NOTICE: SMOKE TESTING SEWER LINES
West Manchester Township is conducting a smoke test of its sanitary sewer system.
Please click the link below for more information, and a map of where the testing will take place. A mailer will also be sent via US Postal Service to all effected residents within the next week.
Work crews will be in town starting in January 2022. A “SMOKE TEST”
survey will assist our inspection crews in locating breaks and defects in our
sewer system. The smoke you see coming from the vent stacks on houses
or holes in the ground is NON-TOXIC, NON- STAINING, HAS NO
ODOR, WHITE TO GRAY IN COLOR AND CREATES NO FIRE
The smoke should not enter your home unless you have defective plumbing or dried up
drain traps. It is advisable for the homeowner to pour a gallon of water into each drain
trap of floors, sinks, showers, and tubs prior to our testing. If smoke enters
your home there is a good reason to assume that sewer gases may also be
entering your home or business. If you are not home on the day scheduled
for testing near you and discover smoke when you return, please contact
Mr. Rehab at (717) 697-1242.
**IMPORTANT!** If there is any individual in your home or business
who has respiratory problems and is immobile, please notify us at
(717) 697-1242 prior to testing.