Sewage backs up into couple’s home

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington couple was shocked to discover raw sewage seeping into their home.  Their shock turned to frustration and anger, when they discovered the sewage was backing up because of city maintenance to a main sewer line in the area.

The couple says they were not notified that the work was being done, or that their pipes could be affected.  The couple says when they questioned city workers, they were told that the city wasn’t responsible for alerting anyone about the maintenance.

The city says the couple experienced something called blowback, which is rare, but does happen.  the city did send a contractor to clean up the mess.

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