The sewer mains running underground through the City are known as the sanitary sewer collection system. The crew from this division is responsible for maintaining over 63 miles of sewer mains and 1,169 manholes, along with 2 sewer pump stations. The City of Patterson is responsible for maintaining each property's sewer lateral from the sewer main to the property line. The city will maintain the lateral only if there is a clean out installed to the city standards at property line).
If there is no clean out at the property line, the property owner is responsible for sewer lateral maintenance. For more information about this program, please email Public Works or contact us at 209-895-8060.