Sump hose to main drain.


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Old 12-29-19, 04:26 PM
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Sump hose to main drain.

I have access to a 2" cast iron pipe for my sump discharge. What kind of connector do I need?

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Old 12-29-19, 04:30 PM
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Sump pumps cannot legally be connected to your sewer system.
 
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Old 12-29-19, 04:31 PM
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Easy Way?

Some one told me to stuff the plastic line into the cast iron and stuff it shut with plumbers putty. Whada ya think?

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Old 12-29-19, 04:39 PM
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Like I said... I think it's illegal to do that.
 
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Old 12-29-19, 06:45 PM
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It's a forbidden connection in almost every town that I know of.
It's actually a fineable offense.
 
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Old 12-29-19, 08:17 PM
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Other than it being a bad idea, I wouldn't want to connect anything into the sewer piping without a trap and standpipe. Plus, depending on where it is in your plumbing system, I'd be concerned about it possibly overflowing with any kind of clog.

I wouldn't just use putty or similar either, you have all sorts of dirty stuff going down that pipe. Plumbers putty isn't intended to seal pipes. You might end up with a mess on your hands.
 
 

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