1993 - Volume #17, Issue #6, Page #08[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Concrete Catch Basin For Fuel Tanks
He made the concrete tank big enough to hold the contents of his 2,000-gal. diesel tank and also the smaller 500-gal. gas tank. He installed a sump to pump out rainwater that accumulates in bottom of basin and ran electrical lines to tanks to power the sump and fuel pumps. He used explosion proof fittings to wire the pumps.
As long as he was going to the trouble of building it, Dewey made sure the catch basin was built to EPA standards so it'll qualify if the government ever requires farmers to build them. He spent $750.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, John Dewey, Penfield, Ill. 61862.
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