I guess some people just really want to know how far they can push the envelope.
Maybe the electrician or somebody just got plain out tired and said what the heck.
I will just connect this 240 volt outlet to the water distribution lines and it should be no real problem.
I know we like to take short cuts here and there but this has gone too far!
In case your wondering why the water distribution line is running down the wall.
It was added to supply water to the washer machine that was moved to the basement.
This hole area in the basement was an accident waiting to happen.