Laterals

Each home, business, or other commercial building has its plumbing drains connected to the sewer system by a single sewer service pipe, or lateral.  Laterals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner.  The property owner must clean out and maintain that sewer service.  A qualified plumber can assist with any clogs that need to be removed.

Once the sewer lateral crosses into a street or other public utility easement, it is the responsibility of the Sanitary District.  The Sanitary District maintains all sewer laterals and sewer pipes within public easements and streets.

Typical Sewer Connection

16941 E. Pepperwood Circle
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Phone: 480-837-9444
Fax: 480-837-0819
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