sewer drain pipe installation

Discussion in 'Canadian Plumbing Code Questions' started by kritchie, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. kritchie

    kritchie New Member

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    ontario canada
    can some one tell me what the drop rate per foot is for running sewer pipe in floor to city connection in Ontario Canada. 1 inch drop per foot or greater or less?
    thanks
    kritchie
  2. Plumber1979

    Plumber1979 Certified Plumber

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    1/8 of an inch per foot on 4 inch pipe.
  3. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    Most of the time, it would be 1/4" per foot unless the inspector has approved a situation where 1/8" is permitted.
  4. Plumber1979

    Plumber1979 Certified Plumber

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    i live in ontario, its 1/8 of an inch per foot for 4 inch pipe
  5. kritchie

    kritchie New Member

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    great, thanks this helps alot now i can start my plan of attack, i am looking to run 3" vertical from second floor then into 4" inch to cross the floor to tie into new service that was just installed.
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