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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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Maintaining Drinking Water Tanks

Maintaining drinking water tanks is an incredibly important and often overlooked element of owning specialised water tanks. Knowing basic drinking water tank maintenance is a great way to get ahead of any potential issues that may occur in your water system. This issue is even more important due to the fact that you, or other people, will be consuming the water stored in these tanks. Without appropriate maintenance, your water tanks may find themselves diminishing in quality and could become dangerous. In this article, we will talk about some of the ways in which you can prevent any potential issues with your drinking water as well as what you can do with your existing water tanks to stop problems from arising.

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5 Tips to Avoid Water Tank Replacements

Knowing how to avoid water tank replacements can save you a lot of money. There are many ways in which you can keep your water tanks up to correct standards; having to replace the tank does not have to be the final answer. Whilst sometimes you may have to replace your water tank, the majority of the time you will be able to perform maintenance, refurbishments or repairs in order to keep your water tanks up and running. Here are our top five tips in how to avoid water tank replacements, including how to use our refurbishment and repairs services to save you money.

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The Importance of Water Tank Cleaning

Tank after being lined by Covac

Water storage tanks can be found in a large number of modern settings, from businesses to hospitals, educational facilities and many more. This is why water tank cleaning has become essential for maintaining a safe supply of water to all of these places.

Water tanks can become breeding grounds for potentially harmful bacteria, the most common of which being Legionella. Legionella is a bacteria that can lead to the development of Legionnaires’ disease, a condition that can be contracted by breathing in droplets of water containing Legionella bacteria.

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How To Combat a Leaking Water Tank

Concrete water tanks outside of an industrial building

When you are faced with water tank leaking it is a stressful situation to deal with and it can be difficult to find to the cause of the leak. So, if you are met with the event of a leaking water tank, we have put together a guide in our latest blog article. So, read on to find out how you can combat water tank leaks.

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Our Recent Audit & Recertification By BSI

We were recently audited by BSI here at Covac and we are delighted to announce that we have achieved our recertification that complies with the requirements of 9001:2015. In order to achieve this, we were required to pass the standards set by BSI for Quality Management Systems and Environmental Management Systems. Read on to find out how we received our latest certificates.

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What is Acothane DW & How Does It Work

Water tank relined with the COVAC coating Acothane DW

You may have noticed on our site that we mention our COVAC coating/Acothane DW a lot and you may be wondering what it is and how does it work. Well, you can rest assured as in this article we will cover all of your questions and queries regarding Acothane DW. So, whether Covac has completed a tank relining job on one of your water tanks before or you are interested in what coating we use, this article will explain everything you need to know about the Acothane DW coating.

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How To Stop Erosion in Water Tanks

Eroded concrete water tank before being relined

Knowing how to stop erosion in water tanks is essential for those who have concrete water tanks at their facilities. In recent years concrete water tanks have become popular as they are cheaper and have better accessibility compared to steel water tanks. Although concrete water tanks are strong and durable, they are still susceptible to erosion. So, in this article, we will talk you through what you can do to prevent water tank erosion in your concrete water retaining structures.

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What is WRAS Approval

You may have seen the WRAS approved logo online or on our website before, however, do you know what it means. When working on water retaining structures, we are sometimes asked whether the WRAS certification is important, so we have focused our latest article on explaining what WRAS approval is. This post will answer all of your WRAS related questions so you can realise how significant it is within the water supplies industry.

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Why You Should Choose Tank Relining Over Replacement

Effluent tank after tank relining service

If you do not know why you should choose tank relining over replacement, you could end up spending a fortune on a new water retaining structure. To save you the great cost we have put together this guide on why you should choose to reline your tank rather than replacing your tank. You may believe that your water tank is beyond repair but in our time, we have repaired and relined many tanks that had appeared to have reached the end of their lifetime. So, take note today to ensure you choose the right option when your liquid retaining structure is suffering from faults.

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