Ahead Of Kansas City Rain This Week: Check Sewer Backup Cost Fear

We missed this story a few days ago but it's worth dredging up for the sake of public info.

After devastating sewer overflow a local family was hit with this terse response from a metro town that should spark fear amongst local homeowners:

"The city also pointed out that backup coverage is offered to homeowners because insurance companies know that the city doesn’t cover sewer backups."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Who is responsible when a sewer system backs up?

RAYTOWN, Mo. (KCTV) - Some Raytown homeowners are furious after they say a clogged sewer backed up in their homes and the city won't cover the damages. It happened on a rainy November night. It was a Saturday. Cheryl Douglas first noticed the smell, then saw the sewer water in her finished basement.