Important Details, Restrictions, and How to Prepare
The Department of Public Works will notify residents and business owners when sewer lining work will take place in their block. The letter will detail the following restrictions and preparation tips:
Notify AM-Liner East immediately if you have a sump pump that is connected to the sewer system – call 540-955-9671. If you do not, you may have a sewer back-up on your property.
Access to your property is not required and you do not need to be present.
Do not use any water during the scheduled work time, including showers, toilets, sinks, washing machines, dishwashers, and more.
Do not flush or drain water during the scheduled work time. This means not pouring anything down a sink, bath, or shower and not flushing toilets.
You might want to store water for cooking needs during the scheduled work time; remember not to pour anything into sink drains.
Before 8 a.m. on the day of the scheduled work, pour water into all drains, including basement floor drains and air conditioner condensation drains. This will help prevent odors from the project from entering your home or building.
Watch for temporary no-parking signs on your street.
About the Sewer Rehabilitation Project
The City's sanitary sewer rehabilitation extends the life of the existing sewer mains and, by reducing the amount of inflow of stormwater and ground water, is expected to reduce the treatment costs paid by the City and its ratepayers. Am-Liner East is the City's contractor for relining the sewer mains.