• Emerald Ash Borer

    Look here to find information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB). Residents are encouraged to learn about the city's plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and also to make early plans for managing ash trees on private property.

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  • About Emerald Ash Borer

    Look here to find information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB). Residents are encouraged to learn about the city's plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and also to make early plans for managing ash trees on private property.

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  • More About Emerald Ash Borer

    Look here to find information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB). Residents are encouraged to learn about the city's plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and also to make early plans for managing ash trees on private property.

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  • Emerald Ash Borer Information

    Look here to find information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB). Residents are encouraged to learn about the city's plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and also to make early plans for managing ash trees on private property.

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Sewer Maintenance Mission Statement:

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To systematically clean existing sewers to maximize capacity and flow and through storm sewer construction to reduce the backlog and overall cost of construction of the storm drainage infrastructure.
 

Sewer Division Goals and Objectives


The Department of Public Works maintains a fleet of equipment and required staff to provide routine and specialized cleaning of the City's 800 miles of sanitary sewers and 400 miles of storm sewers.  The timely cleaning of the City's sewers reduces the potential for blockages and subsequent damage to private and public property.  


The Department of Public Works utilizes existing personnel and equipment  to perform in-house construction of mid-range storm water related projects.

 

Current Sewer Infrastructure

 

The sewer division currently manages and maintains:

 

889.23 Miles of Sanitary Sewer

471.62 Miles of Storm Sewer

17,667 Sanitary Manholes

8, 030 Storm Manholes

12,125 Storm Inlets

52 Miles of Ditches

21.5 Miles of Levee