A property owner's sewer pipes are called service laterals and run from the connection at the home to the connection with the public sewer.
The City is responsible for:
Sewage spills occur when the wastewater in underground pipes overflows through a manhole, cleanout, or broken pipe. Common causes of spills include:
Sewer System Management Plan
The City has developed a Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) to properly manage, operate, and maintain all parts of the City's sanitary sewer collection system and to satisfy the requirements of the State Water Resources Control Board Order #2006-0003.