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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-9-5232

Number 9-9-5232
Priority Critical
Description Network Operators, Service Providers, Pubic Safety and Property Managers should test fuel reserves used for standby or backup power for contamination at least once a year or after any event (e.g., earth tremor, flood) that could compromise the integrity of the tank housing, fill pipe or supply pipe.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Property Manager
Keyword(s) Disaster Recovery;Emergency Preparedness;Network Operations;Power;Procedures;
Reference/Comments These tests should include inspection for water, sediment, organic contaminates, and any other items that may inhibit the peak performance of the standby/backup generator.