Frac Tanks Containment

Secondary Containment Berms

During oil fracking operations and fracking water storage, secondary containment is often a requirement to help keep liquids stored inside the tanks completely contained. Due to their flexible design, one of the best options for this type of tank containment is a Secondary Containment Berm. These containment berms are lightweight, economical, and can be made in several sizes to successfully contain frac tanks.


Containment Berm Options

Due to the wide range of containment requirements needed during fracking tank storage, there are a couple of different berm options that may be able to easily work for your location. These berms include the following:

Foam Wall Berms: If you are looking for an option that can be directly driven over, another berm you foam wall spill bermmight want to consider is the foam wall containment berm. Foam will feature a diameter of either 4", 6", or 8" and will be built directly into the walls of the berm. This will allow for vehicles to drive directly over the walls of the berm to move completely into the containment area. Standard and custom sizing is available for these berms. For more information, check out Foam Wall Berm Sizing Options.

Aluminum Angle Berms: One of the most common containment options is the aluminum angle berm. aluminum angle spill bermThese berms features a lightweight structure with aluminum angle side walls. This helps create a high
wall height of one foot (1'), while also providing a rigid structure around your frac tanks. Aluminum angle berms are made from several materials including LLDPE, Reinforced PVC, and Polyurethane. Sizing typically includes widths from 8 to 15 feet and lengths from 8 to 66 feet. View All Spill Berm Sizing Options.

Frac Tank Containment Berm Advantages

Some of the advantages to using a frac tank secondary containment berm can be seen in the list below. All containment berms are designed to help with secondary containment requirements and compliance regulations during oil field operations. Advantages include the following:

  • Lightweight
  • Foldable for Easy Transportation
  • Drive Through Capable
  • Economical
  • Flexible Sizing Requirements
  • Quick Deployment & Setup in your Location

For more information on these secondary containment requirements, please check out our Secondary Containment Page.

Questions about secondary containment? Call our team at 1-863-261-8388 or fill out our quote request form to discuss your requirements.