pumps for flood recovery

Thames Water seeks emergency pump hire following burst water main

An emergency pumping requirement demands an instant response, particularly when the implications of inaction include members of the public being severely inconvenienced. This was the situation a revered construction company found themselves in after a burst water main in Thamesmead left a quiet residential area flooded.

The contractor was left to handle the project on behalf of Thames Water, with their desire to rectify the issue as soon as possible prompting them to contact Sykes Pumps. Having phoned our local depot in Charlton shortly after the problem was reported, it was evident that the client had an understanding of precisely which unit they were looking for to help remove the nuisance water on site.

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Sykes Pumps protect Doncaster industrial facilities from flooding

Heavy rainfall and subsequent floods have dominated the UK news in recent days, with various parts of the country struck by weather-related disruption. There have been numerous reports of residents requiring alternative accommodation, train services being discontinued, and roads closed, with South Yorkshire being the worst-affected area.

More than 40,000 sandbags have been handed out in Doncaster alone as the emergency services struggle to cope with the scale of the issue. According to the local council, 2,000 people have sought the assistance of a dedicated emergency helpline as the neighbourhood comes to terms with the devastation.

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