About Us Overview
Who We Are
Board of Directors
Environmental Compliance / Source Control Program
Pollution Prevention Programs
Doing Business with CCCSD
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
Sewer System Overview
Connecting to the Sewer
|Protecting the Environment|
Maintenance Scheduling System
CCCSD’s Maintenance Scheduling System is a planned schedule for cleaning of sewer lines that are highly susceptible to root intrusion, grease, and various debris. The frequency of cleaning these sewers is determined by their cleaning history with the goal of preventing sewage overflows.
Numerous crews clean and maintain 1,500 miles of sewer main lines on a daily basis in a variety of ways. Power rodders remove roots and other obstructions using a machine that spins various cleaning tools through lines; highly pressurized water trucks clean grit and grease accumulation from sewer mains; and a high volume vacuum removes grit and debris from sewer lines. The homeowner is responsible for maintaining the side sewer.
Closed Circuit Television/Locating
When a problem area in a main line is identified, a video camera with a locating device attached to it is pulled through the line. Necessary repairs to underground sewers are then pinpointed at the street level through live, remote television monitors.
Construction crews are able to make repairs in the streets and easements using heavy equipment and hand tools.