Public Works

Surface Water and Sewers
1911 E. 26th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 673-2405

Minneapolis Sewer Operations - Contact Information

Sewer Problems
Street Flooding Problems  

Water Contamination

Construction and Permits

Street Maintenance

Sewer Problems

Problem DescriptionWho to CallWhen to CallPhone Number(s)
Sewage backs up in your home through your toilet, tub or floor drain

Sewer Operations

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

After Hours

(612) 673-5625

(612) 490-5568

To report a problem or suspected break in a sanitary sewer or storm drain structure

Sewer Operations

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

After Hours

(612) 673-5625

(612) 490-5568

To report problems with sewer odors, or sink holes in the street

Sewer Operations

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

After Hours

(612) 673-5625

(612) 490-5568

Street Flooding Problems

Problem Description

Who to Call

When to Call

Phone Number(s)

To report flooding or drainage problems on streets or in alleys

Sewer Operations

or

Surface Water & Sewers Sewer Information

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

After Hours:
6:30 AM to 4:30 PM

(612) 673-5625

(612) 490-5568

(612) 673-2405

To get a catch basin (storm drain inlet) unplugged

Sewer Operations

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

After Hours

(612) 673-5625

(612) 490-5568

To get FEMA floodplain designation

Minneapolis Zoning Department

Weekdays
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(612) 673-5836

To get storm or sanitary sewer information or flooding history for your area

Surface Water & Sewers Sewer Information

Weekdays
6:30 AM to 4:30 PM

(612) 673-2405

Water Contamination

Problem Description

Who to Call

When to Call

Phone Number(s)

To report illegal dumping of anything besides clean water into the storm drain system

Minneapolis Environmental Services

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-3867

To report suspected illicit discharge of industrial wastes to the storm drain system

Minneapolis Environmental Services

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-3867

To report accidental chemical spills on roadways

911

or

Street Maintenance & Repair

24 hours a day

7 days a week

911

or

(612) 673-5720

To report suspected water quality problems at lakes, streams or rivers

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Weekdays
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(612) 230-6400

To report suspected water-borne illnesses or disease-causing contamination of surface or ground water

Minneapolis Environmental Services

or

Hennepin County Infectious Diseases

or

Minnesota Department of Health -  Acute Disease Investigation and Control Section

Weekdays
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(612) 673-2170

(612) 543-5230

(612) 676-5414

To report problems with untidy garbage disposal

Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-2917

To report problems with animal waste on private property

Contact 311 by email

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

311

or

(612) 673-3000

To hear updates about possible beach closings

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Swimming Beaches

24 hours a day

7 days a week

(612) 313-7713

Construction and Permits

Problem Description

Who to Call

When to Call

Phone Number(s)

If you are in the planning stages of a project that requires an Erosion & Sediment Control Permit:

Paul Chellsen

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-2406

If you are in the planning stages of a project that requires a Stormwater Management Plan:

Paul Chellsen

Weekdays

(612) 673-2406

To report a construction site erosion control problem, such as dirt or sand from a construction site spilling onto the street and washing into a storm drain or body of water.

Minneapolis Environmental Services

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-3867

To get a permit for disconnection of roof rainleaders or area drains that are connected directly or indirectly to the sanitary sewer system

Minneapolis Environmental and Safety

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-5899

To get a permit for a utility connection to a City storm or sanitary main

Utility Connections

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-2451

To get information on a public storm drain project or sanitary sewer project in your area

Sewer Operations

Weekdays
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

(612) 673-5627

To get information on storm drain or sanitary sewer locations

Surface Water & Sewers – Sewer Information

Weekdays
6:30 AM to 4:00 PM

(612) 673-2405

Street Maintenance

Problem Description

Who to Call

When to Call

Phone Number(s)

To request street sweeping

Street Maintenance

24 hours a day

7 days a week

(612) 673-5720

To report any problem on streets or sidewalks, where you are unsure of the cause or the problem requires immediate action

311

or

Street Maintenance

24 hours a day

7 days a week

311

or

(612) 673-3000

or

(612) 673-5720

 

Last updated Dec 2, 2016