Utility providers, are you prepared for an emergency?

Emergencies, such as flooding, polluting spills, or running out of back-up fuel are problems utility providers must, where possible, avoid. If disaster does strike, a quick and appropriate response is essential. With the costs high; in terms of downtime, asset failure, environmental risk and reputation damage; ignoring potential emergencies is not a risk worth taking.

We’ll be showcasing our emergency response services at Utility Week Live at Birmingham NEC from the 21st – 23rd April. During the show, the Adler and Allan team is hosting a series of free advisory surgeries on stand D16, covering emergency response as well as flood mitigation, protective coatings and linings and pollution protection for water utilities. To register for Utility Week Live, click here.

Prepare for emergencies
In the first instance, preparing for emergencies will help minimise any negative effect. For polluting spills, the correct spill kits should be onsite. As many utilities providers use oil as a back-up fuel in substations, spill kits specifically for this substance should be available, with designated members of staff versed in the correct procedure.

Flooding can be mitigated against prior to water’s rising – a Flood Risk Assessment will ascertain whether your site is at risk in the first place, providing tailored recommendations, such as flood defences.

Emergency response
In the event of an emergency a quick response is essential. Our team of emergency responders; for flooding, spills, low fuel reserves and other disasters; are available nationwide, delivering 24/7 emergency response and post incident remediation throughout the UK.

Adler and Allan’s flood response teams and associated equipment; such as flood barriers, pumps and temporary storage tanks; can be onsite within a few hours, and, as the leading spill response provider in the UK, Adler and Allan is able to quickly manage any threat to assets or the environment.

Following a flood and/or spill, important steps must be taken to assure the health and safety of individuals involved and protection of key assets. We have highly trained teams, specialist cleaning, sanitising and drying equipment, and can provide remediation of ground and water courses.

Adler and Allan’s Emergency Response Services for the Utilities Sector:
Disaster response
Flood response
Spill response
Emergency fuel delivery

For more information call 0800 592 827



Testimonials


Just a quick email to thank yourself and all the lads that contributed to the spill…a job well done.
Costain
…thanks for the assistance that your call out team provided to help us deal with the water ingress into our building here…I know we get a good service from yourselves with regards to looking after our fuel system but when called upon at such short notice to help out with the water leak, we received an excellent service once again.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Please could we say thank you to the guys who cleaned up the diesel in the oil tank room. I was extremely pleased with the work they have completed and in their work ethics. The floor now looks like you could eat off it.
NG Bailey