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Corrosion and Your Sprinkler Tank

Have you invested in a sprinkler system and sprinkler tank? Did you know, it is important to stay on top of maintenance? A good sprinkler tank should last for many years. With annual independent inspections, any minor remedial work can be undertaken to extend the life of a tank. However, corrosion should never be ignored. [...]

Wildfires and the Cost of a Sprinkler Tank

Wildfires are raging around the country. The heatwave has put fire safety back in focus. Residents near moors and other open areas have been evacuated as extreme weather causes a hazard. It may have prompted you to think about improving fire safety. You may own or manage a high-rise building. You may run a property [...]

Four Building Types That Need A Fire Tank

If you are a regular visitor to our blog, you will know that we focus on fire safety issues. Over the past year, fire safety equipment has been in demand. Building owners are heeding the public’s concerns over safety. In today’s blog post, we will be looking at the four building types that need a [...]

Sourcing a Low Cost Sprinkler Tank

Reforms to building regulations could force more landlords to install sprinkler systems. Don’t want to wait for legislative changes to Building Regulations? Now is a great time to invest in sprinklers. You may be planning a retrofit project or designing a new build. Sourcing a low cost sprinkler tank will ensure your sprinklers have access [...]

Online Automatic Sprinkler System Information

Online automatic sprinkler system information can be confusing. If you are looking to invest in state-of-the-art fire safety equipment, an automatic sprinkler system is the gold standard. As well as supressing fires and stopping them from spreading, they give people time to evacuate a burning building. But, here at Nationwide Water Solutions Limited, we know [...]

Shopping Centre Saved by Automatic Sprinklers

A fire in a shopping centre has been contained - thanks to automatic sprinklers. The incident, in Kingston, London, happened as a result of an electrical fault. London Fire Brigade said the automatic sprinkler system stopped the fire from spreading and reduced damage. Firefighters received 999 calls to the Bentall Centre at 11.11pm on May [...]

Sprinklers in New Council Homes?

A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy is under way. At the same time, councillors in Cornwall are facing calls to fit sprinklers in all new council homes. Councillors are set to discuss the motion at a meeting today (May 22). If the proposal wins support, it will cost the council £2 million. [...]

 Demand for Sprinkler Tanks Set to Grow

International research suggests rapid growth in the market for automatic sprinkler systems. Western Europe is pinpointed as a major growth area between now and 2026. This is good news for fire pump manufacturers and companies like ours, supplying sprinkler tanks. In urban areas, sprinkler tanks make sense. They provide a ready source of water in [...]

Fresh Concerns Over Hackitt Review

The Royal Institute of British Architects has added its voice to concerns over a Government review into fire safety.  It fears eventual recommendations will fall short of making sprinklers compulsory in some buildings. It is also worried that flammable cladding, like that used on the exterior of Grenfell Tower, will not be banned. It has [...]

3 Things A Sprinkler Tank Inspection Will Tell You

Automatic sprinkler systems are a must have if you own a high-risk building. Think of industrial premises, warehousing, high-rise apartment blocks, hospitals, schools and care homes. But installing an automatic sprinkler system is just one part of the job. Every component needs to be maintained to ensure it is ready to fight fire in an [...]