Water Hygiene Specialist joins the Tardis team

Water hygiene

John Lewis, Water Hygienist – Tardis Environmental

 John Lewis Tardis Environmental’s Water Hygiene Specialist

John’s background in water hygiene spans more than 25 years in the fields of industrial and commercial water treatment conducting testing for large companies such as Cadburys, Jaguar Cars, Tesco, Morrisons and local authorities. He also spent several years with Severn Trent Laboratories.

Tardis H2o

Tardis Environmental H2o

John recently joined Tardis Environmental to spearhead the rollout of our new H2O drinking water services program providing both on-site and laboratory based testing for drinking water safety.

On site service, in – lab results

When you’re dealing with people’s health and hygiene, you need to be sure of your water quality.

Tardis Environmental have been in the bulk water business for almost twenty years so we know a thing or two about water.

These days, assuring the fitness for purpose of your drinking water and the cleanliness of your storage methods comes under strict regulation.

With our new laboratory facilities, we can offer you in-house bacteria monitoring backed up with a regular testing program of your stored bulk drinking water.

 Rigorous cleansing, strict procedures

Water hygiene

Towable 1000 litre drinking water bowser

We carry out daily, weekly and monthly chemical and bacteria monitoring providing strict control on the quality of water we supply from our sites which includes the water used to clean the vessels that store your drinking water all carried out following Health & Safety guidelines.

We’ve the capacity via mobile testing equipment, to provide on-site chemical and bacteria testing on water that has been stored for more than 48 hours (following drinking water guidelines). This includes a test for E-Coli analysed by UKAS accredited laboratories.

We carry out on-site cleans and Chlorination of utilities, buildings (such as welfare cabins, toilet blocks etc), providing certificates of work carried out and its compliance with Health & Safety guidelines.

We only use water storage vessels and pumps which comply with WRAS and DWI Regulation 31.

Water supplied is only drawn from wholesome water authority sources.

Other methods (which we don’t use)

Commonly (and for convenience), many testing services use a system known as ATP for on-site water testing, employing hand held meters.

ATP or Adenosine triphosphate is not a foolproof bacteria test, especially where Legionella bacteria is concerned.

To be truly sure of the cleanliness of your drinking water, opt for a sample taken on-site and analysed in a designated UKAS accredited laboratory. Testing for bacteria by these laboratories conforms to guidance set out in the ACOP L8 document and provides evidence ensuring our on-site testing regime is effective.

Tardis Environmental follow strict guidelines set out in ACOP L8 (2013) Legionnaire’s disease, the control of Legionella bacteria in water systems and the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) guidance document on the implementation of the water supply (Water Quality) regulations 2000 (as amended in England 2012)

New Vans and Land Rovers Coming to Tardis Environmental

2 new vans have arrived at Tardis headquarters and have now received the Tardis paintwork and have now been given the chapter 8 makeover. These two small vans will be used to support our tankers out in the field.

Tardis Van

 

The Tardis vans will help protect the driver by correctly directing the traffic around the work area. They will also assist the general public as well by keeping them safe and away from the work area and keeping your business open and keeping the disruption to your customers to a minimal.

Tardis Van

2 New Tardis Land Rovers Join Our Fleet

We have also taken delivery of 2 new Tardis Land Rovers. These 2 vehicles will both have separate jobs. One will be used by our mechanics to visit and fix our tankers and service vehicles at other depots and will be able to have all the correct equipment with in the back of the Land Rover.

Our second Land Rover will be for our Health and safety officer, who will be able to visit sites and check to make sure the area is safe and secure and that the driver has good access to where the job. Our health and safety officer not only checks sites to make sure that our drivers are safe but the general public are safe as well and that our drivers are keeping within H&S guidelines and rules.

Our services include; septic tank emptying, portable toilet hire, water bowser hire, drain unblocking and jetting. These are just some the services that Tardis Environmental can provide for you. To find out more visit www.tardishire.co.uk or call 0800 731 0589 and speak to one of our advisors.

6 Brand New Water Tanks

6 New Water Tanks Have Landed

10,000 Water Tanks

We have just taken delivery of 6 brand new 10,000 litre water tanks. These 10,000 litre tanks are now having the Tardis stickers placed on them and will then have a 3” bauer refill connector. The 3” bauer connector will mean our drivers will be able to refill the tanks quickly, thanks to the easy to reach refill connection point on the tank.

