Following a successful tender in 2009 Kings Security Systems became the sole provider of manned guarding and response to Yorkshire Water Services Ltd. Utilising a mixture of technology and physical security Kings provide a financially rewarding and logistically practical approach to integrated security management.
Yorkshire Water manage the collection, treatment and distribution of water in Yorkshire, supplying around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water each day.
They also collect, treat and dispose of about one billion litres of waste water safely back into the environment. To do this Yorkshire Water operate more than 700 water and sewage treatment works and 120 reservoirs. They look after 40,000 miles of water and sewerage mains – enough pipework to circulate the earth!
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd are tasked with keeping the pipes in good working order and continually improve them. They maintain and upgrade pipes and works to reduce the risk of bursts, low water pressure, incidents of discolouration, sewer flooding and odour problems. Yorkshire Water is also one of Yorkshire’s largest landowners.
Kings recognised the necessity to be a financially and economically viable business partner, whilst maintaining an extremely high quality of service provision in the complex, stringently governed utilities sector. Kings successfully assists Yorkshire Water in the protection of their assets across the entire region, caring not only for their remote sites but also for their Head Office facility, their CCTV and Alarm Receiving Centre, their Customer Service Centre and their Data Centre.
Graham Dixon, Yorkshire Water Services Ltd recently commented. ‘’As the Director of Production at Yorkshire Water, I would like to thank you for the excellent level of service we have been receiving from your company. I was truly impressed to hear about the work you have been doing at our sites and I would like to take this opportunity to provide feedback on the individuals involved. Their actions have prevented crime at our sites on several occasions and have shown initiative and bravery and I would like to pass on our thanks. We value this level of commitment and hope that this positive work will continue’’.