What is That Pipe in My Yard

The Pipe in your yard is called a cleanout. A clean out can be 6 inch clay, 6 inch PVC, 4 inch clay or 4 inch PVC. The cleanout is used to troubleshoot potential problems within the collection system. If there is a problem it can be used to determine whether the issue is with the homeowners private sewer line or the City of Pontiac's main sewer.