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Topic: Drainage, Foul drainage on a 1:5 slope< Next Oldest | Next Newest >
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Posted: 19 Nov. 2019,17:50 QUOTE

I have to get a foul sewer for a shower room and toilet down to the sewer run by the house. It is a 17.5 meter run and a 3.5 meter drop to the level of the existing run. Do you have any advice regarding the way to do this?

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Posted: 20 Nov. 2019,13:57 QUOTE

That's relatively steep, but not to the point of being ridiculous.

You can lay at 1:5, if you wish, but the alternative would be to lay the pipe at, say, 1:20 or thereabouts, and then use a drop shaft connection where it meets the existing... Dropshaft Connection

Personally, I prefer dropshafts as they keep the flow rate sensible and they reduce the amount of excavation required.


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