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How do you filter coffee grounds from an espresso shop drain?


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Answered 2006-12-18 20:02:34

The grounds are usually caught in your p-trap. You can go to most hardware stores aud purchase a device that attaches to the end of a garden hose and inserts into your drain pipe and shoots a high pressure stream of water into your drain pipe. If it is just coffee grounds this should work

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