City conducting smoke tests of sewer system

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During November and December, the City of Lebanon will be conducting smoke tests of the city’s sewer system.
These tests will help identify breaks and defects in the system. The smoke is non-toxic, non-staining and has no odor, according to the city. It will be white to gray in color and will not create a fire hazard.
The smoke should not enter houses unless those houses have defective plumbing or dried up drain pipes.
Homeowners are advised to pour a gallon of water into each floor drain prior to testing. If smoke does enter a house, homeowners will have a good reason to assume that sewer gases may also be entering the house.
If this happens, homeowners are advised to immediately notify city hall (270-692-6272) or the Lebanon Police Department (270-692-2121).
Likewise, any individual with respiratory problems or is immobile should contact city hall or the police department prior to testing.