DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
CONTAINERIZED SELF SERVICE LAUNDRY (CSSL)
WASTEWATER PVC PIPES
CSSL not in operation
Cement, PVC Piping (WP 0070, Table 1, Item 6)
Wiping Rags (WP 0070, Table 1, Item 1)
Cleaner, PVC Piping (WP 0070, Table 1, Item 7)
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, Gen. Mech. Automotive (WP 0042, Table 2,
Hacksaw (WP 0042, Table 2, Item 7)
Hacksaw Blade (WP 0042, Table 2, Item 8)
Ensure that wastewater is properly disposed of, either through an approved
municipal sewage system, or collected using a 3,000 gallon tank, with subsequent
evacuation by tanker. Keep wastewater hoses away from freshwater hoses and
any freshwater supply in the vicinity. Serious health problems may result from
1. Before repairing the wastewater PVC Pipes, ensure that all the washers have completed their wash cycle. If
necessary, drain the wastewater tank (1) so that the water level is below the PVC pipe inlet (2).
2. Before repairing any portion of the wastewater PVC pipes, open the cleanout fitting (3) at the end of the line, and
let the line drain. Repair any leaks or malfunctioning components of the line as described below.
3. Repair a leaking or damaged PVC pipe or component such as an elbow fitting (4), clean out fitting (3), an adapter
fitting (5), a bushing (6), or a Tee (7) by cutting out the leaking or damaged section and replacing it with a similar new
4. Clean the ends of both connecting sections with all-purpose cleaner, and cement the sections together. Follow the
product instructions for the use of the all-purpose cement.