Did you know that you could also hire a WRAS approved water tank from us as well. WRAS approved tanks can be used to house drinking water. When connecting a WRAS approved tank, make sure you use a WRAS approved fitter. Our Tardis fitters are WRAS approved and only use WRAS approved connections for WRAS water tanks. If you don’t use WRAS approved products to connect the water tank then the water tank is no longer WRAS approved and no longer safe for to use as a drinking water tank. All our Tardis driver and fitters are trained and accredited in EUSR Water Hygiene.

If you would like more information on our Tardis Fitter service or would like to book a WRAS approved water tank then give our friendly hire desk team a call today on Free Phone 0800 731 0589.

WRAS Approved Water Tanks and Bowsers

WRAS Approved Water Bowsers

Did you know that Tardis Environmental have WRAS approved products?

So what does WRAS approved mean

WRAS means The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme and for a product to be WRAS approved it demonstrates that the item complies with the high standards that the water regulations promulgated back in 1999 for the United Kingdom. So you now know that our WRAS approved water bowsers and water tanks come at a high standard.

 What does WRAS cover?

WRAS covers all plumbing systems, water fittings, water bowsers, water tanks and any equipment that is going to supply water from the public water supply.

Water Bowser

Is it a illegal requirement to have WRAS products?

No it is not illegal to install a product that is not WRAS, but you may need to have proof or prove the compliance in other ways. No WRAS approved products are mainly used in areas where human health could not be compromised. We can provided WRAS approved piping and fitting along with our highly trained Tardis plumber.

How can you tell if its WRAS Approved?

On all WRAS approved there should be a WRAS approval number this is a way of proving that the product is WRAS approved. But even if for say the water bowser is WRAS approved if it was installed or operated incorrectly then this might breach the water regulations 1999. Don’t worry we have a Tardis Plumber who knows all about WRAS installation and operation.

WRAS Water Bowser

If you need more information on our WRAS approved water bowserand water tanks then give our hire desk team a call today on – 0800 731 0589 or send us an E-mail: info@tardishire.co.uk Website: www.tardishire.co.uk

Tanker Trailer Hire

Water Tanker Trailer Services

We have purchased three more 30,000 litre water tanker trailers. Our tanker trailers can be used for a variety of jobs.

Here is a small list of jobs and services our tanker trailers can perform.
Our tanker can supply up to 30,000 litres of clean water, which can be used to fill up a large tank or it can be used to fill multiple water bowsers on one site.Bulk water refill

Soakaway and Percolation Testing

With the capacity to hold up to 30,000 litres of fresh water our tanker trailers are ideal for large Soakaway and percolation tests.

Tanker Trailer

 

 

 

 

Swimming Pool Filling

Our water tanker trailers are food grade along with its food grade water pipes. Plus all our drivers are trained in EUSR in water hygiene. This is to ensure that the water we deliver is clean and fresh.

Hydro Demolition Water Supply

Some sites don’t have access to a mains water supply and need a large amount of water.

We don’t just have 30,000 litre tanker trailers available for hire. We can also supply you with a smaller but still large supply of Bulk water. We have a number of ISO tanker trailers that can hold 18,000 litres of water and not only can it be transported on a trailer, but can also be taken off the trailer and be used as an long term static water tank.

For all enquires on our water tanker trailers services please call 0800 731 0589 or visit our website for more details on our services

Tanker Trailers

Need a Large Tanker Trailer to hold water?

Water Tanker Trailer

Tardis Environmental has just purchased 3 new 30,000 litre water tanker trailers ready for hire. We have had high demand for bulk water storage and supply. As soon as we got our tanker trailers in they were out within days supplying and delivering 30,000 litres of fresh water. We have also got one of them on a permanent hire as the client needs a bulk supply of water and has no means of getting a mains water supply.

Tanker Trailer

18000 water tank

 

 

 

 

 

We don’t just have 30,000 litre tanker trailers that can deliver a bulk supply of water. If 30,000 litres of water is too much, but you are in need of a large supply of bulk water then our new 18,000 litre water tank will be ideal if you just want 18,000 litres of fresh water.

The water tank can also be Lifted off the trailer to help conserve some space.

Water Bowser Hire

 

 

 

 

 

If tanker trailers are still too large for your need then we can supply water bowsers from 1,000 litres, 2,400 litres, 5,500 litres and 10,000 litres of fresh water.

Call today for more information on our tanker trailer hire and water services. Freephone 0800 731 0589

Water Bowsers

What can water bowser be used for?

Water bowsers can come in all shapes and sizes depending on what you would use the water bowser for.

Water bowsers have many uses

1,000 IBC Water Bowser

Small 1,000 litre water bowser is many used to supply small amount of water to a small welfare unit or just to help water the garden. When these water bowsers are filled with water there total weight is 1 ton, which can then be used as a marquee weight if you have to build your marquee on tarmac.

