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You might be on the hook for replacing your old sewer line

“Some San Luis Obispo City property owners could be looking at a potentially expensive sewer problem. City officials say Some sewer lateral piping that leads from private property to the city’s mainline is aging and could cause unsanitary overflows. A new ordinance now requires inspections under some circumstances. According to the Tribune, inspections could be triggered by private sewer overflow, building permit applications for a bathroom or kitchen, and changes in ownership of property.”

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In most cases, the sewer line that runs from a person’s home to the main sewer line of the city is the responsibility of the homeowner. This is often dealt with when situations happen where the line breaks and sewage is leaking. However, in order to prevent such occurrences, some cities are requiring inspections to be performed when deemed necessary.

If you’ve recently purchased an older home, it might be worth your while and money to have your sewer line inspected. At DC Annis, our state-of-the-art equipment will detect problems in your sewer line to alert you of any potential disasters. Call us at 612-861-6425 or visit our sewer line page for more information.