A few weeks ago, our team at Public Works presented an update on the City’s sewer system to the City Council.
As a bit of backstory, the City manages 72 miles of gravity sewer lines with 1,350 manholes and one lift station. Due to the City’s aging sewage infrastructure, the City has suffered several sewage overflows. Back in March 2016, the City was issued a consent judgement and settlement agreement with a goal to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows and improve the maintenance and management of sewer systems.
The consent judgement comes with five requirements which the City needs to abide by: