Utility Service Connections

As work is progressing inside and outside the house, the sewer, water and electrical service connections are being made to the various utility service lines.     

City Sewer Connection    

The city sewer is located in the utility easement at the rear of the lot. The sewer contractor excavates a trench from the rear of the house to the main sewer line, installs the new sewer line and backfills the trench.      

The sewer contractor is excavating for the new sewer line. View looking from the deck to the Northeast.

The sewer contractor cutting pipe preparing for the installation. View looking down from the North corner of the deck

Sewer contractor ready to place pipe in the trench. View looking toward the house from the East.The vertical pipe is a clean out required by city code. The sewer contractor is connecting the next section of pipe.

The vetical pipe is a clean out required by city code. The sewer contractor is connecting the next section of pipe.

The sewer connection is complete and the trench is being backfilled.

City Water Connection

The city water main is located on the opposite side of the street from the house. The city water department taps the main, then bores under the street and sets the water meter.     

The plumbing contractor backfilling the trench from the front of the house to the street for the new water service line. View from the front yard, looking South.

The new water service line in the approximate location of the water meter on the East side of the street. View from the East side of the street, looking West.

Excavation on the West side of the street by the city water department. View from the middle of the street, looking West.

The pneumatic horizontal boring tool is set up in the excavation on the West side of the street. View into the excavation on the East side of the street, shows the tool as it appears after crossing under the street

View into the excavation on the West side of the street, showing the city water main with tap attached.

View into the excavation on the East side of the street, showing the connection for the new water meter. The black pipe at the top is from the house.

The new water service line is pushed back to the West side of the street to connect to the main. View from the East side of the street.

The new water service line is ready to connect to the meter setting. View from the East side of the street.

The water meter is installed with the new water service line from the main across the street on the bottom left side.

The water service installation is complete and the trench on the West side of the street is being backfilled. View from the middle of the street, looking Southwest.

Electrical Connection   

The electric company transformer is located in Northeast end the utility easement at the rear of the lot.  

Trench for the electric service along the North side of the lot. View looking West.

The electrical contractor starts by connecting the conduit to the meter box on the North side of the house.

The electrical contractor checking the conduit from the trench to the meter box before attaching it to the house.

The electrical contactor working toward the transformer. View looking East.

The electrical contactor excavating near the transformer for the final connection. View looking Northeast.

The trench is backfilled and the meter box is ready for the meter.

The installation is complete with the electric meter in place and the connection made at the transformer.

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