What is a cleanout?
A cleanout is an elevated pipe connection that allows access to the sewer lateral. These are usually above ground and covered with a circular cap. These connections give plumbers and contractors access to the sewer lateral to unclog and televise the sewer lateral. Sewer cleanouts are generally located 5 feet from the structure and at the property line near the right-of-way or mainline sewer easement to provide several access points.

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1. What is the Private Service Lateral Program (PSLP)?
2. What is the cost of the program?
3. Who will make the repairs to the lateral lines?
4. Will the WWTA enter my property without my knowledge to conduct testing?
5. What should I do if I have a backup before a Plumber or Evaluation Contractor contacts me?
6. What is a sewer lateral?
7. What is a cleanout?
8. What is the condition of my sewer lateral?
9. What is I&I?
10. Does the Private Service Lateral Program (PSLP) / Service Lateral Program (SLP) apply to all WWTA sewers customers?
11. How does the WWTA fix a defective sewer lateral?
12. Is the WWTA alone in facing this issue?