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ATCP 93.520(1)(d)1.c. c. For each product line, structure-to-soil potentials shall be taken above the piping, at the ends and middle, away from the anode locations. Piping runs over 50 feet shall have additional readings taken every 25 feet.
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)1.d. d. For impressed current systems, the annual test shall include instant-off potentials.
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)2. 2. In addition to the requirements in subd. 1., impressed current corrosion protection systems shall be inspected and evaluated by the site operator at least every 60 days to ensure the equipment is providing adequate current in accordance with its design.
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)3. 3. Tanks designated as sti-P3® equipped with a preinstalled sacrificial anode system and test station shall be tested in accordance with all of the following:
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)3.a. a. Testing shall occur within 6 months of installation and at least every 3 years thereafter until the tank is 10 years old.
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)3.b. b. Testing shall occur annually in accordance with subd. 1. after the tank is 10 years old.
ATCP 93.520(1)(d)4. 4. The results of the inspections, evaluations and testing under this paragraph shall be summarized on the department's form, TR-WM-141, and retained at the site in accordance with s. ATCP 93.500 (9).
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: Form TR-WM-141, UST Corrosion Protection Test/Survey Report, is available from the Bureau of Weights and Measures, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911, or at telephone (608) 224-4942, or from the Bureau's Web site at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: Section ATCP 93.500 (9) specifies retention requirements for testing and repair records of corrosion protection systems.
ATCP 93.520(1)(e) (e) Certifications for corrosion protection.
ATCP 93.520(1)(e)1. 1. A certified cathodic protection tester shall be on the site to supervise and monitor the initial post-installation start-up of impressed current corrosion protection systems.
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: NACE requires a person with Senior Corrosion Technologist certification or higher for corrosion protection system commissioning.
ATCP 93.520(1)(e)2. 2. A certified cathodic protection tester shall perform or supervise the performance of reinstallation or replacement of anodes.
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: NACE requires a person with Level 1 Cathodic Protection Tester certification or higher for reinstallation or replacement of anodes.
ATCP 93.520(1)(e)3.a.a. All new and existing corrosion protection for UST systems shall be tested by a certified cathodic protection tester, except as provided in subd. 3. b.
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: NACE requires a person with corrosion technologist certification or higher or a person with corrosion technician certification who is directly supervised by a certified corrosion technologist or higher to perform work as a state-certified cathodic protection tester.
ATCP 93.520(1)(e)3.b. b. Tanks designated as sti-P3® shall be tested by a person holding a certification from the Steel Tank Institute or one of the certifications in subd. 3. a.
ATCP 93.520 Note Note: Additional information on corrosion protection certifications is available from the department's Web site at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
ATCP 93.520(2) (2)Sacrificial anode systems.
ATCP 93.520(2)(a) (a) General. All new and existing sacrificial anode systems shall maintain the standard protection threshold reading of at least negative 850 millivolts or shall comply with the requirements of par. (b).
ATCP 93.520(2)(b) (b) Failing sacrificial anode systems.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)1.1. Unless arrangements are made with the authorized agent or the department to conduct follow-up testing, the cause of the failure shall be investigated and repaired within 90 days of the failed reading; or the entire tank system shall be emptied within 90 days of the failed reading and shall remain empty until the repair is completed.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)2. 2. If more than 2 years have elapsed since the previous corrosion protection test, or if the corrosion protection system has been inoperative for 2 years or more, an internal inspection shall be performed by a third party in accordance with one of the following standards:
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)2.a. a. For lined tanks, the internal inspection shall be in accordance with API 1631 or KWA.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)2.b. b. For unlined tanks, the internal inspection shall be in accordance with ASTM G158 Method B.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)3. 3. If the tank fails the internal inspection, one of the following shall occur:
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)3.a. a. The tank system shall be permanently closed.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)3.b. b. The tank system shall be lined or any present lining shall be repaired in accordance with API 1631, and an impressed current corrosion protection system shall be installed.
