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. How are repair requests prioritized?
6. What should a customer do when a sewage backup occurs in the home/yard, etc.?
7. Who is responsible for cleaning up sewage spills, overflows, etc.?
8. How often should residential sewer pipes be rodded?
9. I still need help, who do I call?