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why is there still water in the water line to the bathroom sink if I shut off the water main to the house. Kitchen sink has no water neither does the shower,... but bathroom sink still has water running
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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12/28/2017
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 7 months ago
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of your situation.

Did you shut off the water main or just the water heater?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
the water main outside the house out on the street.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
kitchen sink no water...shower no water
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 7 months ago

Then you're just draining the water out of the piping. It will stop eventually. If the sink is at the same level or below the water heater tank you could be siphoning out the water heater

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
its been going on for one hour
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 7 months ago

It can only be one of the above unless the main at the street is leaking by

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
thank you the main has to be really really really tight to turn off all the water
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 7 months ago

Is that a question?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It was the main shut off valve.... it has to be closed really really tight. Thank you my problem is solved.
Plumber: Rick, Construction Supervisor replied 7 months ago

You're welcome. I'd appreciate a favorable rating

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