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    Channel Drain Plumbing

    I need to plumb a 2" channel drain to the front yard. I figured I'd get the adapter I see sold online with the drain but that's not the case. Builder said you just stick piece of PVC in round bottom part and go from there. Anyone have experience plumbing these 2" drains? I was hoping to go from channel drain to 4" drain pipe.


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    Re: Channel Drain Plumbing

    Nevermind, I have it figured out lol. A piece of 2" PVC slips right in bottom of channel drain. Then a 2" to 4" bushing and I'm good. Wish I knew how to delete a thread

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    Re: Channel Drain Plumbing

    No, don't try to delete it. You've added to the store of knowledge here.
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    Re: Channel Drain Plumbing

    Stupid question, but here goes... How does the water get into the 2" PVC slipped inside the channel drain? Do you drill holes in the top of it?
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    Re: Channel Drain Plumbing

    Isn't the channel the drain. All you'd need is a 2-4 coupler
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    Re: Channel Drain Plumbing

    The channel (which should have a tilt to it) fills up then travels out the pipe. A correction though. With my 2" (width of channel) deco drain, it's a 1 1/2" pipe that slips in the end of it. Then, I put a 1 1/2" x 2" bushing, then a 2" x 4" bushing. Then, the 4" black drain pipe attaches to the 4" end of bushing. I hope I didn't confuse anyone. If I had to do it over, I would just insist the builder included the adapter made specifically for going straight from channel drain to 4" drain pipe.

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