An owner and permittee of an UST system
described in OAR 340-150-0320
must operate and maintain the corrosion
protection system to provide continuous protection to the metal components of
any portion of the UST and underground piping that routinely contains a
provided by 340-150-0156, an owner and permittee must have the corrosion
protection system inspected and tested for proper operation by a cathodic
protection supervisor licensed by DEQ (OAR chapter 340, division 160):
(a) Within six months of installation;
(b) At least once every three
owner and permittee of an UST system with impressed current cathodic protection
systems must have the system inspected every 60 days to ensure the equipment is
(4) An owner and
permittee must report all corrosion protection test failures to DEQ within 24
hours, unless the impressed current system is brought back to operational
levels by adjusting the rectifier outputs.
An owner and permittee must conduct any
repair or modification of a corrosion protection system or equipment in
accordance with OAR 340-150-0350
An owner and permittee must maintain
records of the operation of the cathodic protection system to demonstrate
compliance with this rule, including:
results of the last three impressed current cathodic protection tests required
in section (3) of this rule; and
(b) The results of the last two cathodic
protection inspections required in section (2) of this rule.
The testing criteria used to
determine that corrosion protection is effective must be performed in
accordance with a code of practice developed by a nationally recognized
association. An owner and permittee may use the codes listed in Appendix G of
this division to comply with the requirements of this rule.
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Or. Admin. R.
DEQ 6-2003, f. & cert.
188-2018, amend filed 05/14/2018, effective
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Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
- 466.835, 466.994 & 466.995
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS