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Sewer pipe im installing a new sewer pipe and wonderind how much fall it needs

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  • miltonl Mar 26, 2009

    hi harvey

    i wonder if you can help me !!

    my sewer pipe is about 2 inches lower than the outlet to the public sewer what are my options ?

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Hi sir simon,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: You're installing a new sewer pipe and wonderind how much fall it needs

1/4" per foot. You can buy a plumbers torpedo level to make it easy. You'll see 4 hash marks on the tube. Center the bubble in the middle and the pipe is level, so just adjust the pipe so that the bubble is just touching the outer line and you've got 1/4". No measureing. And it only costs a few dollars.

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Harvey your Master Plumber


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