The most common water problem is clean water is the most common. Clean
water is considered clean because it’s sanitary and has no microbes or
bacteria in it. It comes from a clean source. Broken appliances, small
amounts of melting ice and snow, and burst pipes, usually contain clean
While you may think you don’t need to get it cleaned right away, you do.
Because it’s the most common, many people think that they can let a little
bit of clean water sit before they clean it up. However, clean water can
cause damage if it sits long enough. Mold and mildew can start to grow and
cause further damage. It’s important to clean up standing water, even if
it’s clean, in order to make sure no mold or mildew is present.
It’s also important to call Alpha Omega Disaster Restoration and tell us
that you had clean water sitting. We can advise you what to do. Our team
can assess if mold or mildew has started growing to keep you and your
family, residents, or employees safe.