Picture of a whale gully cleaning tanker in Coventry City Council livery

Whale supplies gully cleaning tanker to Coventry

Published:  01 September, 2016

A new drain and gully cleaning tanker from Whale has been delivered to Coventry City Council for cleaning highway drains.

The new tanker is fitted with the latest environmental and health and safety equipment to make easier cleaning of more than 30,000 road gullies in Coventry.

The vehicles are fitted with the latest Euro 6 engines which will keep the amount of carbon emissions to a minimum and offer better fuel consumption and reduced bills.

Brian Martin, fleet manager for Coventry City Council, said: ‘We’ve had Whale tankers before and currently have two operating within our fleet. We have always been impressed with their performance as they run forever and give us no problems.

‘Having previously worked with the team at Whale, we not only have complete confidence in the product, but also have a good, trusted relationship with them. The fact that Whale are just down the road from us is a major benefit in terms of any training and spare part requirements we may have to ensure maximum uptime with our vehicles.’

Mark Warmington, managing director of Whale Tankers, said: ‘Our customer base covers the length and breadth of the UK but it is always nice to be working with those ‘on our doorstep’ like Coventry City Council.

‘We’ve also recently supplied three new similar vehicles to Solilhull Council in our home town and it is good to know that our vehicles will be playing a major role in keeping our local drains and gullies clean and trouble free.’

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