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City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

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open #181396

Sewer Problems (Sanitary Sewers)

1014 E Wylie ST

Case Date:
9/6/2022

Water/sewage is coming up into our house from the street. This happened a month or two or three ago, right after the city did some work on the main in the street (2 large spots visible in picture). A plumber confirmed both times that there is no backup between the house and the street, and he got the drain snake/declogger to go into the hole (white on the left side of the driveway/this image near the bottom of the driveway) 21 feet (I have a video, separately showing the measurements) or more both times. This time he wasn't able to get the hole unclogged in the street, so it is an urgent situation for us. We are pretty sure the guys who dug in the street to remain a main caused the issue because we never had a problem before then, and the first backup into the house was a couple of weeks after that this summer. We would like the city to come scope it and fix it ASAP please. The plumber suspects that the jackhammering and digging that the big trucks did in the street caused a partial or full collapse, given where the backup seems to be from what he can tell. Please let us know when you might be able to look at it. We have little kids and really need to be able to use water in the house. Thank you!

closed #173557

Sewer Problems (Sanitary Sewers)

311 S Lincoln ST

Case Date:
9/1/2020

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington- Lincoln St Unit has smelled like sewer gas for the last month. There is standing water in the sewers outside of the building. It is very difficult to run a full day of program when my staff and our members have to deal with the strong smell of sewage.

closed #171176

Sewer Problems (Sanitary Sewers)

317 E University ST

Case Date:
12/10/2019

Our shower has flooded with water and fecal matter twice in the past two days.