Kan. Admin. Regs. § 22-7-12 - Aboveground abandonment of underground tanks

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) Any underground tanks previously containing flammable or combustible liquids which are abandoned above ground shall be marked on two sides, in legible numbers not less than eight inches tall, the month, day and year the tank was first abandoned. The local fire department shall be notified of the location of any site where any group of tanks having a combined capacity of more than 12,000 gallons is abandoned.
(b) The tank owner shall be responsible for:
(1) Purging the tank of vapors;
(2) insuring that explosive concentrations of vapors cannot gather inside the tank; and
(3) insuring that no opening of the tank is accessbile to children.
(c) Tanks abandoned for more than twelve months shall then be rendered unusable by the tank owner by disassembly or other appropriate means which shall permit the free circulation of air throughout the tank.
(d) No underground tank shall be reinstalled for aboveground use without being certified for such use by meeting the requirements of UL standard 142 or equivalent.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 22-7-12
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1991 Supp. 31-133; effective May 10, 1993.

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