When it comes to water tanks and the water they store, people do not often know the difference between potable and non potable water. Those that are new to water retaining structures may not have any or very little knowledge on this. However, for the usage of water, it is important that you know how the two water types differ. In this blog article, we will talk you through the uses of both potable and non-potable water so you can learn the difference between the two water types.Continue reading “The Difference Between Potable and Non Potable Water”
If you have a cold water tank at your facility you might be thinking about getting a water tank interior coating. But are you aware of all the benefits of installing a water tank lining?
In this article we cover everything you should know about interior water tank lining and its importance.Continue reading “What is Water Tank Interior Coating and Why is it Important?”
The quality of your stored water is non-negotiable. Whether you’re safeguarding your drinkable water supply, protecting your industrial operations or ensuring agricultural yields, the condition of your water tank is important.
A well-maintained storage tank can help significantly improve the water quality of your water by preventing bacteria from entering your tank.
How to improve water quality and how can water tank relining help maintain the quality of water in your tank? Let’s explore more on the topic!Continue reading “How to Improve Water Quality with Water Tank Relining”
In a wide variety of industries, cooling towers are highly important. As such, facility managers should be aware of cooling tower corrosion.
Most importantly, site managers should know what preventative measures exist. This is because corrosion can impact cooling tower performance, which has a knock on effect for the entire facility.
Thankfully, cooling tower corrosion, for the most part, can be prevented and sometimes reversed. As a team with a wealth of maintenance experience, we can attest to this.
Today, we at COVAC are providing you with an extensive overview of cooling tower corrosion. We are going to explore how it occurs, as well as common preventative maintenance which can be performed. Continue below for more information.Continue reading “Understanding Cooling Tower Corrosion”
Building water systems come in many forms. Both domestic, commercial and industrial buildings have water systems which supply both drinking and non drinking water to inhabitants.
Regardless of the setting, it is important that building owners and managers take the necessary steps to combat Legionella. Not only is not doing this a law breaking act, but you put people at risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease. In some cases this is fatal, so it is highly important to enforce the correct preventative measures.
Today, we at COVAC are delving further into this topic. We want to explore building water systems and the people who manage them. Additionally, we want to illustrate how building managers mitigate the risk of any inhabitants developing Legionnaires’ disease. We will demonstrate the steps people take to prevent the growth of Legionella bacteria. Continue below.Continue reading “Managing Legionella in Building Water Systems”
The commercial water tank is used in many industries, and comes in many different forms. From the steel water tank to the concrete water tank, each variation has distinct characteristics and benefits.
If you have limited experience in the industry, or with this particular product, you may be scratching your head at this point. There are so many options, so selecting the correct one can be confusing.
This is why we have opted to write the following article today. We at COVAC are going to explore the many different forms of water storage tank, and outline what their intended uses are. Continue below.Continue reading “What Is the Best Type of Commercial Water Tank?”
Water tanks experience natural deterioration over years of use, which can progress to the point where it seems obvious to buy a new water tank, rather than attempt to fix the one you have. But as the saying goes; ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. But if it is broke, should you replace it?
In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of buying a new water tank and evaluate whether it’s actually worth it or whether water tank lining can solve all your problems.Continue reading “Is it Worth Buying a New Water Tank?”
Learning how to prevent mould in your workplace is a great way to protect you, your employees, your assets, and your building itself from irreversible damage. However, if it’s too late and you’re instead searching for methods of how to stop mould, don’t worry. We’ll cover that too.
In this article, we’ll discuss how to prevent mould, and the different measures you could use, as well as how to stop mould, explain why mould should be stopped, and ways of identifying mould types that may be found in your workplace.Continue reading “How to Prevent Mould From Growing in the Workplace”
If you haven’t had maintenance checks on your warehouse water tank recently, you could be at risk of a legionella outbreak. Legionella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious lung infections when inhaled. So, controlling the conditions of your warehouse water tank is integral to protecting those who work in it.
In this article, we discuss what Legionella is, the symptoms of Legionnaires disease, how Legionella is transmitted, and the steps you can take to prevent the risk of Legionella in your warehouse water tank.
Business water bills are at an all-time high in the current climate, so now is the time to start thinking about ways to save water at work and bring your monthly expenses back down to earth. Some of the methods we’ll cover in this list require investment for a long-term solution. But others simply require a change of habit that your employees can all participate in to substantially reduce your business water bills.Continue reading “How to Save Water at Work & Reduce Business Water Bills”
Legionella checks are quarterly water hygiene risk assessments that ensure your hot and cold water systems are healthy and there are no Legionella bacteria inside. There are a few reasons why Legionella may develop in your water tank, so there are steps you can take to avoid it. Water tank maintenance and attention to your tank lining can impact the rate at which various bacteria’s and fungi grow in your tank, so it is important to be aware of them.
In this article, we will discuss what Legionella checks are, why Legionella may develop in your tank, the effects the bacteria can have on the human body, and the methods you can use to prevent growth.Continue reading “What Do Legionella Checks and Assessments Look Like”