Prior to the start of this project we obtained a permit and scheduled inspection with the Chicago Department of Public Health. Our crews then safely removed all remaining oil in the tanks, performed a permitted confined space entry, and used the services of a concrete pumper truck to transfer slurry mix into the tanks. All debris in the access area was cleaned upon completion of our work.
In a situation where USTs are buried in a confined location and near building foundations, often the best course of action is to safely fill the tanks with a non-hazardous slurry mix for permanent abandonment. Check out some more project photos below.
- Two day project
- Abandonment in place of (1) 3,000 gallon & (1) 300 gallon oil tank
- Oil pumped from tanks and filled with slurry mix