What is a sanitary sewer?
A sanitary sewer is a pipe, located in the street, that is designed to transport wastewater
from your home. This consists of water from sanitary fixtures and floor drains inside your

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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?