Water Damage Remediation Basics

Water Damage Remediation Basics

BC Housing: 3 CPD Points * IICRC: 3.0 CEC Hours


Water damages have significantly increased as a result of greater warming trends that contribute to significant storms and flooding, more amenities such as bathrooms, plumbed ice, and coffee makers along with poor quality products and workmanship. This has greatly impacted the insurance and restoration contractor business. Due to this substantial increase in water losses, great strides have been taken by the insurance industry to reduce the number of claims or change coverages and control the costs of restoration.  

This course considers several aspects associated with water damage including but not limited to the:  

  • Understanding the role of the owner, property manager, Broker, Adjuster, and the 
  • Contractor. 
  • An overview of the restoration and drying process from start to finish. 
  • How to prevent indoor or environmental issues during and after the restoration process. 
  • An overview of how to deal with structural materials, contents, and reconstruction. 
  • How to prevent liabilities associated with hazardous materials such as lead and asbestos. 
  • Steps were taken to reduce business interruption and additional living expenses. 
  • Contributors to the increase of claims. 
  • The channel and importance of effective communication. 


Delivery Method: Virtual with Zoom Meetings or In-Person/Classroom delivery available.

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and a digital certificate upon completion.  


This course is delivered in partnership with local and provincial construction associations across Canada. You may be participating with a group of industry peers from multiple regions.

Sharing a single registration between two or more individuals is not permitted. Please register each person that will be in attendance.


There are no prerequisites for this course.  

Who Should Attend

This course is designed to appeal to Restoration Firms, Trades, Project Managers, and staff working on restoration projects, Owners / Managers / Estimators of restoration firms, Insurance Adjusters, Superintendents, Restoration Technicians, Demolition and rebuild staff, Restoration Sub-Trades, Insurance Brokers and Adjustors and other interested parties.