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Emergency water


With a 24/7 manned response service and an experienced fleet of emergency water tankers, we work in collaboration with water companies to ensure their customers are delivered with emergency water in a timely manner.

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How can we help your business?

Whether you experience a failure in your mains supply of water, a burst pipe, leak or some unplanned maintenance, we can satisfy your need for water.


Health and safety

Wincanton support you with a proven track record of delivering industry-leading health and safety standard across the business. We achieve this through our health and safety team, with tailored training to meet specific customer requirements.

We know that cleanliness of water tankers is paramount and therefore we ensure our tankers and bottled water are sampled using UKAS accredited laboratories.


24/7 support

We pride ourselves on operating a 24/7 manned response service team so you’ll always feel like you have someone to talk to and one who can provide you with service support – especially in an emergency.


Meeting emergency obligations

An unexpected water leak or burst main supply can be a huge inconvenience to your business. It affects not only the continuation of the operation, it can also be a risk to staff welfare and health and safety.

We work in collaboration with water companies to ensure their customers are delivered with potable water – when required. As a means of meeting emergency aid, we support water companies to meet their Security and Emergency Measures Direction (SEMD) for small to large scale operations around the clock.

Our strong partnerships with the water companies have assisted in us being part of their emergency plans. All of which has enabled us to work efficiently and with a rapid response to any water emergency.



Hygiene and compliance

Operating in an industry where health, safety and hygiene is paramount, having a health and safety team that are dedicated to providing assessments and training to ensure your water supply needs are taken care of is essential. Stringent sampling and monitoring regimes are carried out to ensure that standards meet and exceed the relevant industry legislation, such as BS8551:2015 concerning the cleanliness of our vehicles and with the handling of potable water.  

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Our Solutions

Our core product is the supply and delivery of tankered water, either as a routine activity or in the event of an emergency.


Water Tankers

We have access to a range of equipment to support the provision of alternative drinking water including static tanks with 1,000 to 28,000 litre capacity. With a history spanning 20 years, we have been providing water solutions across many business sectors. Our focus on water provision using tankers that have experience of running food grade products, allow us to give you a guarantee of delivering you potable water, in bulk. In particular, our water service supply tankers are able to transport UK wide. Learn more


Potable Water Solutions

Our water services even extend to supporting sports events such as marathons, festivals and refilling swimming pools. We have the capability of deploying large static tanks to connect directly to the site plumbing system or fill on-site header or pillow tanks to maintain a continuous supply through a regular top up service. Also for small scale events we can provide innovative ‘bag in box’ 1,000 litre static tanks which are filled at specific agreed locations. A refill service is also available if required.


Bottled Water

If you have a need for a smaller scale water supply or a bulk delivery of a water tanker seems a bit daunting to satisfy your need for an alternative water supply, we can distribute fast and reliable bulk bottled water. Our formats range from 330ml up to 2 litres sizes. Most importantly we have the premise of delivering a bulk supply nationwide in some instances having a next day delivery.

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Why choose Wincanton?

Put simply, our ambition is to be recognised as the best in our chosen markets, with a reputation for delivering service excellence and value to our customers every day. Through our experience, we know that every logistics solution is different. We work closely with our customers to understand their markets so that we can tailor solutions that fit their specific requirements and suit their brand.

Health and safety

We help our people to support our customers by delivering the highest standards in safety. Our priority is to safeguard the well-being of our people, our customers and the wider public through ongoing health and safety education at every level of the business.

IT services

Wincanton has created an in-house IT team responsible for product and services deployment and technology management with well proven and established corporate governance processes.

Change management

Our transformation success is built on the tight integration between all of the teams involved in the change: change management, technology, operations, commercial and HR, allied to robust methodology.

How can we help?

Have a supply chain question, need some help, just want a chat? Contact Wincanton today.