Inside of failing CMP pipe where the bottom has corroded and lifted up »
Once the integrity of the pipe has been compromised, the pipe’s surrounding soil becomes susceptible to piping (soil picked up by flowing water and carried away) and the pipe will eventually collapse.
« Existing CMP storm pipe removed prior to new construction
Failing storm drain systems are identified by City staff and are typically replaced with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe or High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe.
Installation of new PVC storm drain pipe »
~ For more information on the City's Storm Water Program, please visit our Utilities Department. ~