What is a storm sewer?
A storm sewer is a pipe, located in the street, that is designed to carry storm related water
runoff. Storm sewers are normally much larger than sanitary sewers because they are
designed to carry much larger amounts of water flow.

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1. My sink drains are gurgling?
2. It smells like sewer gas in my basement, what should I do?
3. What is a sanitary sewer?
4. What is a storm sewer?
5. What causes a sanitary sewer to backup or sewer stoppage?
6. What is a sewer cleanout / test tee?
7. I cannot locate my sewer cleanout? What can I do?
8. What is the property owner’s responsibility?
9. What are some problems my sewer lateral can have and how can I maintain them?
10. What is the city’s responsibility regarding private sewer laterals?