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 " ^@*~" Is not rolling down hill for me
Author: HELLSAFRAID (CA)

Hello, my draining appears to be on the slow side.The information I seek is what the main drain pipe should be able (ball park) to handle.I have the very end clean-out open to the main drain (4"), if I was to grab the garden hose and put the end of it in the clean-out, should it be able to handle it at full flow with out backing up to the end (the 1st or begining of the drain) clean-out? I look forward to your response and I thank you in advance

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 Re: " ^@*~" Is not rolling down hill for me
Author: packy (MA)

yes it should handle the flow from a garden hose with no problem. at 1/4 inch per foot of slope it will flow at 2 feet per second..

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 Re: " ^@*~" Is not rolling down hill for me
Author: PlumberLoren (CA)

Hell... make sure your kids don't drink from that garden hose. It is contaminated now for sure.

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