Do you know about oil spills?
Oil is dangerous to the natural habitat and the wildlife around us. Once an oil spill occurs it is difficult to clean up and will contaminate the water surface and underground.
The ground water provides 75% of the South West’s public water supply and is very vulnerable to contamination as it can travel over a huge distance very rapidly.
Oil spill happen more often then you think in our counties and can be very difficult and costly to clean up.
It’s common sense to have suitable insurance in place when you are heating your property with domestic oil heating stored in an Oil tank. If you are not sure if you are covered, we would advise you to check with your insurance company. The policy should have a high enough liability limit to cover you if neighbouring land and/or bore holes are affected. As you are required to clean up an oil spill under the water resource act 1191, it will be advisable to check your policy if the clean up on your own property is covered as well.
Prevent it is better than curing it, it can take months even years to clean up a large oil spill it will cost you hundreds of thousand so of pounds. Here are some tips to prevent a possible oil spill:
Unfortunately, in some cases oil leaks will occur, you might smell the oil in the air, see oil patches or you can see the tank splitting and dripping. If this is the case stop what you are doing and act;
Hopefully we will get this sorted soon however if you have any urgent enquiries please email us on email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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