Firewater Response was called in following a large sewage line break and back up in a major Pittsburgh Hospital. The hospital has 146 beds and is home to one of the region’s largest transplant centers. A sterile environment is absolutely necessary.
Description of Loss-
A wastewater line breaks and overflows on multiple floors and areas. Sinks and toilets backed up with raw sewage.
- Extract water and sewage
- Decontaminate all affected areas
- Regulate the air quality
- Clean and sterilize contents
- Restore to industry standard
Course of Action-
- Firewater Response came to the site for a walkthrough with corporate to assess the damage, answer questions, and prepare the scope.
- Prepared scope according to IICRC and EPA standards and practices.
- Organized teams to address the different areas and began extracting the water and excrement.
- Removed the contaminated contents of the room for prompt sterilization.
- Used industry approved anti-microbial to clean the structure and contents.
- Used hydroxyl technology to correct air quality
- Started drying process, taking daily readings.
- Submitted Report along with reading charts for moisture.
- Final walkthrough with appropriate parties to sign off and reopen the affected areas.