What are sewage pumps?

Answer A sewage pump takes over when gravity is out of the equation. Most sewage systems rely on gravity to move solids and liquids down a line, but when it is not possible to install plumbing devices uph... Read More »

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What is the pump called that pumps sewage from a basement?

The pumps that remove waste and waste water from a basement pit and pump it out to the city sewer system or residential septic system are called sewage ejector; B... Read More »

Gas pump warning! HIV Positive needles are being placed on handles of gas pumps. Be carefully and check pumps!?

This urban myth surfaces every couple of years - don't freak out.

What is the best way to protect a basement from sewage backup during a major flood?

When we do pressure tests or water tests on drains in a new house we put a plug in the floor drains, toilet drains, cap off other drains, etc. For floor drains and toilet drains we get some 4X4 lum... Read More »

What makes sink shower bath and toilet plumbing release sewage smell when water is draining?

Bad venting system and possibly an untrapped, or dry trap on the shower's drain. Does this envolve a bathroom addition? Answer sounds like something is improperly vented...or your traps siphone du... Read More »