Identification Markings (continued)
Lot: As applicable
Mfg. date: (Month and Year)
Selection of Site and Preparation
Select a site in proximity of intended usage approximately 6 feet wider and longer than the flat
empty tank size. For best operating condition, the selected site should be level but should never
exceed three inches slope in 100 ft.
If a level site cannot be obtained, the tank may be positioned with lengthwise axis parallel to the
slight slope with drainage in downhill position.
In those instances when the tank is positioned across the slope, it is important that the tank be
stabilized against rolling. This can be accomplished by forming an earthern dike on the downhill
side, or by means of smooth timbers or sand bags. A level spot or depression may be cut into the
hillside to level tank.
In site preparation, avoid deep irregularities which will trap liquid. Remove sharp, potentially