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Leaking Oil Tank Newry

SSS Alleviate were contacted by a concerned homeowner who realised that he had a leaking oil tank in Newry following a recent fill of oil. Upon inspection of the oil tank he realised that a crack was present in a low location in the side of the oil tank. With over 1600L inside the oil tank, he was extremely concerned that if he didn’t take action fast, it could result in a significant oil spill and remedial works.  The combination of the warm weather, recent large fill of oil and age of the oil tank were all contributing factors to it cracking. He contacted SSS Alleviate who immediately mobilised to the property to undertake emergency works.

Upon arriving at the property, we immediately got to work transferring the contents of the tank to a temporary oil tank. Our oil transfer pump made light work of over 1600L of home heating oil and we had it safely secured in no time. The temporary oil tank was connected to the boiler using temporary oil line, ensuring that the customer still had heat for the duration of his oil tank replacement works. 

Once the oil had been secured, SSS Alleviate checked the soils to see whether any oil spill clean up was required. Fortunately on this occasion, our fast response prevent any significant damage from the home heating oil. If more of the contents of the tank had been lost, it is likely that the insured and neighbouring property would have badly impacted, 

If you have noticed an urgent issue with your oil tank such as bulging or cracking, we urge you to contact us immediately or visit our page on oil leak response. If you are looking for oil tank removal or oil tank replacement call us on 07391270659 or email info@sssalleviate.com.

For government guidance on oil spills at home click the following link https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/oil-spills-home.

Leaking Oil Tank Newry
Leaking Oil Tank Newry
Leaking Oil Tank Newry
Leaking Oil Tank Newry

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