Know where your responsibility lies with sewer lines

Know where your responsibility lies with sewer lines

“‘The problem is in the service line to the main, and we are currently chasing it and replacing the pipe as we go,’ Crisp Contracting owner Jack Crisp said. With the city infrastructure dating back to around 1893, Crisp said a lot of the pipes probably need to be replaced.

The responsibility for the repairs fall to the property owner. Zhivotovsky reached out to the city, but was told it is a private issue.”

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Many home owners a shocked to find out that they are responsible for the sewer line running from their house and connecting to the main line in the street. This problem is compounded by the fact that repairing these lateral lines can be extremely costly. Usually, these situations occur at the worst possible time when the homeowner is least prepared to deal with it.

At DC Annis Sewer, we’ll work with you to determine the best course of action to remedy your sewer line problem. If it is discovered that a clog is the issue at hand, our state-of-the-art equipment will have your line free and clear in short time. Call us at 612-861-6425 for more information.