What is a sanitary sewer system?
The sanitary sewer system includes all public structures (pipes, lift stations, sewer lines and manholes) in the wastewater collection system designed to convey municipal sewage to a wastewater treatment facility. If a pipe conveys water which needs to be treated, it is a sanitary sewer.

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1. What is a sewer tap?
2. What is a service line?
3. What is municipal sewage?
4. What is a sanitary sewer system?
5. What is an outfall sewer?
6. What happens when I request service from the Public Works Department?
7. Why does the city research easements on my property when handling my sewer repair problems?
8. How are repair requests prioritized?
9. What should a customer do when a sewage backup occurs in the home/yard, etc.?
10. Who is responsible for cleaning up sewage spills, overflows, etc.?
11. Still need help?
12. Do all insurance companies cover sewer back ups?