Does a MDEQ certified person have to be on site in a supervisory capacity to:
Q. Test an automatic line leak detector (ALLD)?
A. No, unless testing requires removal/installation of an ALLD.
Q. Install a drop tube?
Q. Install automatic line leak detectors?
Q. Install spill and overfill prevention devices?
Q. Perform a precision tank tightness test?
A. No. However, if you must remove a drop tube which is an overfill prevention device to perform the test, then yes you must be certified by MDEQ.
Q. Perform a precision line tightness test?
A. No. However, if you must remove an automatic line leak detector, then yes you must be certified by MDEQ.
Install/alter/test automatic tank gauging systems?
Anchor shear valves?
Q. Install impressed current/cathodic protection systems?
A. No, unless bonds are made with thermal-weld type equipment.
NOTE: The system must be designed by a corrosion expert.
Q. Line a tank?
Q. Remove/install/repair submersible pumps?
Q. Is there a charge to take the certification test(s)?
Q. Is there a charge for licensure?
Q. The license is issued for what period of time?
A. Two years.
Q. What must I do to renew my license?
A. You must complete MDEQ approved continuing course work (an 8-hour closure course for closure certification; and an 8-hour closure course and an 8-hour installation course for certification to install, alter, and remove USTs) during your two year certification period. Before your certification expires, you must submit a certification renewal form to this office along with a copy of applicable course completion certificates and proof of financial responsibility where applicable.
Q. Does Mississippi have UST certification reciprocity with any other states?
Q. Where do I go to take the certification test(s)?
A. At the MDEQ office located at 515 East Amite Street Jackson, MS 39201. See Directions.
Q. If I have a question about certification to work on USTs in Mississippi, whom should I contact?
A. Contact Jessica Power.