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Richmond, MO 64085

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Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

The City of Richmond’s wastewater department will be SMOKE TESTING SANITARY SEWER LINES in your area during the month of August. 

The City of Richmond Department of Public Works - Utilities uses smoke testing to find cracks, breaks, and other problems with sewer lines that need to be repaired or possibly replaced. If you would like to see a video that demonstrates what smoke testing is and how it is used, please click on the video below. 

Please note that although the video was NOT created by or for the City of Richmond, it provides a good overview of how smoke testing works in Richmond as well.

The smoke is safe and non-toxic to humans and pets, but customers with respiratory issues should notify the Department at 816-776-2004 x 122 before smoke testing is to occur in your neighborhood. Should you have any further questions, please contact the City at the number listed below.  Your cooperation is appreciated.  

Large quantities of storm water in the sewer lines use up part of the pipe capacity needed to carry wastewater.  This system overloading can cause sewage backups and increases the cost of wastewater treatment that affects each homeowner through increased sewer charges.  The smoke should not enter into buildings unless leaks or plumbing defects exist.  Please notify any elderly or handicapped person in your neighborhood.  Please make sure that traps for all basement floor drains and other sink traps and plumbing fixtures are full of water by pouring approximately 24 ounces of water into each drain. 

Should you detect smoke in your building, the room should be ventilated through an open window or door.  Acute exposure can cause irritation of the respiratory system.  Individuals are urged not to expect exposures that cause irritation.  Leave the area and ventilate well to dissipate the smoke.  Also, please notify the field technicians who are conducting the test, should smoke enter your building.  


Thank you for your cooperation as we work to successfully complete this important effort.


Heartland Waste has started curbside recycling collection for the City of Richmond
Please contact City Hall for delivery of a container.
For complete information on acceptable and non-acceptable recycling materials and applications for the Recycling Program and Senior Citizen Solid Waste Discount, click here.