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Can two sinks share a trap?
Monday, March 30, 2020
Two sinks can share a trap as long as the centerline of the outlet (tailpiece) of both sinks is not more than 30-inches horizontally from the trap centerline, per International Plumbing Code (IRC P3201.6), as shown in the diagram above.
Also, see our blog posts What is a double trap in plumbing? and Why is it a problem when a trap under a sink is installed backwards? and What are the code requirements for layout of drain piping under sinks? and Can I make a trap under the sink from straight pipe and 90º elbows and Why is there a flexible accordion pipe under the bathroom sink? and What is an "S-Trap" under my sink? Why is it a problem? and What is a P-trap?
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