|Posted by hj on May 15, 1999 at 11:02:06:|
|In response to Re: Sewage Ejection & Wash Machine|
The impractical side of discharging into the overhead line is that in the event of a septic tank backup, that washing machine connection will allow ALL the sewage to overflow into the basement area. Not a pleasant situation. Millions of washing machines drain into sump and ejector pump basins without any detriment to the pump.
: I am in the process of putting a bathroom in my basement. I am
: 1) Is it true that a washing machine pump is capable of pumping 8-10 vertical
: 2) If #1 is true, am I better off, just pumping into a line that can be gravity
: OK - three parts....Part of the reason I have been told to do option 2 is that
: Thanks for any help you can give.
: P.S. I am planning on buying a little giant sewage ejector pump.
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