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Hosepipe Ban and Water Shortage

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 2nd August 2018

Hosepipe Ban and Water Shortage

Update 02/08/2018 - 14:00: United Utilities has announced in the last hour, the hosepipe ban has been called off. PAL Hire will provide further updates as they're received, but for now, the hosepipe ban will not be taking place.   01/08/2018: It was all sunshine and flowers a few weeks ago. The UK was going through a heatwave, football was returning to its birthplace, and everybody was in high spirits. Then, we had wildfires in Greater Manchester, PAL Hire donated supplies to the fire brigade and volunteers tackling the blaze, and now United Utilities will be introducing a hosepipe ban…

Water Distribution

Relevance: 89%      Posted on: 24th July 2018

Water Distribution

Water is a basic human right, whether it be on a construction site or at an outdoor event, humans require water. They may also require other forms of liquid or solid foods, but if you can provide them water for drinking and sanitation, you will have met the United Nations standard for basic human rights. The need for drinking water is even more prevalent as the Met Office has told Brits to stay out of the sun due to excessive heat, with an amber heatwave warning having been issued. The British heatwave is continuing and with a hosepipe ban to…

Pumping Water in an Emergency

Relevance: 73%      Posted on: 4th September 2018

Pumping Water in an Emergency

During times of an emergency, the average human being runs around like a headless chicken not knowing what to do or who to call and the catastrophe worsens. PAL Hire’s team are not your average human beings, they are a world-class team who resolve problems in a time of need. Due to our UK-wide client base, one of the main issues we’ve had to resolve time and time again has been pumping water out of a property. When the issue first arose, PAL Hire took the step of ensuring we had a wide range of suppliers capable of acting quickly…

Water Bowser

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 15th December 2015

Water Bowser

Water bowsers are an ideal solution if you need water for your toilets or welfare unit.

Drinking Water For Events

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 15th December 2015

Drinking Water For Events

We can arrange for any amount of drinking water to be delivered to your site or event. Bottled water is popular with organisers of events.

Water Fill

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 15th December 2015

Water Fill

We can arrange for water bowsers and containers to be delivered to sites or locations where there are no water mains available.

The Heat Has Arrived

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 28th June 2018

The Heat Has Arrived

…And as soon as it arrived, it left. Not this time. This time it’s different. This time, the heat is here to stay. This time the UK is going to enjoy hot weather for the rest of the summer. This time, thousands of holiday makers will fly from Barcelona to Barnsley to benefit from scorching hot weather, not before seen in the UK. Not only will it be coming home, but it’ll come home to sunshine and blue skies, rather than grey skies and torrential rain. It’s all fun and games until water suppliers issue warnings and wildfires rage over…

Keeping Workers Hydrated

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: 22nd May 2019

Keeping Workers Hydrated

It’s often said that a happy worker makes a productive worker, which we all agree with, but more importantly, a hydrated worker makes a productive worker. Keeping your workers hydrated is an absolute must regardless of the weather or time of year; workers who wear heavy, protective apparel on the job constantly feel the heat. You can keep your workers hydrated by providing access to clean drinking water throughout your site, as well as temporary buildings with a range of amenities. Easy access to fluids ensures workers stay hydrated. Hydrated workers are more comfortable, cool and alert – making for…

9 Point Emergency Business Contingency Recovery – Flooding

Relevance: 16%      Posted on: 25th July 2019

9 Point Emergency Business Contingency Recovery - Flooding

As the mercury rises in the UK, as does the potential for extreme thunderstorms and associated down-pouring of rain. The Met Office has already issued Yellow Warnings for Rainfall that may lead to surface water and flooding in a few places. This is expanded to the potential risk that homes and businesses could become flooded. How to recover from a flood at your company, business or place of work? Here is our list of things to consider when you have a flood disaster at your business. 1) Try and prepare in advance a. Move business critical items as high as…

Tips on Winter Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool Hire

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 20th September 2019

Tips on Winter Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool Hire

Saving time and money... ...on Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool hire during the winter. When the cold spell begins to bite this year, you will need to be prepared with the right equipment on site. During this article we discuss just some of the sticking points to winter hire. What can be done to alleviate known winter issues on site and finally how consolidating your hire suppliers can save you time and money. Autumn officially begins on the 23rd of September this year, and it is a period of adjustment from the heady days of summer. We have had a…