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Old 08-02-2009, 05:18 PM   #1
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Hi,

We are adding an addition which will include a second bathroom. In order to connect to the existing plumbing which carries the waste out to the septic tank, will mean a major tear up (existing bathroom is in opposite end of the house).

Our builder says he can take the new plumbing pipes/drain pipes etc., out of the house by the new bathroom, run them underground and then hook into the spetic tank outside of the house. Can he do this?

Thanks.

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Yep. Whichever hookup (into the existing main drain line or directly to the tank) is easiest and cheapest and allows for the 1/4" per linear foot drop. Sounds like the direct line to the tank would certainly be it.
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Thanks, Mike!
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