Connecticut Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container and storage tank rules: 22a-449(c)-104 and 22a-449(c)-105 (interim status) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

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Hazardous waste landfill and surface impoundment rules: 22a-449(c)-104 and 22a-449(c)-105 RCSA

Underground storage tank (UST) rules: 22a-449(d)-1 RCSA

Water supply plans: 25-32d-3 RCSA

Water diversions: 22a-377(c)-2 RCSA

Fugitive emissions: 22a-174-20 RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance

DEEP Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse

DEEP Bureau of Air Management

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut's leak detection rules generally follow federal standards, with additional rules for leak detection provisions in water supply plans and water withdrawal conservation plans. State air rules require regular monitoring for fugitive emissions. Specific leak detection system standards vary depending on the type of unit or facility. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a review of federal leak detection requirements.

Connecticut's underground storage tank (UST) rules include the federal rules and several more stringent state requirements for USTs. See the state section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for more information.

The state has adopted federal hazardous waste regulations that cover leak detection in a variety of areas. All hazardous waste landfills and surface impoundments must have a leak detection system as part of their design. See the state ...


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