Sewage Cleanup and Restoration

Water from sewer system backups is grossly unsanitary, and exposure can cause serious health effects. Sewer water contains dangerous bacteria and viruses. For this reason, professionals with special training and the proper protective gear and equipment should be called in to mitigate and restore this type of contamination.

SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, is a trusted leader in sewage cleanup and restoration. Our technicians are highly trained and certified to clean and restore the three major types of contaminated water safely and efficiently. Sewers can back up and fail at any time of the day or night. Our technicians are on-call 24-hours a day and typically arrive onsite within four hours of your call. No matter how big the job is, you can rely on SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, to restore the damage to preloss condition, “Like it never even happened.”

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There are three major types of contaminated water. SERVPRO of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore will inspect that contaminated water to determine the type of water and then plan the appropriate response to safely restore your home or business.

The three types of 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, category 1 water can quickly degrade into category 2 or 3 water depending upon such factors as time, temperature, and contact with contaminants.

  • Water from a clean source like a broken water line
  • 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.

  • 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, and any contact should be avoided. Sources for category 3 water could include flooding from rivers or streams, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl with feces, or standing water that has begun to support microbial growth.

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

24 Emergency Service

Sewage backup should be considered an emergency and dealt with as quickly as possible. We are the water damage restoration specialists with specific training and expertise to safely restore your home or business.