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Plumbing Code Issue

Plumbing Code Issue

Plumbing Code Issue

I never faced this situation and I need your advice ............
I am working on a project in Saudi Arabia.
The design shows about 20-Toilets in a row sitting on a 7-ft slab. These are eastern toilets (Squat Type) with no integral P-trap.
P-traps have to be installed for each individual toilets below the slab which means p-trap will be 8-ft below the fixture.
Question ........... Is it allowed by International Plumbing Code? If not, what can be done?
P-traps if installed 8-ft below the fixture may not comply with the code but do you think, the system will work?


RE: Plumbing Code Issue



Do the designed plans for the "20 toilets in a row"
address the design for the p-traps ?

I recommend contacting the designer to discuss
[ if possible ].


RE: Plumbing Code Issue



If the designed plans are intended to comply with
the International Plumbing Code [ IPC ], ...then
Section 1002.1 restricts the distance to the water
closet seal..........Also, see Section 401.2 for
prohibiting the "Squat Type" of toilet.


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