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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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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