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Water in Oil Tank NI

We were instructed by homeowners in NI to remove water/sludge inside an oil tank after their oil pump at the boiler failed due to water ingress. As the homeowner did not have any heat until the issue was sorted, we attended site soon after their call. Using water detection paste, we confirmed the quantity of water inside the oil tank. 

Using our specialised pumping equipment, we quickly removed around 100L of oily water and sludge. The supply pipe and oil filters were also cleaned down to prevent any more water reaching the boiler.  The boiler was then tested, however, it unfortunately required a replacement oil pump as it had been badly impacted by the water and was not repairable. The oil nozzle was also impacted by the water and also required replacement to ensure maximum efficiency and prevent boiler breakdown. Once these works were undertaken the boiler successfully ran and we undertook a flue gas analysis. 

We undertook a very thorough inspection of the oil tank to check whether the water was coming from cracks/openings in the tank or condensation. On this occasion, we identified a crack on top of the oil storage tank, this was sealed and an oil tank replacement was recommended. 

For more information check out our page on water in oil tank, call us on 07391270659 or email info@sssalleviate.com. If you have noticed an urgent issue with your oil tank such as bulging or a cracking, we urge you to contact us immediately or visit our page on oil leak response

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