Plumbing in the Home/Sewage ejection pump vent


jakeamondo wrote at 2014-04-21 05:13:52
Sewage ejector systems require a dedicated vent separate from the regular vents,specially if a studor vent is installed. Studor vents only let air in not out, otherwise you would get sewage odor. The ejector pit basin requires that the vent lets air in when discharging water, and lets air out when filling otherwise you would be pressurizing system. The water entering the basin cannot displace the air. This could cause the lid to leak and make the pump work harder

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Pretty much any residential plumbing questions. For "item specific" details such as a specific model of fixture, I will need to research and there may not be any useful information available. Note: I live and work in Southern California. We do not, as a rule, use hot water or steam heating systems, oil fired boilers or private water wells so my knowledge in those areas is pretty limited. There are others here on AllExerts that can probably answer those questions better.


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