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Category 3 Water Damage in Commercial Facilities

6/9/2021 (Permalink)

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Business owners should be aware of category 3 water damage at their commercial facilities. Many people are unaware of the different categories in water damage. Category 3 is considered the dirtiest of them all. 

It's important to know that special care must be taken immediately when dealing with a category 3 water loss. If you are currently dealing with a category 3 water loss in the Los Angeles county area, you will need to call a professional water remediation expert to assess the damages as soon as possible, the goal is to avoid secondary damages to your facility.

Why It's a Health Concern

Category 3 water losses contain levels of pollutants that may cause harm/illness if exposed. Dealing with this level of contaminated water is very serious and should be taken very serious, especially if you have customers and employees present in the facility. Dealing with this category of water can contain contaminants in concentrated levels:

  • Sewage
  • Bacteria
  • Pesticides
  • Parasites
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Hazardous Metals 

Assistance in Category 3 Water Loss

SERVPRO of Carson/West Carson is here to help your business stay open when threats of business interruptions arise. Available 24/7 for Emergency Services at

 (310) 637-7701

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