What is the purpose of smoke testing?

Smoke testing is a cost effective way to locate cracks, breaks or defects in the sewer system. Once a problem area is located, necessary repairs are made to prevent sewer gases or waste from leaking out as well as water or contaminants seeping into the system.

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1. What is the purpose of smoke testing?
2. How is a smoke test conducted?
3. Is the smoke used for testing the sewer system harmful?
4. What should I do to prepare for smoke testing?
5. When will smoke testing be performed?
6. Who can I call if I have a question or issue not listed here?