ATCP 93.520(2)(b)4. 4. After an inspection under this paragraph, if the tank is not closed under subd. 3. a., a precision tightness test shall be performed on the tank system in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (4). In addition, a tightness test shall be performed on the ullage portion of the tank in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (10).
ATCP 93.520(3) (3)Impressed current systems.
ATCP 93.520(3)(a) (a) General.
ATCP 93.520(3)(a)1.1. Equipment for impressed current systems shall be served by a dedicated and clearly marked electrical circuit that remains energized at all times.
ATCP 93.520(3)(a)2. 2. All new and existing impressed current systems shall maintain either of the following standard protection levels:
ATCP 93.520(3)(a)2.a. a. An instant-off reading of at least negative 850 millivolts.
ATCP 93.520(3)(a)2.b. b. A 100 millivolt or greater negative shift in polarization between the instant-off reading and the native soil reading or a 100 millivolt or greater positive shift in the depolarized structure potential from the instant-off reading.
ATCP 93.520(3)(a)3. 3. When a new impressed current system is installed or an existing system is replaced in whole or in part, an ammeter shall be installed, along with an hour meter that totals the number of hours during which electric current flows through the system.
ATCP 93.520(3)(b) (b) Failing impressed current systems. If impressed current corrosion protection readings taken in accordance with sub. (1) (d) 2. indicate the system is not maintaining adequate continuous protection, the system shall be analyzed by a certified corrosion expert for site corrosion potential and qualification of system functionality.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c) (c) Inoperative impressed current systems.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)1.1. Impressed current systems that have been inoperative for 120 days or less shall comply with all of the following requirements:
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)1.a. a. Power shall be restored and the system shall be tested by a certified cathodic protection tester for system functionality.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)1.b. b. If the impressed current system is damaged or inoperable, a certified corrosion expert shall repair, survey, and recommission the system.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)2. 2. Impressed current systems that have been inoperative for 121 to 180 days shall comply with all of the following requirements:
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)2.a. a. A precision tightness test shall be performed on the tank system in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (4) within 15 days of discovery.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)2.b. b. Power shall be restored and the system shall be tested for system functionality by a certified cathodic protection tester.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)2.c. c. If the impressed current system is damaged or inoperable, a certified corrosion expert shall repair, survey, and recommission the system.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)3. 3. Impressed current systems that have been inoperative for 181 to 365 days shall comply with all of the following requirements:
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)3.a. a. A precision tightness test shall be performed on the tank system in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (4) within 15 days of discovery.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)3.b. b. A certified corrosion expert shall assess, survey, and recommission the impressed current system and perform any necessary repairs.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)4. 4. Impressed current systems that have been either inoperative or not tested for more than 365 days shall comply with all of the following requirements:
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)4.a. a. An internal inspection of the tank shall be performed in accordance with sub. (2) (b) 2.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)4.b. b. If the tank fails the internal inspection, the tank owner shall either have the tank repaired and lined, or have the lining repaired in accordance with s. ATCP 93.530, or have the tank permanently closed and removed in accordance with s. ATCP 93.560.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)4.c. c. If the tank is not closed under subd. 4. b., a certified corrosion expert shall assess, survey, and re-commission the impressed current system and perform any necessary repairs.
ATCP 93.520(3)(c)4.d. d. If the tank is not closed under subd. 4. b., a precision tightness test shall be performed on the tank system in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (4). In addition, a tightness test shall be performed on the ullage portion of the tank in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (10).
ATCP 93.520 History History: CR 17-092: cr. Register October 2019 No. 766, eff. 11-1-19; correction in (1) (d) 3. (intro.), (e) 3., (2) (b) 2., (3) (c) 4. c., d. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register October 2019 No. 766.
ATCP 93.530 ATCP 93.530 Tank lining of underground storage tanks.
ATCP 93.530(1)(1)General.
ATCP 93.530(1)(a)(a) The installation of interior tank lining for underground storage tanks shall comply with API 1631 and this section.
ATCP 93.530(1)(b) (b) An underground storage tank that does not meet the structural requirements specified in API 1631 may not be upgraded or repaired by lining and shall be permanently closed in accordance with this chapter.
