Water Damage Categories
Category 1: Water Damage – Clean Water Clean water originates from a sanitary source such As frozen and broken pipes, water heaters and malfunctioning appliances and poses no substantial Health risk.
Category 2: Water Damage – Grey Water Water that contains a significant degree of chemicals, biological or physical contaminates, and causes discomfort or sickness when exposed or even consumed. This type of water carries micro organisms and nutrients of microorganisms.
• Toilet Bowls with urine (no feces)
• Sump Pump Failures
• Water damage from dishwashers or washing machine.
Category 3: Water Damage – Black Water Black Water is grossly contaminated and contain Pathogenic, toxigenic or other harmful agents. Such Water sources may carry silt organic matter, pesticides heavy metals. Regulated materials or toxic organic substances.
• Water sources from sewage
• Toilet back flows that originates from beyond The toilet trap.