Fast Answers to Common Questions

The following information will help you with common questions about troubleshooting, repairing and installing sewer pipes. This diagram shows the difference between private and public sewer pipes and indicates who should be contacted for assistance.

Additional Information

For help addressing problems with pipes that are on private property and are therefore the property owner's responsibility, contact a plumbing contractor. For problems caused by a public sewer pipes, which are the District’s Responsibility, contact us 24-hour a day at 415-259-2949.

Sewer Pipes