Instructor: Stanley Ferrell Date: 11/13/17 Clint Carpenter Title: Why You Should Learn How to Swim I. Introduction a. Attention-getter – Almost everyone in this world has been around water whether it be the ocean a pool or any other area with water. Many people die when it comes to water, have you ever wondered what could have saved them, well there is a productive method.
If you have a flooded cellar or a flood in your office building, you should understand and know the meaning of getting the flood waters extracted on the spot. It's one reason why Hy5 offers emergency assistance. We're on the job while others are sleeping. Emergencies don't take holidays or weekends off, nor do they call in ahead of time... they just happen. We are ready for when they happen to you. Hy5 employs a team of experts who have at least 10 years of experience specialising in flood damage
• Stay in a high place with a means of escape if it becomes nescary to do so, avoid electricity sources such as plug socets and avoid walking or driving through flood water
Grid the affected rooms, and do small portions of the carpet at one time, going over the carpet in opposing directions until the water extracted comes out clean. Allow to dry thoroughly prior to placing furniture on the carpet. Use fans and dehumidifiers as mentioned
When a disaster, such as a flood or heavy storm, hits it can be devastating. Water can easily damage most of your belongings; but if you are like most people, you probably aren't mourning the loss of your stove. Instead, you are probably mourning the loss of precious memories and family heirlooms. While it may seem like a difficult task, you can save water damaged photos and scrapbooks. Here are four tips for salvaging water-damaged pictures:
A hardship I unfortunately had to deal with came at the hands of Hurricane Matthew. I reside in a small town known as Currie, North Carolina which has many rivers and running throughout, the black river being one of them. Prior to the storm water levels were already elevated due to large amounts of rainfall, the hurricane only making matters worse. When the storm initially hit, it wasn’t really a big deal just what was expected, lots of rainfall and heavy winds. Nobody in my family for one brief moment thought the storm could possibly force us out of our homes. Sadly this is exactly what my family ended up having to move forward with. In the aftermath of the storm water levels just kept elevating even more. We lived roughly about five minutes
Proper Drying of Your Basement On your own, you can purchase a dehumidifier to remove the excess moisture from the air, you can open doors and windows to help ventilate the area and remove any water soaked items outside to dry. Any wet items left in your basement that need to be dried, must be removed from your basement. If they are left in your basement to dry on their own, they have the potential for growing and spreading mildew and mold.
Turn off the electrical mains: If you didn't already do this before calling for a plumber, you should do it now. Without close examination, it's impossible to know whether the water entered any electrical outlets, switches or similar. Entering a flooded area where the electricity hasn't been turned off could cause you to receive a dangerous electrical shock.
Predicting that a flooding actually happens in the near future, there’s little to no possibility that’d we survive because it’s not affordable. Living in a capitalist society has led to homelessness and poverty. People aren’t able to afford their everyday needs, and if they do it’s the minimum. Simply because the government chooses who they want to help, people heavily rely on programs like welfare, food stamps etc as a financial aid throughout their whole lives. People are depending on programs like these which are only meant for a period of time but eventually becomes a necessity to get by because struggling to survive is became normal. Things that are needed to survive like affordable housing, food, clothing and education have become
Shut Down The Electricity Mixing electricity and water is never a good idea, which is why you should shut down the water at the main breaker box in your home. If your breaker box is located in your flooded basement, use a wooden broom handle for flipping
How To Deal With A Burst Water Pipe A burst pipe can be a disaster if you're not home at the time to turn off the water supply. A bust pipe is a plumbing nightmare, but it can happen for a couple of reasons. If your plumbing is old and corroded, it can burst due to age. If a pipe freezes due to extremely cold temperatures, the ice expands inside the pipe and causes it to burst. In either case, you need to have repairs done fast or your home will be without water. Here are some tips for dealing with a burst pipe.
In a Queensland survey on the effects of the floods, 47% of respondents reported that their own home, homes in their suburb, or their family home had been damaged or destroyed.
Emergency response plan Following the floods havoc in the community, there were a lot of destructions that were experienced and this has been noted to be a common trend over more than five years despite the recommendations that have been put in place to ensure the destruction of property is kept at minimum as well as the general negative impact of the floods.
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What happens on floodplains? Flooding occurs when water overflows from a stream or river. When the water levels become too high, the water flows out of the stream channel and over the stream banks, submerging the adjacent floodplain.