Annual Sanitary Sewer Cleaning

The South Milwaukee Wastewater Department has begun its annual process of sanitary sewer cleaning for 2021. Each year, the South Milwaukee Wastewater Department cleans 50% of the sanitary sewers throughout the city.  

Currently, the South Milwaukee Wastewater Department is cleaning the sanitary sewers in the 3rd District. (Southwest side of the city.)

Residents may experience the following during the cleaning process:

  • Gurgling toilets
  • Noises coming from the sewer system

While these are rare experiences, they may still occur. 

If you have questions regarding the sanitary sewer cleaning process, please call the South Milwaukee Wastewater Department at 414-768-8180.