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Old October 8th, 2003, 05:54 PM
mlansing mlansing is offline
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Default basement bathroom, when drain is higher up ???

I was wondering if a toliet and shower can be but in when the sewer is about 3 feet above the basement floor?

ANy ideas??
thanks matt
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Old October 8th, 2003, 06:37 PM
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Yes they can. You install a sewage ejector. It is very similar to a sump pit except that it is sealed and has a different type of pump. The pump is designed to maciate the toilet contents and pump them up to the sewer.
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Old October 8th, 2003, 08:26 PM
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Also take in consideration that in the installation of a sewage ejector pit, code in most areas require a vent to run separately through the roof for this pit.
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