500 gallon static

Water Bowser Hire

New Static Water Bowser

Our 500 gallon water bowsers can be used for supplying water to a welfare unit, or can be used as a main water supply, if no mains water is available for companies like hydro demolition who need lots of water to perform their jobs.

500 gallon towable water bowser

The 500 gallon towable bowser is pretty much the same as the static bowser, but is placed on a towable trailer. With it’s off road tyres it is the ideal choice for construction sites that need to move the water bowser around the site. The towable water bowser can also be fitted with a dust suppression kit.

10,000 Litre large Water Tank

This is many used for sites that are contracted to be at a site over a long period. Can also supply large amounts of water to large welfare units. It’s also the choice of most hydro demolition companies as it holds vast amount of water. With its new easy refill tap, our drivers can do a water refill with ease.

All our drivers are EUSR Water Hygiene trained to give you that piece of mind, when refilling the water supply.

If you need more information on our water bowser hire service then give us a call today on 0800 731 0589.

Bulk Water Anyone?

Do you need a bulk water supply?

If you are working at a construction site and there is no mains water, then the next best thing is a supply on bulk water. Bulk water can either can as a large 6,000 gallon water tank or a 4,000 galloon trailered ISO water tank. These are mainly for someone who has machines that need a lot of water like a hydro demolition company or if you have a large welfare unit that needs a lot of water. If you think you going to need an ISO water tank for a constant bulk water supply then a static ISO Tank would be a better choice for you.

6000 Gallon Water Tank

Bulk water tanks are not the only solution. You could hire a water bowser which is smaller and easier to find a place for. There are a few types of water bowsers that you need to keep in mind. First of you can have the massive 10,000 litre water bowser if the 4,000 gallon ISO Water tankis too big.

Large Water Bowser

Then we have our 2,000 litre static and towable water bowsers.

The static water bowser is much like the large water bowser where it will stay in one place. The towable water is highly mobile with its off road tyres. The towable bowser is placed on a trailer which can then be hooked up to a tow bar and transported to another location with ease.

All our ISO bulk water tanks and our water bowsers can also come with an electric on demand water pump for a better flow of water. Petrol water pumps are also available.

For any more information on any of our services please call 0800 731 0589

What is a Soakaway?

Information on Soakaway test

In April 2002 a surface water soakaway design was introduced, this was to ensure that storm water soaks away effective.

Don’t think you need a soakaway! Building Regulation H3 Says,

‘The requirements of H3 will be met if rainwater soaking into the ground is distributed sufficiently so that it does not damage foundations of the proposed building or any adjacent structures’.

The H3 Regulation guidance note outlines suitable arrangements for domestic type soakaways only, and it should not be taken as a definitive guide. For more detailed guidance refer to the aforementioned document.

So what is the function of a soakaway?

A Soakaway must be able to immediately store storm-water or heavy rain to runoff and allow the water’s efficient infiltration into the adjacent soil. The time it takes for the water to soakaway will determine the size of the soakaway required.

This is where our Towable Bowser or bulk water H2O Tankers can help in hot conditions like summer where rain might not come for a few weeks (This is Britain but even we have sunny spells). We can supply Clean Water (None Drinking) from 500 all the way up to 6,000 gallons.

For more information on how Tardis Environmental can help you perform a soakaway test call 0800 731 0589 or visit our website for more details.

Need More Water Bowsers

Water bowsers in high demand

We have just purchasedmore towable water bowsers due to the high demand we are receiving. Our water bowsers can come either as towable or static with the capacity to hold approximately 500 gallons of clean fresh water. Our towable Bowsers will also have off road tyres for easy transportation on construction sites.

Water Bowser Hire

The Water that is stored within the bowser is not for drinking! It is only to be used for washing and general water use.

If you need drinking water then hire out one of our 250 gallon towable drinking water bowsers.

Need bulk water?

We can supply you with a 10,000 litre water bowser if you need a bulk supply of water. We can also arrange a scheduled water refill. Our 10,000 water bowser now have an easy to fill inlet pipe that allows our Driver to fill the bowser without having to open the hatch that is located on top of the Water bowser.

10000 Water Bowser

We can also supply fresh water up to 6,000 gallons.

All our bowsers have an on/off tap that will stop and release the flow of water. This is okay if you don’t need it to flow like a tap at home.  If you need fast flowing water then you could also add an on-demand water pump.

For all the information or advice please call Tardis on our Freephone number 0800 731 0589. Or visit our website and see what other services we can provide you.