How can I prevent sewer backups?

Every situation is unique, but it may be possible to reduce the risk of sewer backups through plumbing improvements. When considering the options listed below, consult with a licensed plumber to determine the best approach for your property.

Explore backflow prevention devices, sump pumps and more on our Backup Assistance Program page.

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1. Who is responsible for sewer backups?
2. Do I need to report sewer backups to SD1?
3. How do I cleanup a sewer backup?
4. How can I prevent sewer backups?