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Sewer diagram - building on the hashed area

Discussion in 'General Property Chat' started by scientist, 3rd Jun, 2016.

  1. scientist

    scientist Well-Known Member

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    Alternatively, building on land that slopes down away from the sewer connection point - if I have a toilet that's too low and can't gravity feed the wastewater towards the sewer point for that land, what happens in this situation?

    I called Sydney Water and they said I would need to install a pump, which sounds fine enough, but want to check with people here.

    Any issues from council either?

    Anyone with experience with a poo pump? Do they give much maintenance grief?
     
  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Solution: $#i+ flows down hill. Put the loo up hill. Pumps aren't a cheap solution, you may need dispensation from Sydney Water.
     
  3. GreenMedallion

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    Saniflo system for the toilet should suffice.
     
  4. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    The hashed area isn't always spot on accurate. If you're doing an extension you may be able to have a step in the design which could give you an extra 200mm to play with, plus putting the dunny on one side of the block may give it a better chance to fall to the main.