Second toilet line hits main one in opposite direction of flow to the ejector pumop?

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  1. ghurty

    ghurty New Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    I have a basement plumbing.jpg where I am putting in two toilets. I need to have an ejector pump as well.

    Due to the position of the toilets and support beams, The line where the second toilet meets the first line is heading in the opposite direction of the flow from the toilet. Will this cause issue?

    See attached image.

  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    Use an elbow and a wye pointed in the right direction to connect the middle toilet to the need the wye pointed towards the pit or you'll end up with problems by slowing it down and having to change direction, then potentially jamming stuff up it from the left toilet.
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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington

    Water always goes down hill and downstream.
    You can forget picking up your check this week.
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    The connection for a second toilet NEVER "has" to connect backwards, and CANNOT do it. You just need a better piping design or a plumber who knows how to do it properly.
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