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caperbad

08:32AM | 04/24/03
Member Since: 04/23/03
1 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
hello my problem is when the person who installed my pump tied it into my sewer now when it comes on it drains water from my toilet short of disconnecting it is there anything i can do or do i have to put it on a long hose and get rid of it that way or can i tie it in ****her down the sewer pipe thanks in advance

Alfred

05:40PM | 04/25/03
Member Since: 03/18/03
20 lifetime posts
caper,

The sump pump should discharge to the exterior to the yard or the storm drain at the street. Some towns don't allow the sump to pump into the sanitary sewer. Check with the local building department.

plumber Tom

08:13PM | 05/11/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
810 lifetime posts
Most basement waterproofers take the EZ way out and install the basement drainage into the cleanout fitting of your main house drain. Some codes allow the discharge into the main sewer. If this is allowed I recommend you have a plumber install the discharge downstream of the wye where your toilet connection is. The pump is sucking the water out of your toilet trap, and this can cause smells. It's much easier to run 11/2" plastic pipe or even relocate the sump. Keep your toilet where it is. Good Luck.

joed

02:53PM | 05/12/03
Member Since: 09/17/02
527 lifetime posts
Sounds like you don't have the proper venting in place. The sump pump is sucking the water out of the toilet
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