Drinking Water Supply

All Tardis water technicians and the tanker drivers delivering the water hold the EUSR National Water Hygiene ‘Blue Card’ as a minimum. The UK water industry recognise the scheme as a crucial part in ensuring the protection of public health and promoting safe drinking water practices.

Bulk Drinking Water

Our bulk water tankers can deliver up to 30,000 litres of quality assured drinking water per load. 

All water loaded onto Tardis H2O tankers is drawn from licenced water authority sources using the appropriate hydrant, standpipe and pipework.

In the case of drinking water, procedures are followed to preserve the integrity of the water being loaded on to the tanker and protect its fitness for purpose.

This begins with the preparation as the tanker as the bulk holding vessel. The tanker is washed out and disinfected, following a procedural routine, prior to any loading of water.

Hoses and fittings used are WRAS approved and are disinfected before use.

After loading water is tested from the tanker and verified as fit for purpose (drinking).

The water is quality assured as fit for purpose from point of loading to point of delivery.

Responsibility for the fitness for purpose of the payload, passes from Tardis H2O to the client at the point of delivery.

It is essential that in order to preserve the fitness for purpose of the water payload, the receiving vessel has been prepared in the same way as the tanker, with the integrity of the payload in mind.

If the storage vessel has been supplied by Tardis H2O, it will have been correctly prepared and the lid closed and sealed.

If the seal is broken or has been tampered with, then the integrity of the storage vessel cannot be guaranteed.

Once delivery of drinking water has taken place, a test of the integrity of the payload must be carried out after 24 hours uncontrolled storage, then subsequent testing for fitness of purpose must be carried out and the results documented.

As a complete verification that the contents of a vessel are safe to drink, the advice ‘BOIL BEFORE DRINKING’ should be attached to the dispensing vessel as a safety warning.

Drinking Water Delivery:


  • Strict health and water safety methods employed to ensure water quality is preserved
  • Range of delivery vehicles to suit site access requirements
  • Tankers, hose, fittings and storage vessels all pre-treated prior to fitting/use
  • Water testing services available to ensure water is continuously fit for purpose
One of our recent jobs involved providing bulk clean water for making concrete on a mobile batching plant. Our clients had a large area to prepare for warehousing, so this job called for water, lots of it.