Backflow Valves Prevent Messes
Sedona, AZ (August 18, 2011) – The City of Sedona would like to remind the public of the requirements and timeline to install a backwater device per City Code, Chapter 13, Section 13-5-5.
It states the following, “When the lowest drain fixture for a facility served by a gravity sewer lateral is less than four inches higher than the nearest upstream manhole, a backwater prevention device shall be installed on the lateral on private property exterior to and down stream of the facility served by the lateral. A backwater device shall be installed on existing laterals by December 31, 2011 or when the lateral is replaced or repaired, which ever comes first.”
For questions related to requirements, installations or inspections of backwater devices, please contact Public Works at (928) 203-5030.