Can I drain my washing machine outside?
In most cities, yes it would be illegal. There was a water conservation fanatic who devised his own “grey water” (wastewater not from the toilet) system that was used to water his plants. He was heavily fined. A large portion of grey water comes from taking baths and using the washing machine.
Where do you drain water from a washing machine?
Behind the washer, you will find the drain hose. It’s connected to the appliance at one end while the other goes into a drain pipe that leads out of your house.
Can washing machine drain into septic?
Fortunately, most modern septic systems are entirely capable of handling wastewater from your washing machine, but irresponsible use can still cause serious problems in septic tanks and lines. Erring on the side of caution will help to prevent washing machines from causing serious damage to your septic system.