Artesian flood risk
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The City uses a combination of drainage strategies to reduce the risk of flooding in homes, businesses, properties, and public areas.
Occasionally, a portion of the City's water or sewer system breaks down. You may notice water bubbling up on your lawn or through a crack on the street, or even sewage backing up into your basement toilet.
Tracking the source of the problem
We want to help track down the source of the problem, so it can be fixed quickly.
Sometimes leaks, floods, and sewage problems on your property can be easily traced. You can fix them yourself, or you may want to hire a plumber to do it. If your plumber finds out the problem was caused by the City's water or sewage system, contact 3-1-1 so the City can investigate the problem.