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Fix a leak in a drain pipe - plumbing.straw.DWVleak PEP BB

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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Plumbing.



In this Badge Bit, you will fix a leak in a DWV (Drain, Waste, Vent) pipe.  We're talking a permanent fix, not a clamp or emergency quick fix.  And this is for the piping, not a p-trap fix.  Leaks suck, let's fix one before it ruins the flooring!

Here's a video of fixing a vent pipe leak in the attic:


To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - fix a leak
  - the repair needs to be permanent
  - not a p-trap repair

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than two minutes):
  - the leak you're starting with
  - the repair midway through
  - the fixed leak
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I originally posted this in the wrong spot. https://permies.com/t/177178/pep-plumbing-hot-water/Fix-leak-DWV-pipe
I recently had to fix a broken storm water pipe. The original builders of the house only allowed a 100mm space between the pipe and top of the soil. I think the local code is supposed to be 300mm. Oh well, it's fixed now anyway.
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