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how do you shoot grade on sewer pipe ...

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how do you shoot elevations when you lay sewer or water pipe
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Glenn replied 10 years ago.

Hello

You need to start with a known elevation first

Water dosen't require a slope in the grade but sewer does

Depending where you live this differs on the depth

Most sewer slopes 1 inch per 10 feet