Core Competencies
Hower Consulting Group, Inc. provides tank management, inspection, and engineering services for aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) that contain hazardous materials and hazardous waste. Incorporated in 2006, we are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business with a GSA contract for environmental services. Our clients have peace of mind knowing their tanks and pipelines are in compliance with all safety and environmental standards. Our services include:
  • Spill Prevention Control and Containment (SPCC) plans, five-year reviews, amendments, and tank integrity testing
  • Steel Tank Institute (STI) AST inspections
  • CCR Title 22 PE assessments and certifications for hazardous waste tank systems
  • Tank and pipeline repair solutions

Our clients choose Hower Consulting Group, Inc. because: We have a level of commitment to your project that is unsurpassed. We value your project's success as much as you do. We are reliable and responsive. We return your calls quickly and keep you informed of tank inspection findings. We can save you up to 50% on tank management costs. As a small company with years of experience, we deliver customized solutions that are thorough, yet cost effective. We offer comprehensive services and solutions. We have a complete team of tank experts working on your project. We not only evaluate tanks and identify deficiencies; we provide solutions to correct them. The team is knowledgeable. Collectively, we have evaluated thousands of tanks. We provide a quality product. Our inspection reports and SPCC plans are thorough, detailed, and organized for easy review by tank owners and regulators. We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We want you to be completely satisfied with our services.

Hower Consulting Group, Inc. has provided thorough, insightful, poignant professional engineering services for the past 10 years for the facilities that we operate for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in San Diego. Their level of commitment to our projects is unsurpassed. Their willingness to partner with our company and the Navy makes the relationship that we enjoy very meaningful and value added. Hower Consulting's experience in tank systems, specifically as it relates to 40 CFR 112 and Title 22/23, is unmatched in the San Diego metro area.

Brent Beveridge, Project Manager,
Chicago Bridge and Iron Federal Services, LLC

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Contact Information:
Sharlene Piper Hower, PE
Hower Consulting Group, Inc.
10531 4S Commons Dr., Ste 429
San Diego, CA 92127
858.673.8789 (fax)

Year Incorporated: 2006
Corporation Type
S Corporation
Federal ID: 20-5495559
D & B #: 80-4035405
CAGE Code: 4TTY1
GSA Contract:
GS-10F-0023V, Sch 899-1

SDVOSB, SBE - Certified by
Calif. DGS, Supplier ID #48221
Steel Tank Institute
Inspector #12163
CA Reg. Professional Engineers
OSHA Confined Space Entry
Accept Government
MasterCard and Visa
541330, 541620, 332420
SIC CODES: 871103,
87489905, 874801
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STI SP001 Inspections on 80 ASTs at USMC Miramar and 240 ASTs at MCAGCC 29 Palms
ASTs include diesel tanks, generators, used oil, hydraulic fluid, anti-freeze, and cooking oil tanks. Repair recommendations for safety and compliance were included. Provided SPCC and Business Plan reviews.
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Title 22 Assessments and PE Certifications for 60 Hazardous Waste Tanks
for US Navy - NAWS China Lake. Projects included tank closure documents for 10 tanks at film laboratory and repair designs for secondary containment upgrades. Installed cathodic protection at Fire Science Oil Water Separator. Provided pipeline repair and seismic upgrade designs to bring tank systems into compliance. Reviewed design drawings and documents, and provided recommendations for several new tank system projects to be built in compliance with Title 22.
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SPCC Tank Integrity Testing on 21 Tanks using STI SP001 Tank Inspection Protocol and SPCC Plan Review and Amendment
Preparation for Solar Turbines - San Diego. SPCC integrity testing also included ultrasonic thickness exams. Provided SPCC Plan review, updates, and amendments. Provided repair designs for emergency vents and tank spacing.
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Title 22 Assessments and PE Certifications for Over 400 Hazardous Waste Pipeline and Tank Systems at NBSD, NAB, NASNI, NBPL, and FRCSW for US Navy - San Diego/ Shaw Environmental/ CB&I Federal Services, LLC/A.O. Reed/Ben C. Gerwick Inc./ NES, LLC/ HPS Mechanical. Provided repair designs and construction management for over 100 repair projects at US Navy bases in San Diego including: oily waste pipeline replacement at NAB, interior and exterior coating
projects at all bases, secondary containment repairs, pipeline leak detection replacement at NBSD, tank replacement at NASNI, tank removal and closures, new pipelines at NBSD Pier Nos. 10 and 12, cathodic protection installation at all US Navy bases, seismic retrofits at NASNI, and API 653 and AWWA tank welding and doubler plate repairs at NBC, NBSD, NBPL, and NAB. Provided SPCC reviews and amendments.
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SPCC Tank Integrity Testing using STI SP001 Tank Inspection Protocol and SPCC Plan Preparation for Granite Construction, Joe's Paving, T-Mobile, City of San Diego, Wilkes Solutions, Customs and Border Patrol, and California Asphalt for diesel, asphalt, and hydraulic fluid tanks. Provide some SPCC Plans and amendments and deficiency repair recommendations for all.
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