Sewer System Maintenance

We are dedicated to ensuring the smooth operation and longevity of the extensive sewer system in our city, which spans an impressive 150 miles. Our mission is to provide efficient maintenance services that promote public health, protect the environment, and enhance the overall quality of life for our residents.

What we do:

At our Sewer System Maintenance department, we understand the critical importance of a well-functioning sewer infrastructure. Our team of skilled professionals is committed to proactive inspections, timely repairs, and ongoing maintenance efforts to keep our sewer system in optimal condition.

Key Featured of our Sewer System Maintenance Services Include:

Comprehensive Inspections: 

Our highly trained technicians conduct thorough inspections of the sewer pipes throughout the city. Utilizing advanced technology and industry best practices, we identify potential issues such as cracks, blockages, or deterioration that could disrupt the system's functionality.

Preventive Maintenance: 

We prioritize proactive measures to prevent major sewer system disruptions. Through regular cleaning and maintenance activities, we mitigate the risk of clogs, backups, and overflows, ensuring the smooth flow of wastewater and minimizing the potential for health hazards or environmental contamination.

Swift Repairs and Emergency Response:

In the event of sewer system failures or emergencies, our dedicated team is ready to respond swiftly and efficiently. We prioritize the prompt repair of damaged or compromised sewer pipes to minimize disruptions and prevent further damage to the system.

Underground Service Alert Requests (Dig Alerts):

We work closely with utility companies, contractors, and property owners to coordinate excavation activities and prevent damages to underground infrastructure. Our goal is to ensure the safety of workers and the integrity of the underground utilities. By responding swiftly and effectively to DIG Alert requests, we contribute to a smoother and safer excavation process.

Rehabilitation and Upgrades: 

As part of our long-term strategy, we continually assess the condition of the sewer system and implement rehabilitation or upgrade projects as needed. These initiatives aim to enhance the system's efficiency, capacity, and resilience, ensuring its sustainability for years to come.

Public Education and Outreach: 

We believe in the power of community engagement and education. Through public awareness campaigns and outreach programs, we provide valuable information on proper waste disposal practices, the importance of sewer system maintenance, and how residents can contribute to preserving the integrity of our sewer infrastructure.

Our Goal:

By prioritizing the maintenance of our 150-mile sewer pipe network, we are committed to safeguarding public health, protecting the environment, and maintaining the high quality of life our city's residents deserve. Our Sewer System Maintenance department is dedicated to ensuring the reliability and functionality of this vital infrastructure, enabling us to enjoy clean and healthy living conditions for generations to come.

Report a Sewer Backup

To report a main line blockage, call the Public Works Department at 619.667.1450. After hours, please call the non-emergency PD line at 619.667.1400.