LPGas supply are done using various sizes of road bulk tankers. These deliver gas into Steel storage vessels that are installed at customers premises , either above or underground.
The sizing of these storage varies according to the demand and the distance from the depot. Usually 1 month on-site storage are sufficient. All these bulk installations are assessed for potential risk to the premises , and therefore GPS have taken a responsible view to ensure that all our site are fitted with underground bulk storage vessels.
Added to this , we proposed the fitting of level transmitters to keep the user , property managers and gas suppliers informed on a daily basis of the gas levels. This will ensure that we do not run these site dry.
There are strict legal requirements and SANS standards that ensure that these installation are safe during its lifetime. All these installation are submitted to Fire departments for their approval and to make aware of these tanks underground.
Fire water will always be available close to these tanks and fire extinguishers fitted to the walls and fences close to the area.
LP Gas storage vessels can be built to various international specification , and the Pressure Equipment Regulation are specific about the requirement of imported vessels. WE assist various importers and manufacturers with their vessel requirements through the approval process. Underground storage tanks have got additional cathodic and corrosion protection requirements to ensure that it will last in underground conditions.