What do I do if I smell sewer odors in my home?

Check to see if any of your drains have a dry trap. All household drains are equipped with an “S” shaped trap which provides a water seal to keep out sewer gases. If the drain is not frequently used it could be dry due to evaporation. You may also have a loose fitting, break or hole in the vent pipe, items easily fixed with the aid of a plumber. 

If you detect sewer odors outside of the home please call the Wastewater Division at 931-553-2424 and they will investigate the odor complaint.

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3. Why am I being billed for sewer when I am on septic?
4. How do I get sewer available to a development?
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