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Old 09-22-2018, 08:10 AM   #21
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Not sure what we use but we dump - wash out - after were sure its a clean as it will be then we close the valve and she puts 3 bowls in and the chemical. It stays in till the next time we use it and the little bit of water in the tank does slosh around as you drive so it might help to keep tank cleaner.

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Old 09-22-2018, 07:44 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by nachtmsk View Post
Davis -- do you recall if it was illegal for people to dump things down their sewer cleanouts?
I am unaware of any ordinance against dumping in the county I worked for.

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Old 09-24-2018, 04:26 PM   #23
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So talking about municipal vs residential sewer system. When I built my house in 2001 I had the people installing the septic system to add a dump pipe 4” between the house and the septic tank. I have used this for 17 years to dump my black and grey tanks with no problems. So, I would think a municipal septic system would be a “drop in the toilet” compared to my house septic system.
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Old 10-09-2018, 12:38 PM   #24
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I have a similar setup, I actually park my camper right above the Sewer grinder pump and the sewer clean-out is next to the camper. On occasion I use that clean out pipe to dump out my black tank. In fact I spoke to the DPW guys in my town and they actually told me I COULD hook to it and dump out, one guys says he does it for his Camper all the time LOL
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Old 10-09-2018, 04:55 PM   #25
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The pipes you see are in fact part of the sewer system "lateral". Typically a 4" line, and will easily handle your dump "no pun intended". One is an actual clean out, the other is a vent. Either one you chose will end up in the same place.
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:17 PM   #26
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Your sewer department will tell you that you can’t dump water in the sewer that you didn’t purchase from them. I’ve done it, been caught, and still do it. Sewer bills are based on water consumption around here. If your holding take has foreign water ( not from your pipes) you are in essence dumping for free since you didn’t buy the water from your local water company. They would frown on that, but for 30 gallons they aren’t likely to figure it out.

The white pipes at your house are likely the 4” and 6” clean outs as required by code. Your code may be different allowing for different sizes or fewer clean outs.
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