DIY Home Improvement Forum banner

discharge

  1. Plumbing
    Can a municipality determine if a sump pump discharge is connected to a sanitary sewer? If yes, how? Via a smoke test? How would the smoke get past a check valve? The reason for the question, my sister bought a house, and one of the two pumps in connected to the sanitary sewer. The...
  2. Plumbing
    Here's the story, trying to tie in a stand pipe and trap for a washing machine discharge line in my friends basement. The old plumbing is 3" steel and I can not get the clean out cap to budge. It's 1 3/8" hex head but someone rounded the corners and I can't get a wrench to bite. I've tried...
  3. Plumbing
    Washing machine discharge, standpipe under the IPC, tapping main sewage trap My neighbor has a sewage line that runs under his concrete floor for about twenty feet before exiting the house. Right before the line exits the house there is a trap, also under concrete. He would like to drain his...
  4. Plumbing
    The sump pit in the basement of the house we bought was connected directly to the sewer line, which we recently discovered was a code violation. We disconnected that pipe, and there are two other existing lines out, one to the backyard and one that outlets by the sidewalk in front. It hasn't...
Top