ATCP 93.530(1)(c) (c) When lining a tank, an access way for an inspector to enter the tank shall be installed from the tank interior to finished grade, if not already provided.
ATCP 93.530(2) (2)Inspection and reporting requirements for tank lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(a)(a) General.
ATCP 93.530(2)(a)1.1. It is the responsibility of the lining contractor to communicate with the authorized agent or the department to establish the time for inspections.
ATCP 93.530(2)(a)2. 2. The lining contractor shall give the authorized agent or the department at least 5 days of written notice before beginning the tank lining or any excavation preliminary to tank lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(b) (b) Plan approval. The tank owner is responsible for obtaining plan approval from the authorized agent or the department in accordance with s. ATCP 93.100 before beginning the tank lining or any excavation preliminary to tank lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c) (c) Tank integrity assessment before lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)1.1. The tank-lining contractor shall provide the tank owner and the authorized agent or the department with a written report of the assessment of the interior surface and structural condition of the tank before leaving the site and before installing the lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)2. 2. The tank integrity assessment shall include all of the following:
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)2.a. a. A description of the internal wall condition including any deflection and any defects, rust plugs, holes or leaks, regardless of size or number.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)2.b. b. A description of any repair or other conditioning necessary to prepare the tank for interior lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)2.c. c. A description of the degree of compliance with all requirements under API 1631 regarding structural qualification, tank cleaning and other pre-lining activities.
ATCP 93.530 Note Note: Section 292.11, Stats., requires immediate notification of the department of natural resources in the event of a hazardous substance discharge.
ATCP 93.530(2)(c)3. 3. If holes or rust plugs are observed during the visual internal inspection, the tank-lining contractor shall notify the owner before lining the tank that a tank-system site assessment must be performed, and that assessment shall be performed in accordance with ss. ATCP 93.575 to 93.585.
ATCP 93.530(2)(d) (d) Authorization before lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(d)1.1. The authorized agent or the department shall be at the site before the actual application of the lining.
ATCP 93.530(2)(d)2. 2. The application of the interior lining may proceed only when authorized by the authorized agent or the department after verifying all of the following:
ATCP 93.530(2)(d)2.a. a. The tank integrity assessment and any required tank-system site assessment have been completed.
ATCP 93.530(2)(d)2.b. b. An approved set of plans is on the site.
ATCP 93.530(2)(d)2.c. c. The condition of the tank has been communicated to the owner.
ATCP 93.530(2)(dm) (dm) Tank integrity assessment after lining. After installing the lining, the tank-lining contractor shall have a tightness test performed on the tank ullage in accordance with s. ATCP 93.515 (10) to assure that all tank-top connections and openings are liquid- and vapor-tight.
ATCP 93.530(2)(e) (e) Completion of forms.
ATCP 93.530(2)(e)1.a.a. The certified tank system liner shall provide a completed, signed, and notarized API 1631 Form B inspection affidavit to the tank owner within 10 business days of completing the lining procedure.
ATCP 93.530(2)(e)1.b. b. The signature on API 1631 Form B shall be that of the certified tank system liner who conducted the pre-lining tank integrity assessment and the lining procedure.
ATCP 93.530(2)(e)2. 2. An underground tank installation checklist, form TR-WM-138, shall be completed and signed by the certified tank system liner and the certified tank system inspector.
ATCP 93.530 Note Note: Form TR-WM-138 — Checklist For Underground Tank Installation is available from the Bureau of Weights and Measures, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911, or at telephone (608) 224-4942, or from the Bureau's Web site at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
ATCP 93.530 Note Note: See s. ATCP 93.240, Certifications and Enforcement, for requirements that certified tank system liners perform or supervise specific lining-related activities involving underground storage tanks.
ATCP 93.530(2)(f) (f) Submittal of forms. The tank owner shall have all of the following documents submitted to the department within 15 business days of completing the lining procedure:
ATCP 93.530(2)(f)1. 1. The pre-lining and post-lining tank integrity assessments under pars. (c) and (e).
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.