The City of Albany has begun an innovative service for residents to maintain their sewer lateral and ensure its proper functioning. The Public Works Deptartment is accepting applications from homeowners who qualify for this program. The steps to be followed procedurally are: first, submitting an application to be reviewed by the engineering dept. A contractor will then perform a TV camera inspection at the site of the sewer lateral in need of repair. Following this necessary step, there will be a determination made to be sure there is ample reason for replacement. Once the decision is made, the homeowner will be contacted by the City’s project manager to review and schedule construction.
Facts to remember: This is a one-time replacement for qualifying sewer service laterals on private property. There is no cost to the owner if it is determined that the owner qualifies for replacement of his/her sewer lateral. Contractor fees associated with replacement of the sewer lateral, including permit fees, will be paid by the City. The new sewer lateral comes with a standard one year warranty against defects in workmanship. The maintenance of the new sewer lateral is the responsibility of the property owner. “Maintenance” shall include, but is not limited to, removal of any blockages, debris, grease, tree roots, and any other material as required to ensure a free flow of wastewater through the lateral.
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The 88th Annual WEFTEC (the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference) is taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., from September 26-30, 2015 and Perma-Liner Industries will be there! Come check us out. We will be at booth # 804 and we’d like to provide info, as well as, answer all of the questions you may have about trenchless, Cured in Place Pipelining. Looking forward to being there for you!