The line connecting a building or home with the main sewer line is called the Lateral Line. It is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain, clean, and repair this line.
Read about the City's Sewer Lateral Repair Program. Please call 618-233-7146 if you suspect your lateral in the street is broken.
NOTE: A daily sewer line insurance rate increase will be effective January 1, 2023. Read Ordinance No. 9105-2022 regarding the Sewer Lateral Rate Increase information.