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I am having a sewer backup, what can I do?
The back up of sewage through the drains in your home or business is an unpleasant prospect. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your property.

If you experience a sewer backup, you will need to know if you have a cleanout in your yard. A cleanout is a 4” pipe that protrudes from the ground near your home. A cleanout is an entrance to your sewer line that City staff can use to flush any blockages from your sewer line into the sewer main. If you do not have a cleanout in your yard, you will need to contact a plumber for assistance. Please refer to our Sewer Backup page.Sewer Backups

Water & Wastewater Department

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1. Why does my water taste or smell funny?
2. I am having a sewer backup, what can I do?
3. I think I saw water coming up in the middle of the street, who do I call?
4. I need a water tap or a sewer tap, what do I do?
5. My water pressure is low, who do I call?
6. Why is the fire hydrant in my neighborhood gushing water?
7. What are your hours of operation?
8. What do I do if I experience a sewer emergency after your normal business hours?