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Ordinance Number 21.08.180: Failure to repair private service line. In case of a leak in any private service line, the property owner must initiate the repair of said service line within five days after notice to repair same, said notice given by an authorized employee of the water department, and if no action is taken to repair said service line after notification by the said water department employee, the water service will either be repaired or ordered repaired by the water department, with full charges made to the property owner, or discontinue service thereto for nonpayment of repairs.
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No, sump pumps must drain outside to the storm sewer in the street.
No, sump pits should have a sump pump installed and pumped to the storm sewer out in the street, they cannot be connected to the floor drain or sanitary sewer. If you have any questions about what you can drain into the sanitary or storm sewer please contact us.
No, old outdated household cleaners should be taken to a hazardous collection site.
No, grease should be collected and taken to the Landfill for proper disposal. If poured down the drain the sewer lines will become plugged with the grease.
Yes as long as you install an oil and sand interceptor to collect the oil and sand that may be washed down the drain.
Ordinance Number 21.08.110: Owner is responsible for pipes and fixtures. The water department will not be responsible for pipes and fixtures. All owners must, at their own expense, keep their service pipe from the point of connection with the city water mains to their premises and all other apparatus in good working order and properly protected from frost and other danger. No claim shall be made against the city by reason of the breaking of any of the service pipes or apparatus or from any other damage that may result from shutting off water for repairing or any other purpose. No reduction will be made from regular rates because of leaking pipes, fixtures, or breakage.