Utility Line Protection Program for Residents

by | May 30, 2012 | By State, HomeServe in the News, Texas, Water Solutions

Utility Line Protection Program for Residents
Posted Date: 5/30/2012
Utility Line Protection Program Now Available to Residents

May 9, 2012 – The City of Odessa is introducing a new, optional program available to homeowners, provided through the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program administered by Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). The Service Line Warranty program provides low cost, worry-free warranty protection for sewer lines.

“Many citizens are unaware that they are responsible for the sewer lines that go from their houses to the point of utility maintenance. If these lines break or leak, repairs can be very expensive,” said Richard Morton, City Manager. The Service Line Warranty program offers citizens an affordable way to avoid the unexpected and often large expense involved with a sewer line break. When a line breaks, the cost to repair it can often cause hardship on a family’s budget.

This new program will offer warranty protection to help cover the costs of a break.

City of Odessa residents will see offers in their mail boxes soon. The cost for citizens who choose to purchase the warranty protection is $5.95 per month, and will cover sewer line repairs up to $4,000 plus an additional allowance of $4,000 for public street cutting, if needed. The program is offered at no cost to the City of Odessa, and no public funds are used to promote the program.

“We are pleased to work with the City of Odessa to offer homeowners an affordable Service Line Warranty program,” said Brad Carmichael, Vice President of Business Development for Service Line Warranties of America. “We think Odessa residents will be pleased with our features and benefits, including a 24-hour repair hotline and the use of local, certified technicians. This keeps dollars in the local economy, an important benefit in these tough financial times.”

SLWA is proud to have been selected by the NLC as an Enterprise Programs Partner. The National League of Cities, representing over 218 million Americans, is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. After a decade in business, SLWA has accreditation with the Better Business Bureau.

For questions regarding this news release, please contact Andrea Goodson, Public Information Coordinator at 432.257.0537 or Brad Carmichael, Service Line Warranties of America, at 866-922-9006 or service@slwofa.com. To learn more about SLWA please visit www.SLWofA.com.


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