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    I would like to install a toilet in basement. But my septic lines are higher then my basement floor. What would i need, and how could i get this to toilet to flush up 6-8feet into the septic line?

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    Either an ejector pump in a pit under the floor, (the best way), or an above the floor pump and receiver.
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    If you go with an ejector pump, you can use any toilet. Otherwise, something like the Saniflow toilet would work.
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