Dear Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service,

1. Please provide how much money was spent on the purchase of bottled drinking water by the Fire and Rescue Service in the following years:
2016/17
2015/16
2014/15
2013/14
2012/13

2. How did you provide drinking water to firefighters at incidents before the introduction of bottled drinking water?

3. What was the reason for your fire service introducing bottled drinking water?

4. What year did you begin to introduce bottled water?

Yours faithfully,

Dan Davis

Information Governance, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Mr Davis

 

Reference number: FOI/FRS/08/17/13994

 

Thank you for your correspondence of the 04/08/2017 requesting the
following information:

 

1. Please provide how much money was spent on the purchase of bottled
drinking water by the Fire and Rescue Service in the following years:

2016/17

2015/16

2014/15

2013/14

2012/13

 

2. How did you provide drinking water to firefighters at incidents before
the introduction of bottled drinking water?

 

3. What was the reason for your fire service introducing bottled drinking
water?

 

4. What year did you begin to introduce bottled water?

 

 

Your request for information is being considered under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulation 2004.  We will
respond to your request as quickly as possible, and by close of 01/09/2017
at the latest.

 

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the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Information Access Team

Postal Point  CHN 305

Hertfordshire County Council,

Pegs Lane

County Hall

Hertfordshire  SG13 8DE

t: 01992 555848 Comnet / Internal: 25848

Email: [email address]

 

 

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Information Governance, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Mr Davis,

 

Reference number: FOI/FRS/08/17/13994

 

 

On 04/08/2017  we received the following request for information from you:

 

1. Please provide how much money was spent on the purchase of bottled
drinking water by the Fire and Rescue Service in the following years:

2016/17

2015/16

2014/15

2013/14

2012/13

 

2. How did you provide drinking water to firefighters at incidents before
the introduction of bottled drinking water?

 

3. What was the reason for your fire service introducing bottled drinking
water?

 

4. What year did you begin to introduce bottled water?

 

 

Your request for information has been considered under the Freedom of
Information Act. I can confirm that Hertfordshire County Council does hold
the information you have requested and can respond as follows:

 

1. Please provide how much money was spent on the purchase of bottled
drinking water by the Fire and Rescue Service in the following years:

2016/17

2015/16

2014/15

2013/14

2012/13

 

From To NET PRICE
01/04/2012 31/03/2013 £1,413.45
01/04/2013 31/03/2014 £698.88
01/04/2014 31/03/2015 £645.12
01/04/2015 31/03/2016 £645.12
01/04/2016 31/03/2017 £1,035.00
01/04/2017 03/07/2017 £1,440.00
£5,877.57  

 

2. How did you provide drinking water to firefighters at incidents before
the introduction of bottled drinking water?

 

By means provided by crews and Service provided refreshment packs
(Tea/Coffee) including the WI.

 

3. What was the reason for your fire service introducing bottled drinking
water?

 

Health Safety Welfare and Care in addition to Fire Service H&S publicity
drive to recognise and avoid Heat Stress.

 

4. What year did you begin to introduce bottled water?

 

Circa 2003

 

 

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the reference above. To find out more about Freedom of Information, please
visit [1]http://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/your-cou...

 

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complaint. You should write to: FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution, Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Information Access Team

Postal Point  CHN 305

Hertfordshire County Council,

Pegs Lane

County Hall

Hertfordshire  SG13 8DE

t: 01992 555848 Comnet / Internal: 25848

Email: [email address]

 

My working days are Thursday and Friday.

 

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The information in this message should be regarded as confidential and is
intended for the addressee only unless explicitly stated. If you have
received this message in error it must be deleted and the sender notified.
The views expressed in this message are personal and not necessarily those
of Hertfordshire County Council unless explicitly stated. Please be aware
that emails sent to or received from Hertfordshire County Council may be
intercepted and read by the council. Interception will only occur to
ensure compliance with council policies or procedures or regulatory
obligations, to prevent or deter crime, or for the purposes of essential
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Dear Information Governance,

Thank you for your prompt response

Yours sincerely,

Dan

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