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Flooding, Climate Change, and How to Act in an Emergency

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 31st January 2019

Flooding, Climate Change, and How to Act in an Emergency

For a country that experiences a significant amount of rain throughout the year, the UK still has a lot to learn about flooding, understanding and preventing floods from causing irreparable damage, and ensuring we are prepared for the worst. Recently, the government has approved a £42m flood defence scheme that will protect approx. 110,000 homes and businesses in Hull. The scheme was created as a response to flooding in December 2013, which resulted in more than 250 properties being flooded. Five years after the events could be described as a slow reaction given the number of subsequent storms that have…

Flood Management

Relevance: 80%      Posted on: 15th August 2018

Flood Management

Summer doesn’t last forever. We’re coming into months of cold weather, comfy sweaters, and torrential rain. As is the norm within the UK for the last few years, flooding is expected. Flood management will become a major talking point by the end of the year when parts of the UK will be underwater, and homes and businesses have been destroyed. PAL Hire will protect you. We will protect your business, your home, your valuables, you. There are a few things you can do before you contact PAL Hire to cement your flooding plans: Train every member of staff in flood safety…

500mm Flood Barrier

Relevance: 77%      Posted on: 22nd January 2018

500mm Flood Barrier

Our 500mm Flood Barrier provides a proven and effective flood prevention method. The barrier can be assembled to any length and be arranged to suit any direction and opening. The system can be rapidly deployed by one person.

900mm Flood Barrier

Relevance: 77%      Posted on: 22nd January 2018

900mm Flood Barrier

Our 900mm flood barrier is a robust and effective flood defence system. The barrier can be assembled to any length and be arranged to suit any direction and opening. The system can be rapidly deployed by two persons with ease.

Recovery from Snow and Flood Building Contingency

Relevance: 72%      Posted on: 15th January 2021

Recovery from Snow and Flood Building Contingency

There is always going to be the risk of localised flooding due to sudden thaw or a change in temperature especially after a period of snow. When there are incidents of flooding following a snow event. The pressure on business can be extreme as operations struggle to recover from what is already a trailing time. Whether it is an interruption to production, storage or distribution flooding can be that element of a weather incident you have not factored for. It is already bad enough to have reduced human resources and flying at the seat of your business pants using the…

9 Point Emergency Business Contingency Recovery – Flooding

Relevance: 46%      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…

GB2 Heavy Duty Barrier

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 19th January 2018

GB2 Heavy Duty Barrier

With each barrier providing 2 metres of ground coverage, the GB2 Heavy Duty Barrier (AKA ‘Separator 90 Barrier’) is the most cost effective water filled barrier when it comes to swiftly marking out a longer area. Weighing only 36 kg when empty, up to 220 metres of barrier can be delivered in just one load, and easily assembled by only two people.

There’s a Storm Coming

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 11th October 2018

There's a Storm Coming

There's a storm coming, and we'd all best be ready when he does. A famous movie quote seems appropriate as Storm Callum passes through the UK, no doubt leaving devastation in its wake. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian, and Scottish Borders. This has now been followed up by an amber warning for Wales. As Storm Callum passes the UK, a period of heavy rain will affect Wales on Friday and Saturday. The rain will be accompanied by strong winds, which could lead to the destruction of roads and trees, increasing the likelihood of…

Heavy Rain and Flooding Imminent

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 11th July 2018

Heavy Rain and Flooding Imminent

The heatwave arrived and now it's over…or is it? This could be a brief hiatus into the summer of 2018, which we’re all enjoying and will enjoy once the rain has passed, but as heavy rain is imminent, we at PAL Hire want to warn you and help you prepare for the next few days. At 10:30am, 11 July 2018, the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for North West England. After weeks of sunshine, we knew the rain would eventually arrive, but little we did know it’d arrive with such force, with the potential for heavy downpours throughout…

Buddha Barrier

Relevance: 28%      Posted on: 19th January 2018

Buddha Barrier

The Buddha Barrier is a uniquely designed, completely anti-trip Water Filled Separator. At 800 mm in height, it creates a safer environment for pedestrians over traditional Water Filled Separators, as well as this, the Buddha Barrier can be fitted with a metal fence panel that creates a barrier over 1.8 m in height.