The American Water Works Association:
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.
Resources:
Steel Water-Storage Tanks (M42)
D100-96: Welded Steel Tanks for Water Storage
D102-03: Coating Steel Water-Storage Tanks
D103-97: Factory-Coated Bolted Steel Tanks for Water Storage
Custom Manual/Standard Set: Steel Tanks

National Fire Protection Association:
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
Resources:
NFPA 22: Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection, 2003 Edition
NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2002 edition
UFC - Uniform Fire Code

American Petroleum Institute:
API represents more than 400 members involved in all aspects of the oil and natural gas industry.
Resources:
API Monogram License Types and Product Specifications

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
UL is the trusted source across the globe for product compliance. Benefiting a range of customers - from manufacturers and retailers to consumers and regulating bodies.
Resources:
Standards for UL

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
The ASME International vision is to be the premier organization for promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical engineering throughout the world.
Resources:
2004 Guide to Storage Tanks and Equipment [Wiley]
2004 Guide to Storage Tanks and Equipment [Amazon]

The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council, a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures.
Resources:
SSPC Standards Titles and Scopes
B96.1 - 1999 Welded Aluminum-Alloy Storage Tanks

American Welding Society
AWS, American Welding Society, the world's largest organization devoted to promoting welding and related processes, and to supporting all those who contribute to the industry-
Resources:
Codes and Standards:

UMC
Uniform Mechanical Code
Resources:
2003 Edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code

UBC
Uniform Building Code

NSF
NSF - The Public Health and Safety Company.
NSF International helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water, air and consumer goods.

FM - Factory Mutual
FM Global helps protect clients' properties through cost-effective insurance coverage, risk transfer solutions and proven loss prevention engineering and research
Resources:
Approval Standards:

National Rural Water Association
The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit federation of State Rural Water Associations. Our mission is to provide support services to our State Associations who have more than 23,500 water and wastewater systems as members.
Resources:
California Rural Water Association:
Nevada Rural Water Association:

American Groundwater Trust
a not-for-profit education organization incorporated in 1986 and headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire, USA. The Trust, an independent authority on the hydrologic, economic and environmental significance of ground water, combines technical expertise with a track record of networking and communication skills.

California Groundwater Association (CGA)
The California Groundwater Association (CGA) is a non-profit organization that has promoted protection of groundwater since 1948. Members include water well drilling and pump contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, geologists, engineers, hydrologists, government employees and others working in the groundwater field.

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