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The down pipe from your water heater relief valve should not be plumbed into a drain. the output end may be hovering over a floor drain but not hard plumbed to drain lines. If the relief blows off due to high pressure (possibly steam) it could rupture a hard plumbed drain line. There are two drain lines from a water softener; one over-flo from the brine ...
At least where I live, the supply charge for the first therm is roughly 20x the supply costs for the next therm. I could be wrong, but I don't think that this will save you much money.
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