Monthly Archives: August 2018

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How Much Do You Know About Sprinkler Tank Maintenance?

Sprinkler tanks play a pivotal role in fire safety. But what about sprinkler tank maintenance? In a high-risk building,  a sprinkler tank can mean the difference between life and death. If your building benefits from an automatic sprinkler system, how well is your sprinkler tank maintained? Sprinkler tanks are often overlooked. But they require annual [...]

4 Reasons to Learn More About Investing in a Sprinkler Tank

Is fire safety on your mind? Have you considered the benefits of investing in a sprinkler tank? We are Nationwide Water Solutions. We're here to answer any questions you may have about this highly beneficial water storage solution. Fire safety is paramount if you own a high-rise building, care home, public building, warehouse or industrial [...]

Approved Sprinkler Tank: What Does That Mean?

The sprinkler tank performs a vital role in fire safety. While often installed to meet building regulations, it forms a pivotal part of an automatic sprinkler system. However, every fire tank installed in the UK must meet approved sprinkler tank standards. So, what does ‘approved’ sprinkler tank mean? All sprinkler tanks should be approved by [...]

Why Does My Building Need A Sprinkler Tank?

Fire safety is in the news. And so too is the sprinkler tank. The stark reality of what fire can do has hit home following a number of major tragedies. Building owners are realising the importance of investing in good fire protection. Automatic sprinkler systems are becoming more and more commonplace. Not just in high-rise [...]

Automatic Sprinklers Praised After Tealights Set Curtains on Fire

Firefighters in Wiltshire have praised automatic sprinklers following a flat fire in Salisbury. The sprinklers extinguished the blaze almost immediately. Not only was the damage contained, water damage was minimal. The fire was reported in a property at Avon Reach on Wednesday morning. Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is currently promoting the installation [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Fire Safety, Sprinkler Systems, Sprinkler Tanks, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Families Evacuated After Major Fire in Rochdale Mill

Thirty homes were evacuated overnight (last night) following a major blaze at a mill building in Rochdale. A local magistrates’ court was opened to provide shelter for those forced to flee their homes. Firefighters were called to the scene at 10.35pm last night, the fire service has confirmed. The blaze happened in Greenfield Lane. Paul [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Staffing Shortages Cut Fire Cover

If there was ever a good reason to invest in a sprinkler tank this is it. In Britain today there are fire engines with no crew. In fact, in Aberdeen, Scotland, a number of the city’s six fire appliances have been stood down over the past week - because of staffing shortages. With public services [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Fire Safety, Sprinkler Tank|0 Comments

Why Schools Need A Sprinkler Tank

The summer holiday is a good time to outline the benefits of a sprinkler tank. August is a prime month for fires in schools. And in the UK, fires in educational buildings are on the rise. In London alone, they have risen by more than 30 per cent in the last year. London Fire Brigade [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Fire Safety, Sprinkler Tank|0 Comments