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    williedeff Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 17, 2007, 02:52 PM
    Water backing up in shower when toilet is flushed
    I have a 40 year old house on a septic system. Yesterday I noticed water backing up into the shower when the toilet is flushed. The toilet is taking an unusual amount of time to complete flush. I have also notice that the gound is very wet around my septic tank and there is a strong smell of sewer in the back of the house.
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    Oct 17, 2007, 06:16 PM
    Sounds like there is a clog in the pipes. Likely, a "T" intersection where the toilet and shower drain meet.


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