How To Add A Drain To Your Water Trough
Why add a drain?
What you'll need
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3/4" PVC, cut to the length needed to bring drain away from field
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Plumber's Tape
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3/4" PVC elbow
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Slip x Slip Ball Valve
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Reducer Adapters to fit 3/4" (we brought drain plug to store)
Rubbermaid Trough Drain Plug
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Remove the drain plug. This is a Rubbermaid trough.
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Screw in the pieces for the drain plug. These parts came with your trough.
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PVC fitting with teflon tape screws into the trough drain area.
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Plumbers tape helps prevent leaks and gets a better seal.
We added another pvc fitting to get down to a size that will fit our regular PVC (we used 3/4").
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Long PVC attaches to the trough. Gently hammer in place.
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Elbow added to direct draining water downhill.
The last piece has already been connected to the PVC slip x slip ball valve.
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Here's a photo of it setup.
Filling the trough.
How to drain the trough using the valve.
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