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    I have a hard time imagining that this type of...

    I have a hard time imagining that this type of device would pass a code inspection. It would solve my problems...
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    Well, after thinking about this for a few weeks...

    Well, after thinking about this for a few weeks and talking to some plumbers, I have more information to share (for those of you who may be following this thread with similar problems).

    Our...
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    It is surprising how polarized the opinions given...

    It is surprising how polarized the opinions given in this thread are. I guess backwater preventers are a touchy subject.

    hj - We have a pretty deep basement since our house uses open-web trusses...
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    If you are implying that I'm dumping drain tile...

    If you are implying that I'm dumping drain tile water into the sewer - you are incorrect. I have 3 basins in my basement with 4 pumps:

    1) Original sump pit: fed by drain tiles, pumped thru pipe...
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    I read this last post and you'd have to diagram...

    I read this last post and you'd have to diagram it to follow it - so I did. I apologize to everyone whose heads blew up!

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    As I asked previously, why did the designer of this system...
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    hj, Both sewer pipes with the cleanouts go...

    hj,

    Both sewer pipes with the cleanouts go into the floor. The large pipe (left) services 2 toilets, 2 sinks, a tub and (I believe) it continues up and out the roof (we only have 1 vent - this...
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    Here is a picture of our current overhead sewer:...

    Here is a picture of our current overhead sewer:

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    hj, That was my thinking when I first posted. ...

    hj,

    That was my thinking when I first posted. Our neighborhood did have a sewer backup in summer 2010 and our "overhead sewer" did save us. I would guess that 75% of the neighborhood had ruined...
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    We actually live in a subdivision (suburb of...

    We actually live in a subdivision (suburb of Milwaukee) whose sewer flows into a million gallon underground tank and then the sewage is pumped to Milwaukee to be processed. Since the pumping station...
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    Sewer backflow preventer

    I live in a 1500sq ft ranch with a full basement. Our subdivision has a high water table and there is a history of sewer backups. Our house currently has all the sewer drains in the basement...
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    As I mentioned in my thread, my plumber installed...

    As I mentioned in my thread, my plumber installed a Little Giant 4/10hp with an integrated diaphragm switch and the switch only lasted 15 months. I was then able to use a switch replacement kit to...
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    buw, I am also interested in the Levelguard...

    buw,

    I am also interested in the Levelguard switch. Did you end up buying one or did you go with the Vertical Master switch? My pit is even more active than yours (262K cycles/year). I started...
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    Switch for Active Sump Pump

    My family moved to our current house in May 2010. The house (late 1970's) has a basement with two sump pump pits - one was original construction and the other a french drain system (I think) leading...
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