Sump Integrity Testing

Deadline: October 13, 2018 - All Containment Sumps Must be Tested

Every 3 years it will be mandatory to have all containment sumps undergo an Integrity test, ensuring that sumps are water tight.

A leader in Sump Integrity testing on Long Island and in the 5 Boroughs

As of October 2018 it will become mandatory that all Sumps undergo an Integrity test to ensure they are water tight. Containment sumps are liquid tight structures designed to temporarily contain leaks or spills. In addition, containment sumps often serve as the leak detection monitoring location for double-walled piping systems. Leakage from the primary piping typically flows by gravity inside the secondary piping to the sump, where it can be easily observed or detected by a sensor.

Testing Proccess

OUR TECHNICIANS ARE CERTIFIED TO PRECISION TEST A WIDE VARIETY OF UNDERGROUND TANK SYSTEMS

Sump Testing – Hydrostatic Testing
  • Ensure all pipe penetrations are free from bedding or backfill material or any other obstruction
  • Fill the sump with fresh water to the highest point
  • Mark the water level inside the sump with a marker pen or chinagraph (wax) pencil
  • Examine the pipe entry seals for signs of leaking water
  • Leave water in sump for 1 hour
  • Check water level has not dropped — to properly finish testing

*Sump Testing – Can be a very tricky and complicated project for any company to handle. Henrich Equipment has been doing the job since 1969, and there is nothing we have not seen before. No Job is ever too big or too small for us to take care of. From Laguardia and JFK air ports to your local mom and pop gas stations we take care of it all.

Who we work for

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Service Stations & C-Stores
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Hospital & Healthcare Facilities
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COMMERCIAL FACILITIES
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MARINAS
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FIRE & POLICE DEPARTMENTS
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Municipal Facilities

Why choose Henrich for your Sump Integrity Testing?

Accurate Results

Our testing methods assure that the results will reflect the actual condition of the item being tested

Minimal Site Downtime

We use state of the art tank testing systems that vastly reduce station downtime

Minimal Intervention

With our testing method, your tanks and lines will not be damaged

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