What is an outfall sewer?
An outfall sewer receives wastewater from the collection system or from the wastewater treatment plant and carries it to the point of final discharge into the Savannah River/Ocean. All sewage on Tybee is treated at the treatment plant.

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1. What is a sewer tap?
2. What is a service line?
3. What is municipal sewage?
4. What is a sanitary sewer system?
5. What is an outfall sewer?
6. What happens when I request service from the Water/Sewer Department?
7. Why does the City research easements on my property when handling my sewer repair problems?
8. How are repair requests prioritized?
9. What should a customer do when a sewage backup occurs in the home or yard?
10. Who is responsible for cleaning up sewage spills and overflows?