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Downpipe into Aco?

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by houstonwehaveaproblem, 6 Jul 2019.

  1. houstonwehaveaproblem

    houstonwehaveaproblem

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    its it acceptable to fit a gutter downpipe into an aco drain?
     
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    yes.
     
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    As long as the Aco is connected to something that will drain rainwater.
     
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    Yeah it goes into a drain
     
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    The ground :rolleyes:
     
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    The amount of Acos I have seen cunningly draining into the square root of feckall, is astonishing. Sometimes the 'ground' needs to be defined Woods.
     
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    If it gets through planning at the end of the new drive, then that's all that matters. :whistle:
     
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    theres a new block driveway going in along my street at the moment.

    Lovely shiny galv Aco where it meets the pavement / drop down kerb.

    Yup drain goes nowhere :ROFLMAO:
     
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    as long as it is a surface water drain :!:
     
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    But a S/W drain not a soakaway ? Like er- mine does, but we're only 100 yds from a river Whole estate has separate S/W
     
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    The drain going to a soakaway is a surface water drain :!: :confused: don't understand what you are saying.
     
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    Sorry - I meant a surface water drain separate from a foul one but servicing a lot of houses, and going (presumably ) in with road gullies to a watercourse. So in effect being loaded with runoff from non permeable driveways. ie must new driveways be permeable -or - to a soakaway.
     
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