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The City of Scranton is conducting a smoke test of the sanitary sewer system,

with assistance of Kansas Rural Water Association, to find defects that could affect

the treatment and collections systems operations.

The smoke testing will begin o 10/25/21 (weather permitting)

“Smoke Testing” will assist in finding breaks and defects in the sewer system. You

may see smoke coming fromsewet vents on buildings, from the ground and other areas.

The smoke is non-toxic, non-staining has no odor is white in color.

The smoke should not enter your home or buildings unless you have defective plumbing or dry drain traps.

It is advisable to pour at least a quart of water down each drain that is not regularly used just prior to the smoke test,

If smoke does enter your home please advise the smoke test survery crew or call city hall at 785-219-9087


Even though the smoke is non-toxic, individuals with respiratiory problems should leave the home if smoke enters to prevent any distress.

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