EN 13160-3:2016

Leak detection systems - Part 3: Requirements and test/assessment methods for liquid systems for tanks

Publication date:   Sep 19, 2016

General information

90.92 Standard to be revised   Oct 13, 2022


CEN/TC 393 Equipment for storage tanks and for filling stations

European Norm

23.020.01   Fluid storage devices in general | 23.040.99   Other pipeline components



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This European Standard gives requirements and the corresponding test/assessment methods applicable to leak detection kits based on the drop of the liquid level in the leak detection liquid reservoir. Leak detection kits are intended to be used with double skin, underground or above ground, non-pressurized, tanks designed for water polluting liquids.
The liquid leak detection kits are usually composed of:
- sensing device (liquid sensor);
- evaluation device;
- alarm device.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13160-3:2003


EN 13160-3:2016
90.92 Standard to be revised
Oct 13, 2022