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Sewer Backup in Regis?

8/30/2021 (Permalink)

A toilet is shown flushing. We are certified to mitigate dangerous black water sewer backups in Denver.

Regis residents need to know.

When your sewer backs up, you risk exposure to dangerous and grossly unsanitary water. Sewer water may contain dangerous bacteria and viruses that can cause serious illness. SERVPRO® of Denver North’s technicians are trained and certified to safely mitigate and restore sewer backups and toilet overflows Here are the three classifications for contaminated water:

Category 1: "Clean Water"

This is water from a clean source, such as a broken clean water supply line or faucet.

  • If left untreated can degrade into category 2 or 3

Category 2: "Gray Water"

This water has a significant level of contamination that could cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Sources for category 2 water may include washing machine overflow, toilet overflow with some urine but no feces, or dishwasher overflow.

  • It May contain bacteria and viruses
  • Can quickly degrade into category 3 if left untreated

Category 3: "Black Water"

This water is grossly unsanitary and could cause severe illness or death if ingested. Any contact should be avoided.

  • May contain untreated sewage, harsh chemicals, and microbes
  • Water from flooding rivers or sewer backup

Call Us Today!

SERVPRO® of Denver North technicians are always on call 24-hours a day to respond to residential and commercial water damage emergencies. Call us today at 720-408-9313. We’ll restore your water damage in Regis, “Like it never even happened.”

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