HI-DESERT WATER TALKS ABOUT SEWER LINES TO HOMES

HI-DESERT WATER TALKS ABOUT SEWER LINES TO HOMES

The Hi-Desert Water District met last night. Reporter Cara Conway says hooking up sewer lines to homes was the subject…
The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors and Public Advisory Committee met last night regarding ownership and responsibility of service laterals—the sewer pipes from the main line to a home. Both board and PAC agreed that responsibility for lateral ownership would be split with public land to the water district; private to homeowners. Line blockage is strictly the responsibility of homeowners. The district plans to educate the public on prevention for blockage and breakage. Installation for laterals will allow more flexibility for property owners to assume responsibility.

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