Pipe Disaster

When Disaster Strikes

A pipe flood in Cincinnati, Ohio, puts a woman’s basement under five feet of water and reveals the state of America’s aging infrastructure.

Parallax Film Productions reveals just how much damage one defunct city pipe can do. In Cincinnati, Ohio, Kathy Engelhardt’s basement sits under five feet of water and one ton of mud after a pipe flood rushes into her home.

This disaster documentary profiles Engelhardt’s remediation battle – from fighting the city, to looking for a sink hole, to saving prized family photos – and how and crew from RestorAid Disaster Services helps restore her life after this ruptured water main ruins her home.

This Discovery documentary also shows how crews inspect for broken pipes and explores issues surrounding North America’s aging infrastructure.