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Old 09-29-2010, 11:25 AM   #1
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we recently purchased a new home and have a question regarding the kitchen sink plumbing.

we have a double sink. the dishwasher drains into a wastewater nib on one drain line. the other drain line has a waste water nib that has a 1/2 inch clear hose attached to it that runs through a drill hole in the bottom of the cabinet. this clear hose is full of water but we have no idea what this waste water is.

any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Most likely suspect is the condensate drain from a HE furnace and/or AC expansion coil.

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michael,

thanks so much for the suggestion. i was able to track the condensate drain from the AC/furnace back under the ceiling insulation to the sink. mystery is solved.
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