With 70,000 + estimated substations in the United States, many do not have secondary oil containment or SPCC contingency plans in case of a catastrophic oil release.


Secondary Containment Advantages

Every substation site is different and there is no “one-size-fits-all” oil containment system that works in all situations. BCI offers a variety of customizable, adaptable, preventative oil containment and filtration systems for the power utility industry. All of the solutions are in compliance with IEEE Std. 980 and meet or exceed SPCC and Clean Water Act regulations.

Installing more than 10,000 secondary containment solutions globally BCI provides containment, management and filtration options to help electric utilities identify and solve their containment needs. From the initial process of assessing the site and drafting engineered drawings to identifying the best customized solutions and installation, our consultative team of experts have you covered.

There are many options for secondary containment of oil-filled equipment, including earthen berms, liners, concrete moats, fiberglass composite walls, etc. Each features its own strengths and weaknesses, risks and tradeoffs. It is vital that the secondary containment method chosen is PE approved for a particular site to meet SPCC regulations and protect the environment.

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Basic Concepts is the world leader in the portable spill containment market because we offer high quality products that have features that customers prefer year after year! Please call to discuss your secondary containment requirements with one of our experienced, on-staff technical sales representatives. We’ll gladly supply references, comparative test data, and sample spill containment materials to help you make an informed decision. Basic Concepts is part of the Justrite Safety Group.

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Basic Concepts has the ability to customize our products for many of your specific applications. Whatever your requirements, our custom solution will be durable enough for the most stringent spill control requirements. We are committed to providing the best solution for your needs. We will be happy to customize this or any other spill berm to satisfy any of your size requirements and applications.

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