http:// Frequently Asked Questions About the Sewer System
Who is responsible for sewer repairs?
How can I find out where a sewer problem is?
Sewage is backing up into my house/building through overflowing toilets, sinks, bathtubs, dishwasher, and/or washing machines. What should I do?
Sewage is overflowing from a cleanout or manhole onto the ground, driveway, street, etc. What should I do?
What is the difference between the sewer system and the storm drain system?
I have slow drainage through my toilets, showers, and sinks. What can I do about it?
I paid a plumber to repair my sewer lateral line. It turns out the problem was occurring in the public sewer line. Can I be reimbursed for my plumbing bill?
How do I proceed with a sewer lateral repair problem?
How can I avoid damage to other utilities during repairs or construction?
A contractor or utility worker broke my sewer lateral or sewer main line. What should I do?
Is there information available on the history or cleaning frequency of a sewer line?
There is a manhole cover in my neighborhood that rattles every time a vehicle drives over it. What can I do about it?
What can I do about terrible sewer odors?
How can I get a sewer clean-out installed?