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Water Service Contractor Questions

Before repairs begin, here is a list of questions that homeowners should ask their contractor:

  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • Have you completed curb stop repairs before? How many?
  • How long will it take you to complete the repair?
  • Do you plan to obtain a permit and have your work inspected by the plumbing inspector? (A permit is required in the City of Woodbury.
  • Will this repair require the water to be shut off to my neighbors?  If so, How long?
      *The city must to be notified 48 hours prior to water being shut off to neighbors.
      *City staff will turn off main line valves if necessary.
      *The repair must be coordinated with the city’s Utility Division.
  • Do you require the employees working on this job to:
      *Use proper personal protective equipment?
      *Use proper shoring or a trench box?
      *Use proper traffic control?
  • How much will the repair cost?
  • Who will do the restoration?
  • How much will the restoration cost?