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Floodwater Pumping – Natural Disaster Response

That's a Job For Bob

Floodwater Pumping – Natural Disaster Response

August 1, 2019 Emergency Pumping 0
Pool Flooding Natural Disaster Clean Up

Call Bob’s Septic for floodwater pumping

Natural disaster response and emergency clean up is a job for Bob! We do floodwater pumping to get your property dry. With the help of our partners at ServePro of Iowa, back to a pre-water-damage condition as soon as possible.

  • Commercial and Residential Floodwater Pumping
  • Onsite Sanitation Solutions with our Restroom and Shower Trailers
  • Large-scale cleanup operations
  • Power washing surfaces to remove grime and dirt
  • Residential and Commercial Disaster Recovery Operations

We use powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons of water from your property. Our emergency and non-emergency vacuum truck services are perfect for Sewage – Stormwater – Non-hazardous water pumping and transport.

We specifically work with the Servpro of Iowa City/Coralville/Ottumwa/Oskaloosa/Des Moines East & SW to assist you with all your disaster response and clean up needs.

Flooding Can Affect Septic Systems

If you have a septic system, the drains in your home may run slowly or back up during a flood.

Pumping out the tank is a temporary solution because it will provide relief for only four or five days. Pumping also could be a costly mistake because it could cause the tank to try to float out of the ground and damage the inlet and outlet pipes.

 Here are some ways to cut water use:

  • Check faucets, showerheads, toilets, sinks and other water-using devices for leaks and repair them as soon as possible.
  • Don’t drain water from a basement sump pump into the septic system.
  • Don’t let water from roof gutters run into the drain field area.
  • Reduce the number of times you flush the toilet.
  • Reduce the number of showers or baths you take. A good rule is one bath or shower per person every other day.
  • Don’t use the dishwasher or garbage disposal.
  • Don’t do laundry. Take your dirty clothes to a commercial laundry if possible.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us!

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