY TEST METHOD, THEN BY PROTOCOL DATE


  • Aboveground Storage Tank Leak Detection Method
    • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Mass-Based Leak Detection Systems for Aboveground Storage Tanks”, Ken Wilcox Associates, October 20, 2004

  • Automatic Electronic Line Leak Detector
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Pipeline Leak Detection Systems”, EPA/530/UST-90/010, September 1990.
    • Protocol for Reduced Testing Evaluations for Extending Line Volume or Additional Types of Line Construction Materials, Ken Wilcox Associates, March 8, 2011

  • Automatic Mechanical Line Leak Detector
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Pipeline Leak Detection Systems”, EPA/530/UST-90/010, September 1990.
    • Protocol for Reduced Testing Evaluations for Extending Line Volume or Additional Types of Line Construction Materials, Ken Wilcox Associates, March 8, 2011

  • Automatic Tank Gauging Method
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Automatic Tank Gauging Systems”, EPA/530/UST-90/006, March 1990.
    • “Test Procedures for Comparison of Different ATGS Probes”, Ken Wilcox Associates, March 27, 2000.
    • “Test Procedures for Comparison of Different ATG Consoles”, Ken Wilcox Associates, October 4, 2010.

  • Bulk Underground Storage Tank Leak Detection Method (50,000 Gallons Or Greater)
    • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Mass-based and Volumetric Leak Detection Systems for Bulk Field-constructed Tanks”, Ken Wilcox Associates, November 2000.
    • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Evaluation of Bulk Field-constructed Tanks”, Ken Wilcox Associates, February 1996. (Evaluations prior to November 2000 only)
    • “Protocol for Certification of the ASTTest Mass Balance Leak Detection System”, ASTTest Systems Inc., May 1997. (Evaluations prior to November 2000 only)

  • Continuous In-Tank Leak Detection Method
    • “Evaluation Protocol for Continuous In-Tank Leak Detection Systems”, Midwest Research Institute, April 7, 1995.
    • “Evaluation Protocol for Continuous In-Tank Leak Detection Systems”, Jairus D. Flora, Jr. Ph.D., January 7, 2000.

  • Continuous Interstitial Line Monitoring Method (Pressure/Vacuum)
    • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Evaluation of Vacuum Interstitial Monitoring Methods,” Ken Wilcox Associates, September 1996.
    • “Draft European Standard prEN 13160-32”, Leak Detection Systems - Parts 1-7 2, Version 2.0, European Committee for Standardization, August 2001.
    • “Evaluation Protocol for Vacuum-Wrapped Pressurized Portions of a Fuel Containment and Dispensing System”, Revision 3A, Jairus D. Flora, Jr., Ph.D., December 15, 2006.

  • Continuous Interstitial Monitoring Method (Liquid Filled)
    • • “Test Procedure for the Evaluation of Double-Wall Pipe with Liquid Filled Interstice for Loss Prevention”, Ken Wilcox Associates, May 21, 2004.
    • • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Evaluation of Liquid Level Sensors,” Ken Wilcox Associates, September 1996.
    • • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Automatic Tank Gauging Systems”, EPA/530/UST-90/006, March 1990.
    • • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Non-Volumetric Tank Tightness Testing Methods”, EPA/530/UST-90/005, March 1990.

  • Continuous Interstitial Tank System Monitoring Method (Pressure/Vacuum)
    • “Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Evaluation of Vacuum Interstitial Monitoring Methods,” Ken Wilcox Associates, September 1996.
    • “Draft European Standard prEN 13160-2”, Leak Detection Systems - Part 2, Version 2.0, European Committee for Standardization, August 2001.
    • “Final European Standard EN 13160-2”, Leak Detection Systems - Part 2: Pressure and Vacuum Systems (Note: Acceptance also applies to sections of the other 6 parts of EN 13160 which are referenced within Part 2.), European Committee for Standardization, May 2003

  • Interstitial Product Detectors (Liquid-Phase)
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Liquid-Phase Out-of-Tank Product Detectors”, EPA/530/UST-90/009, March 1990.
    • “Development of Procedures to Assess the Performance of External Leak Detection Devices: Liquid-Phase ASTM-Formatted Methods - Revised Draft to Include JP-4 Jet Fuel”, Radian Corporation, June 29, 1990.
    • “Test Procedures for Third Party Evaluation Of Leak Detection Methods: Cable Sensor Liquid Contact Leak Detection Systems”, Carnegie Mellon Research Institute, November 11, 1991.
    • “Test Procedures for Third Party Evaluation of Leak Detection Methods: Point Sensor Liquid Contact Leak Detection Systems”, Carnegie Mellon Research Institute - Advanced Devices and Materials Group, November 11, 1991.
    • "Alternative Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Evaluation of Liquid Level Sensors,” Ken Wilcox Associates, September 1996. (Interstitial only.)

  • Interstitial Tank Tightness Test Method
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Volumetric Tank Tightness Testing Methods”, EPA/530/UST-90/004, March 1990.

  • Large Diameter Line Leak Detection Method (6 Inches Diameter Or Above)
    • "Modified Third party Testing Protocol for Large Pipeline Leak Detection”, EFA Technologies, Inc., August 1995.
    • "Proposed Protocol for the Performance Evaluation of the MALT and MALTtm Plus", Ken Wilcox Associates, Inc., February 9, 1996.

  • Line Tightness Test Method
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Pipeline Leak Detection Systems”, EPA/530/UST-90/010, September 1990.
    • Protocol for Reduced Testing Evaluations for Extending Line Volume or Additional Types of Line Construction Materials, Ken Wilcox Associates, March 8, 2011

  • Non-Volumetric Tank Tightness Test Method (Tracer, Ullage, Vacuum)
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Non-Volumetric Tank Tightness Testing Methods”, EPA/530/UST-90/005, March 1990.

  • Out-of-Tank Product Detectors (Liquid-Phase)
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Liquid-Phase Out-of-Tank Product Detectors”, EPA/530/UST-90/009, March 1990
    • “Development of Procedures to Assess the Performance of External Leak Detection Devices: Liquid-Phase ASTM-Formatted Methods - Revised Draft to Include JP-4 Jet Fuel”, Radian Corporation, June 29, 1990
    • “Test Procedures for Third-party Evaluation Of Leak Detection Methods: Cable Sensor Liquid Contact Leak Detection Systems”, Carnegie Mellon Research Institute, November 11, 1991
    • “Test Procedures for Third-party Evaluation of Leak Detection Methods: Point Sensor Liquid Contact Leak Detection Systems”, Carnegie Mellon Research Institute - Advanced Devices and Materials Group, November 11, 1991

  • Out-of-Tank Product Detectors (Vapor-Phase)
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Vapor-Phase Out-of-Tank Product Detectors”, EPA/530/UST-90/008, March 1990.
    • “Development of Procedures to Assess the Performance of External Leak Detection Devices: Vapor-Phase ASTM-Formatted Methods”, Radian Corporation, June 6, 1990.
    • “Development of Procedures to Assess the Performance of External Leak Detection Devices: Vapor-Phase ASTM-Formatted Methods”, Radian Corporation, June 29, 1990.

  • Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Test Method (Qualitative, Quantitative)
    • "Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Methods”, EPA/530/UST-90/007, June 1990.
    • “Protocol for Determining Applicability of a SIR Method for Manifolded Tanks and Determining Size Limitation”, Developed under coordination by the SIR team of the National Work Group on Leak Detection Evaluations, November 1996.

  • Volumetric Tank Tightness Test Method (Overfill, Underfill)
    • “Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Volumetric Tank Tightness Testing Methods”, EPA/530/UST-90/004, March 1990.