Disposal of Foam Fire Extinguishers

Disposal of Foam Fire Extinguishers

The Groundwater Regulations are designed to prevent dangerous substances for causing direct or indirect pollution to groundwater (used as a source of drinking water). Fire fighting foams cannot be discharged to groundwater and need to be disposed of safely via foul sewer to a waste water (sewage) treatment plant, or by incineration.

For full environment guidance around the disposal of Foam Fire Extinguishers, download and read the following document: http://www.fia.uk.com/resourceLibrary/fact-file-39-environmental-guidance-foam-extinguisher-disposal.html

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