Educational Tools

Compliance Tool Box

Compliance Tool Box is a collection of documents and references all designed to help tank owners learn about and achieve compliance with the Tennessee Underground Storage Tank rules and regulations. Copies are mailed to all Tennessee tank owners early in each year.

Follow the directions below to download a free copy of the 2017 Compliance Tool Box — 1 GB file.

CLICK ON THIS LINK to download a .zip file that contains the Compliance Tool Box.

  • When you click the link it will take you to another page that requires a password. The password is toolbox.  
  • Then you will see a page with an arrow if you click the arrow it will start the download.  A dialog box will appear that asks Do you want to open, save as, or save this file? Click on save or save as.
    •  If you chose save as, another box will open that will allow you to choose what folder to save the file in. The file is named This is a large file (1 GB) and may take a while to download. You should see an animation that shows the progress of the download as it happens.
  • Once the download is complete, go to the folder where you saved the zipped file and you will see a folder labeled 2017 Toolbox.  Double click this folder.  It will open the contents where you will see several folders and files.  
  • You will see an application called 2017-Toolbox. Double click this application. A dialog box should appear that ask if you want to extract all, run or cancel.  Select extract all. It will ask you to select a folder for extraction.  Click Extract.
  • Once extracted the folder should open automatically.  You will see folders and files.  Double click the application called 2017-Toolbox and the Toolbox will open. Any time you want to reopen the 2017 Toolbox you should be able to go back to this folder and just double click the 2017 - Toolbox. 

All the features of the CD should work on your computer. As you navigate the Toolbox you can always go back to the starting page by clicking Main Menu in the upper right hand corner. To exit the Toolbox, click the X in the box in the upper right hand corner.

There are some links on the toolbox that will only access documents on other web sites, like the links to the UST Law and Rules, for instance. You may only view those if your computer is connected to the Internet. Otherwise you will get a message indicating that page cannot be viewed.

Tennessee Underground Storage Tank Owner Compliance Manual

The 2014 Tennessee Underground Storage Tank Owner Compliance Manual is now available. This manual was developed in an effort to help Tennessee tank owners understand the things they must do to achieve and maintain compliance for their underground storage tanks. It is written in easy to understand language, and contains a number of helpful checklists and useful forms. This Manual should provide answers to many of your compliance questions.

Click here for: Printable Version of Manual

Other Useful Links

The Division has located several documents that describe some Best Management Practices (BMPs) or are good resources.