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Call the City of Modesto at 209-577-6200. The Wastewater Division has a "Call Us First" policy, which helps the City and the property owner determine if a sewer blockage problem is within the City's mainline. A City crew will determine if the problem is within the City maintained line or within your privately maintained line. If the City's mainline is not plugged, you may need a plumber.
The City has established a Private Sewer Lateral Cost Share Program (PSLCSP) to assist homeowners with the cost of repairing the private sewer lateral within the public right of way. For more information, view the
You can reach us twenty four hours a day, seven days a week at 209-577-6200.