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  • Successful Submission Confirmation

    Thank you for your public manhole access application. 

    The applicant shall hold the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, and its officers and employees, harmless for any liability associated with opening manhole covers to access to the public sanitary sewer by the applicant or their employees.

    Permit Conditions

    1. RWRD hereby notifies the applicant that sewer manholes are hazardous environments and may contain hazards such as low oxygen, explosive vapors and gases, high hydrogen sulfide, falls, pathogens, and hazardous energy.
    2. Confined space entry is outside this process and requires specific RWRD approval.
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    Tucson, AZ 85701

    (520) 724-6500


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