Protecting Public Health and Safety



Sewer service inspections are made by both the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) and by El Dorado County. This document describes EID’s requirements.


  • Call Underground Service Alert (USA) at 811 prior to excavation. (Requires a 48 hour notice).
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact both EID and the County 48 working hours in advance to schedule the appropriate inspections once the site is ready to inspect.
  • It is preferable to have either the builder or the plumber on site for the inspection.
  • Have the site ready for inspection when EID staff arrives.
  • Visual inspection of all work is required or it cannot be accepted.


  • Re-inspections, regardless of the reason, will be charged a field call fee.
  • Effective June 13, 2017, this site provides the only method to request a first or final sewer inspection. Please read the customer acknowledgment file below prior to requesting an inspection. 
  • Customers will not receive a call prior to the inspection unless requested in the special directions. The inspection will be completed on the second business day after submittal.
  • Do not submit this request for inspection if the meter(s) have not been installed and/or if the site will not be ready by the second business day after the request is made or you may be charged an additional field call fee for re-inspections

Customer Acknowledgement


Design and Construction Standards


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