It’s that gully emptying time of year again.
Autumn is now in full swing, the leaves are turning from green to autumnal colours and falling off the trees. Even though the autumn leaves are pretty, mixed with the rain water from the typical British wet weather, without prior planning this could then result in havoc. With building site road gullies, car park and street gullies becoming blocked.
If the gully becomes blocked it can then cause flash floods in heavy rain situations as the rain water will not be able to be drained away properly. Gullies are commonly found in a car park site postcodes, if they become blocked this could lead to you being left with a flooded car park. This could then force you to close the car park, until the matter is resolved.
This week at Tardis Environmental we were called out to a company with a flooded car park. See below for the not very pretty pictures of the event. This is a scary example of how car parks can be affected when the gullies become blocked. Unfortunately for this company, that car in the middle was of a visitor!
To avoid something similar happening to your car park and to the high insurance costs associated with this, planning ahead is key. It is advisable to ensure gully emptying is regularly maintained to avoid such circumstances.
Here at Tardis Environmental our gully suckers are specialised tankers. Our tankers have suction specialised gear that will take up the wet waste from hollows and spaces and then take the wet waste and carry it to a suitable disposal point. Specific suction power is often needed for gully emptying as the material being removed can contain bulky debris such as branches and stones.