If a plumber is responding to a choke/blockage at a Private property, which is connected to the Public Sewer System, the City will reimburse a maximum of 1 hour labour plus 1 hour drain machine hire up to a maximum invoice value of $180+GST.
The 1 hour work is for the following:
- Inspecting an Inspection Shaft
- If Inspection Shaft holding water, attempt to clear with drain machine
- Check upstream manhole
- Check adjacent property Inspection Shaft
- Notify CKB Wastewater Services staff
Costs for locating Inspection Shaft and any plumbing works upstream of the Inspection Shaft are to be the property owner’s cost.
Are you unsure where you’re responsibility as a property owner ends in regards to your sewer line?
Click on the link below to see who is responsible. To see the drawing click here.