Water Tank Cleaning Vs Doing It Yourself

Water tank refurbishment and overall cleaning maintenance is a vital practice and an essential part of water hygiene and harmful bacteria control a vital practice and an essential part of water hygiene and harmful bacteria control measures. It is something that should be taken very seriously. By conducting regular maintenance, you will experience higher quality water and an increase in longevity of your water tanks. With this in mind, we will discuss whether conducting your water tank cleaning procedures should be done by yourself or whether you need to consider hiring a professional. 

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Rain Collection System Maintenance Procedures

Having a rain collection system can have many ideal and sought after benefits. For example, they act as an independent water supply which otherwise would be costly or difficult to obtain. In addition, rainwater harvesting tanks are a crucial source of clean water and increase the quantity of potable drinking water available to houses or even citizens in the community. Furthermore, water collected in the rainwater harvesting tanks can lead to a large reduction in business or household utility bills. With this in mind, keeping your systems well maintained is essential if you want an ongoing supply of clean water. As such this article will discuss:

  • Why you should maintain your rain harvesting tank 
  • What procedures you should take 
  • Final considerations
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Why You Should Maintain Your Galvanised Steel Water Tanks

Galvanised steel water tanks are incredibly useful pieces of technology that are used to safely store large quantities of water for commercial uses. They are reliable, tough, long lasting and are finished with a galvanised coating to prevent premature rust and corrosion of the tank. What’s useful about galvanised water tanks is that they are supplied in kits/sections to minimise transportation cost and can be assembled by simply two trained people. Applications such as rainwater harvesting, farming and many more require the use of galvanised water tanks with sizes varying from 9000 litres (1980 gallons) – 500,000 litres (109,985 gallons).

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What Is Hydroblasting And Why To Consider It

Professionally cleaning large systems that help with the functionality of your operations is necessary if you want to experience continued results. One of the ways in which this can be achieved is through a term called ‘hydroblasting’. As the name suggests, the processes of blasting water out from a pressurised area at a high speed can result in astronomical forces being created. This can be hugely beneficial if you want something like a water tank being cleaned quickly and effectively. With this in mind, this article will discuss: 

  • What is hydroblasting?
  • What are its benefits?
  • Final considerations
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The Safety of Water Tank Access Hatches

Water tank access hatches are vital components of water tanks. Without them, it is virtually impossible to enter the tanks and get into the smallest of nooks and crannies. In addition, without having a feasible access point, it can make your maintenance procedure incredibly difficult. Not to mention, this can cause major problems especially if you need your water storage container for long periods of time. 

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Why You Should Clean Your Fire Sprinkler Storage Tanks

Fire sprinkler storage tanks are often susceptible to corroding as their metal substrate is not always protected during the installation process. This can be due to the original coating breaking down or liners failing to function correctly. As a result, this can lead to a loss of water from leaking which can be detrimental to the safety of the application in which the fire sprinkler is utilised in. As such, this article will discuss:

  • Different types of fire sprinkler storage tanks
  • The reasons why you should clean fire sprinkler storage tanks
  • Final considerations
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Why You Should Conduct Cooling Tower Maintenance

Cooling towers are useful solutions cost-effective and energy efficient systems that are slowly becoming a ubiquitous part of the UK landscape. They are typically constructed for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) and industrial purposes for maintaining water temperatures. Examples of where they excel are: large office buildings, schools, airports and hospitals where there is a need to have a reliable source of cool water all year round. However, cooling tower maintenance is something that often gets overlooked which could be detrimental to the function of these nifty devices. As such, this article will discuss:

  • What is a cooling tower? 
  • How does a cooling tower work?
  • Cooling tower maintenance – Why you should clean your cooling tower 
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Water Tank Cleaning Equipment Used To Clean Water Tanks

Industrial water tank cleaning is no easy feat and takes more than just a few mops and wipes to conduct a good job. Firstly, we all know that industrial water tanks are used to store a large quantity of water that is then used to supply large scale buildings. However over time, water tanks can become contaminated with: dust, dirt, debris, mould, rust, sludge and not to mention the infamous Legionella – a deadly bacteria that excels in water tanks.

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What is DWI Approval?

Obtaining DWI approval is vital in the water industry. But who are the DWI, and why is it so important that you are DWI approved? In this article, we will discuss what DWI approval really means and how it is attained. We will also look at some DWI approved products that have met the standards, as well as finer details of DWI acceptance including Regulation 31. At Covac, we have DWI approval and listed providers of drinking water tanks and water tank lining. Here is why this is something to be proud of.

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