Managing, Containing and Cleaning up Product and Chemical Spills
Spill containment risk and clean up management requires appropriate containment installations and spill clean-up products in order to quickly and effectively manage any spill.
Waterplex offers a range of spill containment and management products. The spill containment products might be where a spill is known or planned to occur or as a safety back-up containment in case of an accidental spill.
In some cases, spill containment solutions maybe be preventative or they may be reactionary.
Preventative Spill Containment
Preventative spill containment solutions are designed to immediately capture any spill that may occur as part of a liquid handling or manufacturing process. They are typically designed and deployed before the activity takes place. The prior deployment means that if a spill occurs it is contained and able to be managed without risk of damage or loss outside the containment environment. The “spill” may even be a known component or rate (for example, leaking equipment or dripping occurring from the decanting from larger storage vessels). A simple example of a preventative spill containment product is a pallet bund.
Reactionary Spill Containment
Reactionary spill containment solutions are designed for fast deployment to contain a spill that is not foreseen or cannot practicably be predicted beforehand. The most important aspects of a reactionary spill containment solution are ease of deployment, ease of storage and handling (cubic measurement and weight) and suitable of the containment product for the liquid spilled (for example, hydrocarbons adversely impact on some materials used in spill containment). An example of a reactionary spill containment solution is a foldable spill containment bund fabricated from a flexible material.
Waterplex Spill Management Products
The Waterplex range of spill management products includes
- Pallet bunding
- Drum bunding
- Portable bunding and spill containment units
- In-site spill bunding liners and barriers
Call the team at Waterplex on 1300 72 66 70 for more information on the range of spill barrier and bunding solutions.