Sump Pumps

Sump pumps are pumps used to keep buildings dry below the ground level. Sump pumps pick up groundwater inflow or ground surface runoff and may NOT be discharged into the sanitary sewer system. Examples of building facilities connected to the sanitary sewer system are toilets, sinks and floor drains. Sump pump discharges in the City of Champaign shall meet theĀ  requirements as set forth in the City of Champaign Codes and Ordinances Section 29.