drain water softener into my kitchen sink plumbing...


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Old 07-25-18, 10:58 AM
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drain water softener into my kitchen sink plumbing...

I need to drain my water softener into my kitchen. Can I use an air gap system like what is used for a dishwasher? Or is there another option I need to use under the sink?
 
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An air gap would work and should satisfy code.
 
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Old 07-25-18, 08:52 PM
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I guess a more specific question is can I use an air gap designed for a dishwasher to feed into my drain line? I can't imagine the discharge rate would be higher for a water softener than a dishwasher??
 
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Old 07-26-18, 01:27 AM
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I can't imagine the discharge rate would be higher for a water softener than a dishwasher??
It's a lot more, during regen cycle the softner is using a lot of water.

That softner really needs a dedicate drain line.
 
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Can I drain into the vent stack? or do I need a separate drain line?
 
 

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