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  1. 8/28/2018 Recommendations to Avoid or Mitigate Damage from A Sewer Backup
    • Review homeowner’s insurance policy to verify coverage for sewer backups
    • Don’t plant deep rooted trees over or immediately adjacent to sewer service pipes
    • Do not wash grease, fats or oils from food preparation down the drain. Deposit these materials in the trash.
    • Periodically have your sewer service pipe video inspected by a reputable firm and clean the pipe when necessary.
    • Do not place valuable personal property on the floor close to a floor drain. Elevate such property at least a few inches off the floor or place it in plastic tubs.
    • Keep the telephone number for Platte Canyon W&S District and s reputable sewer service contractor handy in case you do experience a backup.