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Old 11-14-2017, 01:52 AM   #1
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Default "unusual" fixture in basement floor

I have a 6" x 6" black plastic "lid" with four bolts sitting on top of a PVC pipe in a 16" x 16" hole in my basement floor. It looks like it could be some type of a "clean out" device or maybe a floor drain of some kind. On the top it has a label "Jones UPC". It sits very near a traditional clean out for the primary drain pipe that goes upstairs in my house. This "Drain" is near other plumbing in my basement floor for a toilet and a vanity. I'm hoping the builder had the foresight to install a shower drain. What is this thing?


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Old 11-14-2017, 09:31 AM   #2
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Old 11-14-2017, 02:21 PM   #3
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Could be a backwater valve.
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Old 11-14-2017, 10:44 PM   #4
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Backwater valve would be my guess, but post some pictures
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To my knowledge Jones four bolt accessable top backwater valves are only cast iron.
Their plastic backwater valves use round type of access.
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Old 11-15-2017, 12:44 PM   #6
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Indeed it is a backwater valve. After you posted that it might be a backwater valve, I googled Jones Backwater valve and there are several matching photos.


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