The following letter has gone out to every county council in the country and to the Environment Agency Procurement manager with regard to responding to flood situations throughout the country…
To Whom It May Concern,
In the ongoing flooding situation we would like to offer the following services as required:
We can make available at short notice 4 trained staff and
15ft heavy duty boat (1000kg capacity)
12ft shallow draft boat (250kg capacity)
Pumps (Max 55000 litres p/h)
Water management equipment
All staff have extensive boat experience from general boat use, electrofishing and installations of aerators and bank repair materials from boats. Therefore we can offer:
Transport of people, equipment, sandbags
Unblocking of ditches gullies, culverts etc.
Most other services required in flood situations
Can work completely independently or as part of a larger force
We have comprehensive insurance to cover staff and the public; we also have Hired-In plant insurance. We don’t wish to profiteer on the above services therefore we will reduce our rate by 15% in the current emergency situation.
We can also remediate flood damage to banks using Nicospan and posts, gabions or Rockroll. Any work carried out from contacts made in this period will be discounted by 10%.
Due to our central location we can access most areas very promptly; we can muster staff and equipment and be mobile within 90 minutes.
Contacts as follows:
Office 01536 204335 09:00 – 16:30
Tony McKenna – 07782 109180 Anytime
Ann Leonard – firstname.lastname@example.org
By rotating staff we can maintain a 24 hour service if required. We are happy to ferry staff, stranded motorists, sandbags etc.
Our staff are also experienced excavator and dumper drivers, we have hired in plant insurance.