Whether you are connecting to an existing grinder station or installing new please refer to the documents and diagrams for connection to the sanitary sewer system.
Any new or altered gravity plumbing pipes located outside of a structure and entering into the sanitary sewer system must be inspected by SLRWD staff before being covered. All gravity connections must adhere to SLRWD and Steuben County Health Department specifications.
All wiring and breakers for the new/ existing sewer control panel must be inspected by SLRWD staff. Electrical connections to the sewer control panels must meet SLRWD, Indiana Electrical Code, and National Electrical Code specifications.
Connecting to the force main sewer lines, HDPE pipe requires a fusion machine to fuse those joins together. The SLRWD can perform fusions at cost but notification must be given at least 24-48 hours in advance. However, fusions will not be conducted on Mondays or Fridays. Please allow additional days/time if the SLRWD needs to order parts for the fusion. If an outside company completes the fusion a member of the SLRWD staff must be present.To schedule an inspection or if you have any questions please contact the office at 260-665-9865 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our staff will assist you.