Where did garage drains drain to in homes in the 60's
The typical method was to bury a 55 gallon drum full of stones under the drain pipe. This served as a French drain. It has been illegal for many years to have a garage drain tied into the City sewer mains since it can/does contain petroleum products. If tied to the City lines, it is required to have a grease trap installed. Currently, it is also a violation to dump this water into/onto the ground per EPA regulations. Just one of those "seldom enforced" laws.
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