Salvaging Clothing

Flood Damaged Clothing
Flood Damaged Clothing

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson
UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension
FCS/ EFNEP Agent

Flood water may be contaminated with sewage waste, so it is important to thoroughly clean and disinfect flood-soiled clothing to kill harmful bacteria. Prompt attention may save much of your clothing that has been damaged by flood waters. If possible, do not permit the flood water and mud to dry in shoes or garments. For more on this article….

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Posted: August 24, 2012


Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disasters, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences


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