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Subject: Water diverters

Water diverters

From: Stuart Welch <stuart.welch<-at->
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Sharlane Gubkin <sxg7 [at] case__edu> writes

>At our library we have experienced 3 separate water leaks over the
>last 10 years in the exact same place affecting many books in the
>collection. Each time we were assured the problem was repaired and
>could not re-occur, only to have it happen again a few years later.
>Our building is 12 years old and has a flat, rubber roof; the recent
>leak was caused by a burst air-conditioning pipe, but the water came
>in at the same place.

I would suggest buying a vacuum packing system which you can use to
protect the books against the water or use to dry them if they get
wet. Information on both can be found on the Conservation By Design
web site


Stuart Welch
Development Director
Conservation By Design Limited

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:10
                   Distributed: Sunday, July 29, 2012
                       Message Id: cdl-26-10-004
Received on Tuesday, 24 July, 2012

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