Your village is conducting a smoke test of It’s sanitary sewer system. Work crews will be in your area starting August 1st – the 3rd.

A “Smoke test” survey will assist the inspection crews in locating breaks and defects in the sewer system.

The smoke should not enter your home unless you have a defect in your homes plumbing system or you have drain traps that are dried-up.

It is advisable for the homeowner to slowly pour a gallon of water into each floor drains, and other seldom used drains, prior to the testing date. If smoke does enter your home, there is a strong reason to assume that dangerous sewer gases are entering your home or business. You should open windows and doors and evacuate the building immediately and notify the work crew. If you are not at home at the time of testing and return home to find smoke, please call us at 419-257-2141.

The product that will be used in the smoke testing is a liquid smoke product called LiquiSmoke. Information about the product may be obtained online or from the Village Hall. The smoke is not medically harmful, does not stain or leave odors in home materials, is non-carcinogenic, but for some people may be irritating to nasal passages. Any smoke irritation will be temporary and should quickly disappear after exposure has ceased. House pets may react in a manner similar to humans. It is recommended that people with heart and respiratory ailments leave the house during the test.

Contact Us

Mayor Ronald N. Miller
Fiscal Officer:
Michelle T. Weyrauch

(419) 453-3636
(419) 453-4636

150 Park Drive
(P.O. Box 488)
Ottoville, OH 45876

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