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Sewage = Biohazzards

Sewage contains biohazards that can be spread to humans through skin contact and inhalation. Exposure to sewage can result in various health problems including:

  • Hepatitis

  • Dermatitis

  • Weil’s Disease

  • Legionnaires Disease

  • Gastroenteritis

  • Allergic Alveolitis

  • Asthma

  • Fatal damage to kidneys, liver and blood

  • Infection of skin or eyes

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Causes of Sewer Problems

Sewage Backup Prevention Tips

Sewage backups are one of the most disturbing things that can happen in your home or business. The good news is that most of the time sewage problems are preventable. Here’s how to prevent future sewage backup:

  1. Never put grease down garbage disposals, drains or toilets.

  2. Never flush disposable paper products like sanitary napkins or paper towels down the toilet.

  3. Avoid planting trees that can spread roots that invade and clog your system.

  4. If the lateral line has a jointed pipe system, consider whether the roots of trees could infiltrate your pipes.

  5. Replace your line with new plastic pipe to prevent tree roots from entering your line.

  6. Do not connect any areaway drains or sump pumps to the sewer line.

  7. Locate and keep accessible the sewer cleanout in your front yard.

  8. Modify the plumbing line so that water is pumped to an upper level drain, eliminating the drains at the lower level.

  9. Perform periodic cleaning to eliminate grease, debris and roots in your service laterals.

  10. Install a backwater prevention valve, which allows sewage to flow out of your sanitary lines, but not back in the lines. This protects against not only individually caused incidences, but also those that result from municipality line problems, too.



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