Sandbag Disposal Fact Sheet, March 18, 2019

(2019) Sandbag Disposal Fact Sheet, March 18, 2019. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

After the threat of floodwater has passed, the large quantity of sandbags that are left must be disposed of properly for health and safety reasons. Floodwater can contaminate sandbags with sediment, bacteria, diseases, and other pathogens. Used sandbags that are not properly managed can develop mold over time.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: Sandbags, Public Health, Health
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Public health
Public Safety and consumer protection
ID Code: 33068
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 21 Jul 2020 15:27
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2020 15:27
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33068