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Question: 09-12 Code Section: Date: 10 September 2009

OBC 2006 Reference: 7.4.9.3

 

Question: (A) pre-plumbed shower stall with 1 rain shower head, 1 column telephone shower head and 8 body jets.

Is a 2" drain acceptable in this application? Referencing Table 7.4.9.3. (The contractor has reduced the drain to 1 ½” due to structural space of floor joists.)

Interpretation: The 2-inch drain is acceptable if specified by the manufacture and conforms to the appropriate standard if one exists. Furthermore, the drain must not be reduced in size.

Interpretation: Approved at AMES 2009 

 

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