Sanitary Sewer Lateral Program

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The City of Maryland Heights insures sewer laterals for homes within the city. The policy took effect Jan. 1, 2000. For more information, see the Q&A below, or call (314) 291-6550.

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Who is included in this program?

  • How much do residents pay in other cities?

  • Do other cities offer sewer lateral insurance?

  • Can other city revenues fund this project?

  • How much does this insurance cost?

  • Who pays to repair a damaged yard or pavement?

  • Is there a one-time repair for the homeowner or will the homeowner be covered for multiple breaks?

  • What is the process?

  • How much would I have to pay to replace a sewer lateral?

  • What are the health risks if my lateral breaks?

  • Would this cover a sewer break inside my house?

  • Will my homeowners' insurance pay for repairs?

  • How do I know if my sewer lateral breaks?

  • Who owns the lateral?

  • What is a sewer lateral?