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Tree Root Notification Program


FAQs

 There is a problem with my sewer lateral. Will the City fix it?

 Why doesn't the City repair my property's sewer lateral under the street (the lower lateral)?

 Can my plumber work on my sewer line?

 What kind of pipe can I use to repair my sewer line?

 What type of permit is required?

 How do I hire a reliable contractor?

 Who do I contact for more information on protecting my sewer?

 Who do I call to report a sewer spill?

 Who do I call to report sewer odor?

 If a city-owned tree causes root intrusion or damage to a sewer lateral located under a City street, who has the responsibility for lateral cleaning or repair?

 


For further information:

City of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
Bureau of Sanitation
Wastewater Engineering Service Division
Lateral Root Notification Program
2714 Media Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 342-1566
Email:sewer.root@lacity.org

Other useful contact information:
Sewer Customer Service: (323) 342-6006

CONTACT  AND  INFORMATION
Report Sewer ODORS
Report Sewer SPILLS   Or CALL 3-1-1, or (213) 473-3231
More information: (213) 978-0333,
or email bpw.pao@lacity.org
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