How do I cleanup a sewer backup?

Here are a few cleanup tips: 

  • Keep children and pets out of the flooded area.
  • Wear rubber boots, gloves and work clothes to minimize skin contact with the water, which may be contaminated with sewage. 
  • Do not eat, drink, smoke or touch your face while in the flooded area. 
  • Take care not to slip on wet surfaces.

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1. Who is responsible for sewer backups?
2. Do I need to report sewer backups to SD1?
3. How do I cleanup a sewer backup?
4. How can I prevent sewer backups?