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I own a business in Lockport NY. My water lines go from my

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I own a business in Lockport NY. My water lines go from my curb box under a road that is a truck route to the other side where the main is. My city is trying to tell me that I responsible for a break in that line. I want to now if this is legal since I have no control over the overweight trucks that travel this road every day?

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I am an attorney with more than 25 years of experience and I look forward to providing you true and correct information in this regard.

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Unfortunately, it is typically the responsibility of the property owner to make the repairs

However, there are exceptions. The exception is if a Riser Connection is broken But it is the owner's responsibility to make the determination that the Riser Connection is at fault.

I suggest you may want to consider discussing this with your Senator, Mayor or AG and finding out how you should proceed to find the source of the break.

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