Correct Deficiencies on Fuel Storage Tanks and Gensets

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) coordinated a fuel storage tanks system compliance assessment with an engineer consultant. The following reported code deficiencies and best practices are to be corrected:

All fuel storage tanks noted below are located at the RCMP Technical Protective Operations Facility in Orleans, Ontario.

Tank 15 (492L):   Install new filter assembly; provide new vent pipe; replace the joints between the flexible hose and the tank; The supply and return hoses must be replaced; Install rigid piping at tank ports and transition; Extend the fill height to be a minimum of 1m above grade; The fusible-link fire valve is not ULC-certified; Provide an updated set of design drawings and specifications on site that bear the stamp and signature of a professional engineer.

Tank 16 (2,273L): Install new filter assembly; Provide new normal vent pipe; Replace the joints with new; Ensure the second vent doesn't hinder the vent whistle; Provide new ULC listed shut off ball valve; Replace the supply and return hoses; The second emergency vent must be a minimum of 150mm above the fill connection; Provide an updated set of design drawings and specifications on site that bear the stamp and signature of a professional engineer.

Tank 11 (3,995 L): Install new shut off device and new audible/visual overfill alarm; Install a camlock fitting; The supply and return hoses must be replaced; Replace the joints with new ones; Replace the fusible-link fire valve; Provide an updated set of design drawings and specifications on site that bear the stamp and signature of a professional engineer.

Tanks 12 (Main Tank 25,411 L), 13 (Day Tank 1,100 L) and 14 (Genset 1,139L): Relocate the day tank; Install a manual shut-off valve on the fuel supply line; Confirm the size of the fuel piping inside the building; Replace the supply and return hoses; Replace the overfill alarm system; Install a fusible-link shut off valve; Provide an updated set of design drawings and specifications on site that bear the stamp and signature of a professional engineer.

Tank 34 (1,070 L): Install a filter on the fuel supply line to the generator; Replace the joints between the flexible hose and the tank; Replace the supply and return hoses to the generator; Install a liquid level gauge.


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This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

 

Latest update

The assessment is in progress.

Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Correct Deficiencies on Fuel Storage Tanks and Gensets DOCX (15 KB) August 24, 2021

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Contacts

Environment, Health and Safety
Public Services and Procurement Canada
2720 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M2
Email: TPSGC.RCNLVEEListedeControle-NCRECMPChecklist.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Technical and Protective Operations Facility (TPOF) (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2021-08-12
  • Proponent

    PSPC
  • Authorities

    • Public Services and Procurement Canada
    • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    82897

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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