What are City responsibilities?

Preventative Maintenance

  • Cleaning thousands of catch basins on streets and in parking lots and fields
  • Jetting water at high pressure through almost a million feet of sewer mains
  • Catch basin repairs, manhole inspections and repairs, storm water outfall inspections
  • Root control

Checking the City side of the sewer lines. Residents may call 216-491-1490 to request this service once per year.

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1. What causes a public sanitary sewer main backup?
2. What causes a private sanitary sewer lateral backup?
3. What causes a public storm sewer main backup?
4. What causes a private storm sewer lateral backup?
5. How do the footer drains work?
6. What causes footer drain backups?
7. Should I install a backwater prevention valve?
8. Should I consider a special rider added to my homeowner's or renter's insurance policy?
9. What are resident responsibilities?
10. What are City responsibilities?
11. What if a problem occurs?
12. Should I use copper sulfate?
13. Is there a list of contractors licensed with the City?
14. Whom should I call for help?