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Old 10-06-2016, 11:43 AM   #51
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Anyone have experiences hooking a dump station up to city sewer?
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Old 10-06-2016, 11:49 AM   #52
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Anything is possible with a cleanout Tee.
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Old 10-06-2016, 11:51 AM   #53
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"random james" Before you connect to a municipal sewer system be sure to check the local codes on this. I used to work in waste treatment and some municipalities will not allow this. I am on a septic system and I did what others have posted, I tapped into the line between the house and septic tank with a fitting for a garden hose. When I return from a trip I park in the drive way just before going into the back yard. I use the Flo-Jet macerator pump to pump the stuff about sixty feet to the sewer tap and I usually wash both tanks out 2-3 times to assure that they are clean.
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Old 10-06-2016, 03:20 PM   #54
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Anyone have experiences hooking a dump station up to city sewer?
I was wondering the same thing! I have a clean out on the correct side (black water side) of my driveway......worried about spillage!
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I was wondering the same thing! I have a clean out on the correct side (black water side) of my driveway......worried about spillage!
Most clean outs have a threaded plug. When removed you can screw your RV fitting right into it just like in RV parks. If you don't have a threaded fitting use a 'donut' gasket and a rock. We have always used our sewer clean outs to dump/clean out tanks.
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Old 10-06-2016, 05:41 PM   #56
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I was wondering the same thing! I have a clean out on the correct side (black water side) of my driveway......worried about spillage!
When we bought our house we didn't have any access points/clean out points to the city sewer between the house and the street. Then about 5 years later I came home one day and there was a green lid in my lawn right next the sidewalk. Upon closer inspection it was labeled sewer. A few years later we bought our trailer and we've been dumping and flushing our black and gray tanks after each trip without issue.
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In reading the remarks about installing a dump station at home, no one made mention of doing it to a direct line to the sewer connection going directly to the sewer main in the street. Has anyone done that?

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Old 10-06-2016, 05:59 PM   #58
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In reading the remarks about installing a dump station at home, no one made mention of doing it to a direct line to the sewer connection going directly to the sewer main in the street. Has anyone done that?

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That's exactly what we did. Although, we didn't install it we just used the one the city put in. It just happened to be in a perfect location as we pull up to our house.
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Find a large plastic garbage can. If you can find one like the commercial trash collectors provide, even better. Or get a big one from Home Depot. Cut off lid, cut hole in the bottom ( now the top)for pvc sewer connection. Drill 6 or so 2" holes around perimeter 1/3 from the bottom of trash can(now the top). Dig hole big enough to allow placement of gravel all the way around trash can. I used at least 10 bags. Now when you dump, the solids will breakdown in soil and any extra liquid will flow out holes into gravel. I just made this up but it has worked for 4 years and is very convenient.

I highly doubt that my local officials would look too kindly on this idea.
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Anyone have experiences hooking a dump station up to city sewer?

Mine is connected to city . Called a plumber and he knew exactly what I wanted. He did put in a p-trap so I do not know if that was by code and tapped into my house connection with a lateral connection. Mine is a 3" with a screw in cap, flush with the ground. I keep a paver stone over it so I do not hit it with lawnmower. I screw in my hose connector and connect my sewer hose just like the campground, except mine smells better with the p-trap. When done, simple screw the plug in and cover with paver.


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