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Why Choose Us In The Event Of An Oil Spill?

By |2019-02-19T11:01:24+00:00February 15th, 2019|Company news, Oil Spill|

Oil pollution will not only damage your property, it could devalue it and potentially harm your health and wellbeing if it’s not cleaned up correctly. AVADA Environmental can provide the help you need if you are suffering from the consequences of an oil spill at your premises, from the initial investigation through to the

Dealing with a Neighbours Oil Leak?

By |2019-02-15T15:08:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|Environment, Oil Spill|

Your home is your fortress. But how would you address the situation if it were to be damaged by a neighbour accidentally? It’s not unusual for homeowners to suffer damage to their property at the hands of a neighbour, particularly in the event of an oil spill, as kerosene will migrate rapidly through soil and

Does Home Insurance Cover Oil Spills?

By |2019-02-21T15:47:48+00:00January 25th, 2019|Environment, Oil Spill|

The majority of residents who have domestic oil tanks assume that their home insurance policy would cover the clean-up costs in the event of a spillage or oil leak.  Many policies will cover the environmental clean-up costs, but occasionally, some don't. We recommend that homeowners ensure that both the immediate aftermath of an oil leak

Do I Need To Move Out During Oil Spill Clean-Up?

By |2019-01-17T16:39:09+00:00January 17th, 2019|Environment, Oil Spill|

Every year, there are thousands of reported pollution incidents across Ireland and the UK caused by leaking or spilt oil, with many of these incidents occurring on residential properties. A spill of diesel or kerosene from your oil tank can be dangerous for the water environment, human health and the wider environment, which means the

Can A Heating Oil Spill Harm My Health?

By |2019-01-09T13:39:23+00:00January 9th, 2019|Environment, Oil Spill|

Yes! An oil leak in your home should not be viewed lightly and you should take immediate action if you have one, as it can cause severe damage to a property as well as threaten human health. The effects of oil spills on humans may be direct and indirect, depending on the type of contact

How Damaging Can An Oil Spill Be To My Property?

By |2019-01-09T10:49:55+00:00January 9th, 2019|Oil Spill|

Every oil spill is different, and the impact of a fuel leak can vary from site to site. Although releases from residential heating oil tanks are often extremely problematic, and the clean-up will gradually become more complex the longer the spill is left untreated. Here’s some of the common consequences of a domestic oil leak:

Pollution Prevention: Do You Need An Oil Separator At Your Site?

By |2018-12-13T09:05:48+00:00December 12th, 2018|Contamination, Environment, Oil Spill, Water|

Fuel and oil separators/interceptors play a significant role in managing contaminated run-off and spills. If you don’t have the right type of separator or if it’s poorly maintained, serious problems can occur. The worst outcome is to see fuel or oil contaminate local waterways. The environment suffers of course, but so does your business,

Contaminated Land: A Guide For Developers

By |2018-11-29T17:10:08+00:00November 29th, 2018|Architecture, Contamination, Land Contamination, Uncategorized|

Land contamination may arise from a previous use of a site, or an adjacent site, that has had an industrial, commercial or landfilling activity.  And strict regulations are implied across the UK as land contamination can have significant adverse effects on human health, property, ecosystems and water quality. AVADA Environmental has prepared a guidance

EU takes action over dangerous levels of trihalomethanes in Ireland’s drinking water system

By |2018-11-15T19:00:52+00:00November 14th, 2018|Contamination, Environment, News, Water|

The European Commission recently opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking water supplies across the country. The Infringement was first brought to the attention of the European Commission in 2011, when Friends of the Irish Environment made

Contaminated Land Risk Assessment Tiers Explained

By |2018-10-29T14:19:52+00:00October 29th, 2018|Land Contamination, Remediation|

Risk assessments can be undertaken at three distinct levels of detail.  At each tier, the five key tasks, which have been listed below, are undertaken to provide information and data in order to make a risk management decision or to decide whether it is necessary to proceed to the next level of detail. Problem Identification