Ever gone down a sewage pipe?

Warning: Wet wipes are NOT flushable and cause up to 75% of sewage drain blockages. Repairs can be very costly for both residents and water utilities. It is truly amazing what people stuff down toilets. Let’s not go into details. Sewage pipes are often deep underground and when the system clogs up it can be

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The cost of Poms stuck in traffic

Linking the quality of emergency response to the cost of the emergency for the economy should be encouraged. If emergency services cannot deploy efficient equipment the economy will bear the brunt. We applaud the UK Government for giving us insight in savings of a flood emergency; savings realized by using a more efficient high volume

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Port of Mackay: Let the fuel unloading begin!

Import of diesel and other fuel products to medium sized ports around Australia is on the rise, partly fueled by closure of some of our refineries, but also as new fuel suppliers expand their operations. The unloading of fuel in ports requires additional fire protection. When berths have multiple users, this additional fire protection is

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Hytrans mobile high volume water system supports environmental alarm in Minden-Lübbecke

Hytrans Fire System used in environmental emergency on the Bastau River in the Minden-Luebbecke district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. After heavy rain and high water levels in early July this year the oxygen content in more than 19 kilometers of the Bastau River dropped considerably. Pungent smells and discoloured water resulted and the authorities feared for

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