A flushometer is a valve that discharges a preset amount of water to flush a water closet. The flushometer can be either a diaphragm or a piston type of valve. The upper part of the flushometer connected to a water supply line fitting at the wall, and the lower part is connected to the top rear of the water closet bowl (see Figure 29).
Installing a flushometer. Use the manufacturer's rough-in dimensions and instructions to install a flushometer. Once installed, turn on water supply and adjust flushometer valve's water flow. The following illustrations are examples of manufacturer's rough-in dimensions and instructions (see Figure 30):
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