**City Commission & CRA Meeting Agendas | CLICK HERE**
**WPB Offers Yard Waste Amnesty Days for Advance Hurricane Season Preparation**
**April 22 – May 31 | Click Here**
GREENMARKET ATTENDEES WILL BE SAD TO SEE IT LEAVE, BUT LOVE TO WATCH IT “GROW”

In celebration of Earth Day and the last day of the GreenMarket for the 2018 – 2019 season, the City of West Palm Beach is bringing back the “Make Like a Tree and Leave” promotion on April 20

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MAYOR'S VILLAGE INITIATIVE TO HOST RACIAL EQUITY WORKSHOP

The two-day event will provide talking points and an organizational definition of racism.

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SPECIAL NOTICE: THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT WILL BE SMOKE TESTING ITS SEWERS
The type of smoke used is harmless.
To better serve you, your Utlitiies department will be smoke testing its sewers.  This is performed periodically to located sources of sewer odors, leaks and breaks, in sewer lines. The type of smoke used is harmless, white to yellowish white in color, and may have a slight odor. It is harmless, to plants and animals. If the smoke gets into your home, please ventilate your home.

Smoke testing will occur, sometime during the following date(s) and location (s):

April 2, 2018 through April 16, 2018
North Mangonia Drive 1500 Block.
Between the hours of 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

April 2, 2018 through April 16, 2018
Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. 1400 Block to the 1500 Block
Between the hours of: 7:30 AM to  3:30 PM

April 2, 2018 through April 16, 2018
North Mangonia Circle 1500 Block
Between the hours of: 7:30 AM to  3:30 PM

On the outside of your home, or your neighbor's home you may notice smoke coming from:
  • Sewer vents
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Out of the ground, along sewer lines
 
On the inside of your home, smoke or its odors may exit from the plumbing or fixtures. This is an indication that dangerous gases and unpleasant odors from the sewer may enter your home. This should not occur if your plumbing is in good working condition. You can minimize the chances of this happening by running enough water into the sinks, tubs, and showers to fill the sewer trap with water. Do not forget, floor drains.
 
Location(s), identification and correction of the source of smoke entering your house or building, is urgently advised. The correction of any defects in the pipes and sewer on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.
 
If you detect smoke in your home and are uncertain of the cause, please contact our Utilities department at: City of West Palm Beach Wastewater/Sewer Collection Department 561-822-2170   or   Dispatch 561-822-2210.