Help! I noticed water dripping down alongside the main sewer line (the big, black, metal drain that I see in my basement which goes into the ground, not sure what the correct name of this pipe is) whenever I turn on the water in my tub, sink, or flush the toilet from my 2nd floor bathroom. I haven't noticed any water dripping from my kitchen ceiling which is directly underneath my 2nd floor bathroom. My house is over a hundred years old. Could this main drainage
pipe which I believe is cast iron be leaking somewhere? Or could there be another explanation as to where the leak is coming from? Is the only way to fix this going to involve knocking down walls to get to this pipe? Would that big pipe have to be replaced? I'm worried as I have no idea how much this is going to cost me/how involved this is going to be. I only notice the water dripping down in the basement when the water in turned on, so I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the drainage pipes.
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