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Black Water Dangers: What You Need to Know and What to Do About It

PuroClean Canada
Publication date:
April 4, 2022
Article Summary: 

The blog explains what to do in the event of black water flooding, which occurs when flood water is contaminated with sewage or other hazardous substances. The post emphasizes the importance of safety and recommends turning off power and gas to the home before entering a flooded area. The blog suggests contacting a professional restoration company to assess the damage and start the cleanup process. Additionally, the post explains the potential health hazards associated with black water flooding and advises against trying to clean up the damage on your own. The blog also suggests taking preventative measures to minimize the risk of black water flooding, such as installing a backflow valve to prevent sewage from entering the home.


Black water flooding, safety, power, gas, professional restoration, damage assessment, cleanup, health hazards, sewage, prevention, backflow valve.

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PuroClean Canada
Black Water Dangers: What You Need to Know and What to Do About It
April 4, 2022
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