Sewer Requests

DC Water will investigate sewer overflow caused by an excess amount of waste or storm water, or an obstruction on a sewer main or on the sewer lateral.  

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Sewer Backup Inside

Refers to an overflow of wastewater on an internal (private) fixture such as a toilet, floor drain, or area drain. Commonly reported as dirty water or sewage flooding a lower level of the property.