Shutoff valves

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Old 09-26-03, 09:40 AM
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Shutoff valves

Hi everybody,
Still planning out the supply to the new bathroom in my basement. Question: Do I have to have a shutoff valve at each fixture or can I put on valve in each line so that I can shut off all the supply to the bathroom from one place? I have a pretty convenient place to put just one set of valves. Thanks!

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Old 09-29-03, 07:03 PM
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Code requires a shut-off valve at point of use fixtures such as toilet, lavatory, kitchen sink, water heater, laundry tub, and washer box in the event that if fixtures start to malfunction a normal user has the ability to turn water off to fixture.


Does the valve always shut off for the user? No. Not always. But valves are required for emergency situations.
 
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