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Flooding and Floating Storage Tank1s: How to Prepare for and Manage Seasonal Weather Impacting ASTs and USTs - On-Demand

Flooding and Floating Storage Tanks: How to Prepare for and Manage Seasonal Weather Impacting ASTs and USTs - On-Demand

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Flooding and Floating Storage Tanks: How to Prepare for and Manage Seasonal Weather Impacting ASTs and USTs - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.

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As storm season has increased in length and intensity in recent years, aboveground storage tank (AST) and underground storage tank (UST) owners and operators have suffered thousands of dollars in damage from flooding, floating, and debris. Flooding and other related hazards can happen quickly and unpredictably, causing releases of regulated substances and creating huge compliance, enforcement, and repair costs.

With the arrival of spring thaws and wet weather and with hurricane season fast approaching, owners and operators need to think ahead and act quickly to prevent damage to their tank systems during these potentially catastrophic weather-related events. 

use this on-demand webinar addressing the toll seasonal weather can take on ASTs and USTs and how to guard against flooding-related catastrophes caused by hurricanes and other natural weather disasters.

You’ll learn how to: 

  • Recognize whether your facility is particularly vulnerable given its location with respect to flood prone areas
  • Identify and adopt strategies for preventing AST and UST damage due to seasonal weather conditions at your facility
  • Maintain business continuity and recognize proper responses and corrective actions necessary following a weather event
  • Manage a worst-case scenario if your AST or UST floats from its site
  • And much more!

And, as a bonus for attending, you’ll receive BLR’s Post-Severe Weather Underground Storage Tank ChecklistandEHS Daily Advisor articles onFlooding and Floating USTs and Evaluating Your UST System After a Flood!

About Your Presenter:

David PiercyDavid Piercey
Vice President
JD2 Environmental Inc.          

David J. Piercey is a vice president and co-founder/owner of JD2 Environmental, Inc., where he manages storage tank programs for various commercial, industrial clients and government agencies. Mr. Piercey has over 30 years of experience in environmental and design engineering programs and is certified in numerous states throughout the country. He has spent many years conducting environmental inspections and compliance audits of facilities throughout North America, and he provides both technical and practical input in the management of storage tanks.

Mr. Piercey lectures for various training organizations and private companies on storage tanks and SPCC issues. He is co-author of two books, Underground Storage Tank Management: A Practical Guide, 5th Edition, and Aboveground Storage Tank Management and SPCC Guide, 2nd Edition. In addition, Mr. Piercey is a certified Steel Tank Institute SP001 Inspector and is a member of the Petroleum Equipment Institute RP100, RP900 and RP1200 committee for storage tank inspections. He has sat on U.S. EPA discussion panels on current and future regulations and authored many articles on storage tank management. Mr. Piercey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Neumann College, as well as many professional and state certifications including tank inspections, installation and closure.

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