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Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey (SSES)

Friday, August 20, 2021

Idabel Public Works Authority

Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey (SSES)

For the next month starting (8/30/21)

Pipeline Analysis LLC field crews, will be conducting a survey of sanitary sewer system on the south side of Idabel.  This will require field crews knocking on doors of customers in the work area, you might also receive a notice on your door, if you have any further questions please call 1-800-637-0164. 

Pipeline Analysis will perform this study, which involves opening manholes in the streets and backyard utility easements.  Information gained from this study will be used to repair and improve the wastewater collection system.
One important task of the survey will be smoke testing of sewer lines to locate breaks and defects in the system.  During this testing, white smoke will exit through vent pipes on the roofs of homes and through sewer line breaks.  The smoke is non-toxic, leaves no residue, and creates no fire hazard.  The smoke should not enter your home unless defective plumbing exists or drain traps are dry. 
If you have seldom-used drains, please pour a gallon of water in the drain to fill the drain trap.  This procedure will help prevent the possibility of smoke entering your living areas through those drains.  
Field crews will perform testing of all sewers in the area.  At no time will field crews have to enter your business or residence.  

If you have any questions about these crews or there services please contact the City Hall. 580-286-5631

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