Services

FAQS
Sewer Gas Smell
The Sewer Department investigates all reports of sewer gas at no charge to the property owner. This service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (607) 786-2990 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, (607) 786-2991 nights, weekends or holidays.
Sewer Laterals
Duties and Services Sewer Laterals: The Town is responsible for sewer lateral plugs from the Town of Union right-of-way (generally 6-10' behind curb line) to the main line in the street. In order to open a plugged sewer lateral the Sewer Department needs access to your lateral through a clean out. All new sewer construction and lateral repairs require a clean out at the junction of the Town of Union right-of-way and the owner's property. Homes without such clean outs are cleaned through the clean out nearest the Town of Union right-of-way.
Sewer Line Plugs
  1. The Sewer Department cleans plugged sewer lateral lines, from the Town of Union right-of-way to main line, free of charge.
  2. The Sewer Department cleans plugged sewer laterals, from clean out closest to Town of Union right-of-way to the main line, for a $75.60 charge
Sanitary Sewer Mains
The Sewer Department inspects, cleans, repairs and maintains all sanitary sewer mains in the Town of Union. Report all main line problems (ie: sink holes in road, water coming out of a manhole, broken or missing manhole covers, ...). (607) 786-2990 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (607) 786-2991 nights, weekends or holidays.
Pump Stations
The Sewer Department inspects, cleans, repairs, and maintains all Town of Union Pump Stations and their grounds. These stations, both sanitary and storm, pump water and sewage from low spots to higher areas. This allows more people the use of sanitary sewers and protection from storm waters. For any emergencies at any Town of Union Pump Station please call the appropriate numbers. (607) 786-2990 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or (607) 786-2991 nights, weekends or holidays.
Septic Tank Pumping
The Town of Union provides a septic tank pumping for residents with full septic tanks. This service is provided once every 2 years at no cost to the property owner. Call the office to schedule and appointment at (607) 786-2990.