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Underground Storage Tank Branch

The Utah State Underground Storage Tank program is a regulatory branch of the Department of Environmental Quality. Its primary goal is to protect human health and the environment from leaking underground storage tanks (USTs). The UST staff oversees UST notification, installation, inspection, removal, and compliance with State and Federal UST regulations concerning release prevention and remediation. Get more details.

Tank Tip

December 2017 Tank TIp:

New Inspection and Testing Requirement Deadline is October 13, 2018!

In order encourage UST owners to complete the newly required annual and three year testing ahead of the October 13, 2018 deadline, we are providing the following incentives.

Annual inspection and testing requirements:

  • Completed before July 14, 2018 will be valid for 18 months
  • Completed July 14, 2018 through October 13, 2018 will be valid until October 2019
  • Completed after October 13, 2018 will be valid for one year.

Three-year inspection and testing requirements:

  • Completed after October 13, 2017 and before October 13, 2018 will be valid until October  13, 2021
  • Completed after October 13, 2018 will be valid for three years.

We are planning to hold workshops beginning in January to help you understand specific requirements for your facility and will publish dates for those workshops as they are scheduled. In the meantime, you may contact a member of the UST Compliance Section at (801) 536-4100 with any questions about requirements and deadlines.

UST Compliance Section

Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Program

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Theron Blatter

Therron Blatter, Manager

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 144840
Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: (801) 536-4100
Fax: (801) 359-8853

24 Hour Phone Number
For Environmental Incidents
(801) 536-4123


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State Office Building
195 North 1950 West
(First Floor)
Salt Lake City, Utah



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