Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Make sure that you are flood aware. Is your site at risk from any type of flooding? You could be at risk from:
You can check using flood maps.
NetRegs has a list of resources you can use to prepare for flooding, including guidance on where to find flood protection equipment.
NetRegs: Manage flood risk
Carry out a fire risk assessment to identify and reduce potential causes of site fires. Use this to position extinguishers, fire blankets or sprinklers. Invite the Fire and Rescue Service to your site to discuss potential outcomes of fires, how to prevent them, best practice techniques and how to develop an incident response plan.
Be aware of risks associated with climate change. For information visit:
Preparing for emergencies: flooding and fire
A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.
Brewing and Distilling Technical Drop-in Day: Waste, Water, Energy, Brewing and Distilling is booming due to high demand for quality Scottish beers and spirits. All this growth is also leading to a boom in food waste, energy and water use.
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