What is a sewer lateral?

A sewer lateral (building sewer) is the privately owned and maintained sewer pipe connecting a building/dwelling to the public sewer main.

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1. Are there any RV Dump Stations in Paso Robles?
2. Sewage is backing up into my house overflowing from my drains. What should I do?
3. What is a sewer lateral?
4. What should I do if sewage is overflowing from a sewer structure onto the ground?
5. I have slow drainage through my toilets, drains. What can I do about it?
6. There is a manhole cover in my neighborhood that rattles every time a vehicle rolls over it. What can I do about it?
7. What causes sewer odors inside the house?
8. What is the purpose of vapor traps?
9. What is the purpose of the roof vent?
10. What are some of the problems that can occur?
11. What if the odor is outside the house?
12. How do I file a claim if I have property damage caused by a sewer back up?
13. Who maintains the sewer line?
14. How do I report a problem?