Timeline for Connecting condensate pump to sewer

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Jan 19, 2016 at 5:33 comment added Iggy I'd still vote for your original plan, which is not only perfectly fine but now also fully confirmed by Tester101 as proper & legal. Sorry if you misunderstood. There wasn't going to be any open drain pipe, just the pump was going to be left as is with it's loose holes...which are really no concern like that bucket was. But definitely not, the hose would go into the new Wye above the shower trap & your Wye arm for the hose would be fully capped. You'd drill a hole in the cap to receive the hose...much less or zero of a humidity possibility than the laundry drain pipe upstairs idea.
Jan 19, 2016 at 5:14 comment added s0rce The only reason I could find is the additional humidity from having the open drain pipe in the crawlspace.
Jan 18, 2016 at 5:14 comment added Iggy Sure, it's your place. But: Did they give you any reason? Do they think some 1/2" hose below any air flow's natural convection is going to "magically" spew methane? Did they explain an Air Gap is nothing but an empty section of the hose? Why not go super simple & just drill a nice tight hole in the cap or in the top of your ABS's inner shoulder clean-out there. You won't be violating anything & you'll be doing better than almost any pro, as you well know with the old bucket & tube through the wall highest level of professionalism hack jobs
Jan 18, 2016 at 4:41 comment added s0rce I've also been told that I shouldn't do this in the crawlspace and instead have the tubing from the pump go up to the laundry room and just put the tube into the same drain as the washing machine...
Jan 17, 2016 at 18:26 comment added Iggy Oh, I thought that was just the tube down there. Well, you have your freezing issue licked then...since the pump, usually, stays half-full. Yay, the old plan is still perfectly good to go!!! And, NOPE on the Air Gap & Separate Trap. The A/C & Dehumidifier hoses or pipes should be in very loose holes at the pump. If not, then you can just drill an intake hole or 2 in a safe spot(s), it'll act as an overflow too for when the pump dies. Stick to the plan of doing a Wye above the shower's trap, 2" up or more to avoid any impossible slosh back.
Jan 17, 2016 at 16:02 comment added s0rce The AC and humidifier are in the crawlspace. There is a pump that currently sends the water outside but I was thinking it could send it into the sewer through a trap and air gap instead.
Jan 17, 2016 at 2:08 history answered Iggy CC BY-SA 3.0