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    I didn't realize that. Thank you for the...

    I didn't realize that. Thank you for the correction.
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    And your vents on the toilets are wrong. They...

    And your vents on the toilets are wrong. They need to be downstream of the toilets rather than where you show them to protect the toilet traps from being siphoned.

    Tim
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    I’m not a professional, but a few thoughts and...

    I’m not a professional, but a few thoughts and observations…

    1) Venting all the trap arms like you show is good
    2) For the lav and tub, although maybe not required by code, I’d consider 2” drain...
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    Got the drains and vents finished and passed...

    Got the drains and vents finished and passed inspection so I can get this covered up and the slab poured!

    I have learned a great deal from this site and appreciate all of the expert information...
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    After a little more research, I found I can't...

    After a little more research, I found I can't share the vent between the toilet and catch basin the way I had it.

    This is the layout I'm planning to use tomorrow.

    Please let me know if you see...
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    OK, I think I have something that should work...

    OK, I think I have something that should work well. Before I cut, glue, and call for an inspetion can somome please let me know if this basic layout and fittings look good?

    The line from the...
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    Here is a drawing trying to show what I'm...

    Here is a drawing trying to show what I'm considering for the drain and vet connetions.

    Does this look OK and any suggestions to improve it?

    What would be a good way to vent the catch basin?
    ...
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    I'll provide a drawing showing what I'm...

    I'll provide a drawing showing what I'm planning...

    Thank you for all the help and advice!
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    More specifcally, I need to connect the toilet...

    More specifcally, I need to connect the toilet and catch basin (both 3") into the 4" outside line to the septic. Can I connect the toilet and catch basin together via a wye, and have a 3" vent stack...
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    To issue the permit here, they only required me...

    To issue the permit here, they only required me to specify how many of each type of fixture will be installed. I had to submit a drawing for the septic tank installation, but not the internal...
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    Shop bathroom drain rough-in

    Hi,

    Im looking for help on a proper way to rough-in drains for a bathroom in a shop.

    There is an existing 4 drain on an exterior wall. I need to connect a toilet, utility sink, and catch...
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    wrong forum, deleting this post
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    Thanks! I checked again with the inspector and...

    Thanks! I checked again with the inspector and misunderstood the trap requirement. I don't need the external trap, only a vent for the internal trap.

    I do need to use a primer in the catch...
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    Sorry about all the questions and I appreciate...

    Sorry about all the questions and I appreciate the help. I'm just trying to verify the trap plumbing appears to be to code (UPC here) before I order the catch basin.

    Please let me know if this...
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    OK, thank you very much. I think I explained...

    OK, thank you very much.

    I think I explained poorly. The trap would be external to the catch basin. The inspector said I need a trap and a primer for this use.

    Does a trap like this look...
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    Any advice or suggestions would be greatly...

    Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    thank you!
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    Here is a little more information showing what I...

    Here is a little more information showing what I need to plumb the drains for. It is a small bathroom on the side of a pole barn. The catch basin, toilet, and sink will all go into the 4” drain...
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    trap for floor drain catch basin

    Hi,

    Can I use a running trap without a cleanout on a catch basin like the one shown here?

    Or is a cleanout always required for that?

    Thank you,

    Tim
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    I don't expect to lose oil and cost is an issue,...

    I don't expect to lose oil and cost is an issue, so I'd like to avoid the seperator.

    Is there a standard technical definition difference between a drain and a sloped surface? For example, is a...
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    Would this be an accepted option? A grated...

    Would this be an accepted option?

    A grated trough and a sloped under-slab pipe (3"?) dumping into the top of a recessed oil seperator...?

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    thanks,

    Tim
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    I just might do that if it gets too complicated...

    I just might do that if it gets too complicated and expensive!

    I thought I could stop some of the dirt in a catch basin and a trench down the middle would sure be convenient.

    I also plan on...
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    I was thinking that too, that the septic would...

    I was thinking that too, that the septic would take care of a small bit of oil, if it did leak.

    Anyway the inspector offered to come back and discuss options. I would like to keep it simple and...
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    That makes sense and I really don't want to run...

    That makes sense and I really don't want to run it in the sewer either. But the they don't want it run out on the ground either.

    Have you seen cases where they might allow an oil / water...
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    Good story! I think i need to go talk with the...

    Good story!

    I think i need to go talk with the inspector again.

    Trying to do it right and don't plan to dump oil on the ground or in my septic! But, yes, it seems to be OK to have a door I...
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    Thanks for the link. I just want to be able...

    Thanks for the link.

    I just want to be able to wash dirt that gets tracked in off the floor into the drain. The local plumbing inspector said it needs to go into the septic and not onto the...
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