Today, many facilities managers and engineers understand the complications of housing fuel tanks in open areas with brick walls as secondary containment. It’s a common situation and regulations and guidelines can be confusing for some.
A challenge to the industry today is that there are those who just do not fully understand the issues, the environmental threats and astronomical costs for pollution should such a system fail.
As advisors to the UK Government, the Environment Agency, SEPA, APEA and OFTEC, Blake Group has been a pioneer in the improvement of fuel storage solutions for over decades.
Breaking down the challenges of open bund systems, below highlights the issues faced, and presents the benefits for choosing the OFTEC certified steel ‘OFS T200’ Totally Enclosed Bunded Unit (TEBU) developed by Blake Group.