Why does the water from the disposal side of the double sink drain into the dishwasher?

Probably the drain hose from the dishwasher isn't high enough to keep the water from running back . The hose should be above the level of the disposal at some point. Some sta (MORE)

Can you leave the water running over night with a portable dishwasher?

You can, however if your faucet can't handle the pressure havingnowhere to go that long then you might have a chance of damagingit. However the pipes, the underworkings of the (MORE)

How to drain water from dishwasher?

Your question leads me to believe that your dishwasher pump is broken. You may need a medium sized rag-- suck up the water and wring it out into an empty pot. if it is (MORE)