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Flooding is a significant risk in many locations throughout Canada and can bring about black water contamination. Black water is a type of highly contaminated floodwater that originates from sources such as sewage, seawater, and road floods, which result from snow thaw, storms, and clogged drains. We’ve summarized our black water flooding cleanup tips below.
Remediating black water contamination in a building requires careful planning and the use of specialized equipment. A licensed restoration professional will know how to assess the damages, then sanitize and dry the affected areas. The steps to follow in the event of black water damage include:
Black water remediation is a job best left to professionals. The risks involved in dealing with contaminated sewage, as well as the difficulty of restoring structures after black water flooding, are too much for most homeowners to handle. For any of your water damage remediation needs, the PuroClean specialists are standing by. Our offices across the nation are ready to come to home or business owners’ rescue 24/7.