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They are starting to here. wonder what they are charging all they use is the 100 ft push rod. Any DPW do this in your area?
 

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They are starting to here. wonder what they are charging all they use is the 100 ft push rod. Any DPW do this in your area?
here they will if you have a cleanout at the sidewalk for the lateral. they use a giant azz jetter truck called a Ram-jet by meyers. if you let the head go it can beat you to death literally. if it dont unclogg it it will blow the pipe up!!!! 1.5" hose on that mofo with a steel jetter head.:eek:
 

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here they will if you have a cleanout at the sidewalk for the lateral. they use a giant azz jetter truck called a Ram-jet by meyers. if you let the head go it can beat you to death literally. if it dont unclogg it it will blow the pipe up!!!! 1.5" hose on that mofo with a steel jetter head.:eek:
HOLY COW! 1 1/2" jetter hose I personally don't think I would use it resisdential, well I guess it would depend on how many gpm and psi it is.

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I wonder what happens if they break somthing on the H.O side. Do they have insurance? 1 year warrenty?
Thats just it...they dont go on the H.O property. When we install a sewer we must install a cleanout at the junction. That C.O. is for the city to maintain the lateral. If that C.O. at the sidewalk is holding water then its the citys problem. And no they do not turn it up full force. The O.d. of the hose was 1.5" and its dangerous to operate if you are dummy and let the hose go.....or your control man falls asleep on you.:eek:
They dont need insurance because they do not come onto your property and they warranty and maintain your lateral for life aslong as you have the cleanout.
 

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Problem with the steel rods they really dont clear the line.
What next will the do sinks tubs and toilts too. LOL
if so welfare here I come:laughing:
 

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Problem with the steel rods they really dont clear the line.
What next will the do sinks tubs and toilts too. LOL
if so welfare here I come:laughing:
If you go on welfare then you would be better off than the rest of us :laughing:plus you would get a new cell phone. You don't have that kind of luck :laughing:
 

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Here in my area the homeowner is responsible for his sewer all the way to the main including the throat of the wye. This seems so unfair to the ho,s to me. If they have a problem under the street the ho is responsible to replace and repair any damage to city property. They are also responsible for any traffic control and street closing. what a bunch of croc. When I was in Maryland the ho was responsible up to the property line which is the way it should be. yet on the water service the ho is responisble up to the meter any problem on the street side of the meter the city is responsible. Go figure.
 

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In Seattle it is the ho's including the tap on the main. we are all hills and valleys had to turn down a crushed line 28' deep. 3 weeks back had a sewer on a major road $11,500. in street use and repanel the concete road surface.
 

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In Seattle it is the ho's including the tap on the main. we are all hills and valleys had to turn down a crushed line 28' deep. 3 weeks back had a sewer on a major road $11,500. in street use and repanel the concete road surface.
Ah 28' is nothing...shoulda called me for that one....I dont even need shoring:whistling2:<joke> I dont have life insurance so you could just walk away if the trench caved in!!!! Save my folks some money:thumbsup::laughing:
 

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in my area city responsible for main only-however the city guys will come after hours for $50.00 cash. then they call a plumber to fix what they broke w/ the pushrod. i call it win/win situation!
 
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