A few may argue that sewage exposure is passé. It was quite common before the advent of modern sewer systems. In the past, sewage exposure was a cause of illness, death, and even plagues. Although most water treatment systems and sewage systems can lower sewage exposure, there are still some risks.

Today’s modern world is characterized by a handful of sewer problems, including overflowing toilets and tanks, back-ups in tubs and sinks, and backed up floor drains. Do not ignore any of these issues if you happen to be experiencing problems in your home.

These Are the Most Notable Signs of Raw Sewerage exposure:

  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Sinus infections
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Appetite loss
  • Poor memory
  • Dizziness

You are at Greater Risk of Developing More Severe Diseases, Such As:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Gastroenteritis
  • E-coli
  • Typhoid fever

Tips On How to Avoid Sewage Exposure

Your plumbing is the best way to reduce your exposure to sewage. We can give you some important tips: Don’t pour grease, oils or fats down the kitchen sink; don’t flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet (that includes “flushable wipes).

In addition, you should also be alert for any foul odors or wet spots on your property that could indicate a sewage backup. You can lower the risk of sewage exposure if you address the problem as soon as possible.