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screwball

07:50PM | 03/05/01
Member Since: 03/05/01
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I live in a house that was built in 1876. It is on a peir and beam foundation.

The problem I have is... I found a water leak, fixed it and than another showed up (weakest link). I have decided to replumb from the meter all the way to the last faucet. I want to use pvc pipe rather than galvanized pipe. Can I use pvc from the source or do I have to use something else from the meter to the house?

This project also includes the hot water lines.

Any advice on this project would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

rpxlpx

05:56AM | 03/06/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
I don't know about code or legal requirements, but I have definitely seen plastic pipe from meter to house in more than one location. I have also seen two underground leaks - one caused by a sharp chunk of concrete gradually wearing through the plastic pipe over several years - the other cause not certain, but there were large tree roots present. Something to be aware of.
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