News Flash

City of White Plains News

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewer System to Start 1/14

Smoke Testing

Beginning Monday, January 14th, the Department of Public Works will be conducting Smoke Testing of certain public sanitary sewer lines in various neighborhoods.  These tests will be done in one neighborhood at a time.  Attached is the testing schedule.  The majority of these tests are for one day only.


The purpose of these smoke tests is to assure the integrity of our sewer lines and to determine if there are sources of water entering the lines either through direct connections (i.e. sump pumps or roof leaders) or through broken lines in the ground (i.e. the city's sewer mains or homeowner service lines.)  


Defective or illicit connections overload the sanitary sewer system and threaten the environment, as well as the operation of the County's sewage treatment operations.


Below is a link to the City of White Plains Department of Public Works website with information regarding the testing. 

https://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/222/10155/Bureau-of-Water-Wastewater


Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of White Plains News

Soles4Souls Flyer

GO GREEN WHITE PLAINS

Posted on: February 5, 2019
ETC_LOGO_square

WPETC - Exciting Opportunities Await

Posted on: February 5, 2019
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

52 North Broadway Soil Testing Results

Posted on: January 14, 2019
WinterFest 2018 Vertical

WinterFest Entertainment Schedule

Posted on: December 17, 2018
White Plains Recreation & Parks

Sign Up for White Plains Rec Alerts

Posted on: December 14, 2018
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Public Hearing on 52 North Broadway

Posted on: November 30, 2018
Santas Mailbox - Resized

Santa's Mailbox

Posted on: November 27, 2018
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Soil Testing at 52 North Broadway

Posted on: November 28, 2018
CITY SEAL - HIGH RES

Winter Storm Response

Posted on: November 16, 2018
thanksgiving turkey rainbow feathers

White Plains Seniors Thanksgiving Luncheon

Posted on: November 15, 2018
recreation_and_parks_logo

Ebersole Ice Rink Opens for the Season

Posted on: October 19, 2018
City Seal Transparent (1) 369x335

Martine Ave Road Paving

Posted on: October 16, 2018
DPW seal

October Water Main Flushing

Posted on: September 27, 2018
City Seal Transparent (1) 369x335

Mamaroneck Avenue Crosswalk Repaving

Posted on: September 7, 2018
Newsletter Image 2

City of White Plains July E-Newsletter

Posted on: August 17, 2018

Noon Day Concerts on the Plaza

Posted on: June 15, 2018

White Plains Theater Lovers' Club

Posted on: May 23, 2018

USE OF LEAF BLOWERS

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Theater Lovers Club

Posted on: March 29, 2018

White Plains Jump In and Swim

Posted on: March 12, 2018

White Plains Library Open on Sunday

Posted on: March 3, 2018