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Planning & Specification - Drainage Planning Information

 

Choosing a primary and secondary drainage combination

choosing a drainage combination
Using two floor wastes –
shower and central bathroom
Using linear shower drainage and
central bathroom floor waste


Choosing a position for a linear drain
(i) Floor sloping towards the wall

Linear drainage installation again wall
Linear drain installation - walk-through, against the wall
Linear drain installation - walk in, against the wall
Installation against the wall
Slope in one direction – slope away
from the bathroom. No risk of bypass.
Walk-through: Installation against the wall
Slope in one direction – just shower area or whole
bathroom floor can be sloped towards channel.
Walk-in: Installation against the wall
Slope in one direction – slope away
from the bathroom. No risk of bypass.


(ii) Floor sloping away from the wall

Installation at shower entrance
Walk-thru installation with two channels
Linear drain installation - walk in, against the wall
Installation at shower entrance
Slope in one direction, towards the bathroom
– allows for possible risk of bypass.
Slope of bathroom floor towards shower area
is recommended to contain possible bypass.
Channel length should exactly fit
the shower opening.
Walk-through: Installation with two channels
Two directional slope towards the bathroom.
Channel length should exactly fit
the shower opening.
 
 
Walk-in: Installation at the entrance
Two directional slope towards the channel.
Channel length should exactly fit
the shower opening.
 
 


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