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Rapid Sewage Cleanup Service

Sewage spills are unpleasant and can cause vast disruption to your business or home. Raw sewage can contain a variety of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that can cause serious illness and even death. The risk of contamination from unknown chemicals such as solvents, carcinogens and pesticides is incredibly high.

The potential danger of toxic, asphyxiating and flammable gases within a confined space can also be hazardous to your business and can have disastrous consequences to the environment and local water supply.

Spills from sewage pipes can spread rapidly so it is essential that any spills are dealt with quickly and effectively to minimise exposure and contain the spread.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Identifying a Sewage Spill

    If you notice water gushing from a manhole or a slow leak, it may be the start of a sewer spill. Do not dismiss wet areas that cannot be accounted for. You will need to be aware of:

    • Drains backing up inside the building
    • Water leaking around the manhole lids on your street
    • Seeping sewage or water from outside drains
    • Unusual odorous from areas such as sidewalks, external walls and the ground

  • Diseases Caught from Sewage

    Most illnesses that arise from contact with sewage are caused by pathogens, which are biological agents that cause disease or illness in a host. The most common pathogens in sewage are bacteria, parasites, and viruses.

    They cause a wide variety of acute illnesses including diarrhoea and infections. These illnesses can be violent and unpleasant, but mostly pass after several days or weeks with no lasting effects. In some cases, however, pathogens can cause serious long-term illnesses or even death.

    Diseases that can be caught from raw sewage include:

    • Cryptosporidium and Giardia
    • Gram Negative Bacteria
    • Hepatitis A
    • Leptospirosis
    • Tenanus

What can we do?

Rentokil Specialist Hygiene understands the risks and dangers associated with sewage spills and offer an extensive and comprehensive sewage cleanup service. This service ensures all the potentially hazardous untimely sewage spills are contained and safely removed in a quick and cost effective manner which is considerate to the environment.

Rentokil Specialist Hygiene’s sewage cleanup service is used by a range of businesses and authorities throughout the UK to ensure the affected area is cleared of any possible risks and completely disinfected.

"We've had several problems at the property with sewage. Each time you have acted very quickly and resolved the problem."
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