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Bathroom Faucet Drain: Leaking Water Over Time

This article will help you to troubleshoot and determine the solution for a Bathroom faucet drain to leak water.

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Water is slowly leaking out overtime from my sink when the drain plug is closed. Approved plumbing codes state it is acceptable for a closed Waste Plug (#1) to drain up to one gallon per hour. If the drain is leaking more than 1 gallon of water per hour, see article Bathroom Faucet Drains: My Drain is Immediately Leaking Water

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