plumbing system


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Noun1.plumbing system - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewageplumbing system - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
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They can also help winterize your plumbing system for the colder weather to come.
Gilman of Las Vegas, NV has patented a water vapor cleaning system for use with an existing plumbing system.
Deputy McEntee said most of the buildings in the school are prefabs and the plumbing system is on the point of collapse.
The plumbing system is guaranteed for its superior quality and is the choice over 80 per cent of local plumbers, architects and households: over 17 million Hep2o Acorn fittings and 20 million metres of piping have been installed in commercial premises and households in Malta.
Another major source of lead: leaded brass components of the plumbing system that come in contact with water.
For instance, Type P valves provide an excellent way to compensate for pressure fluctuations within a plumbing system when a toilet is flushed or an appliance is turned on, but they cannot make adjustments for either sudden or gradual changes in supply temperature.
The weak plumbing system meant that toilet paper had to go in the garbage can, certainly not a pretty sight with so many of us.
E700 series anti-scald valve protects bathers from pressure and temperature changes that occur within a plumbing system.
Because she kept hearing a noisy cistern she thought there was something wrong with the plumbing system in the flat above but it just happened to be a noisy flushing system.
Similarly, a dining table pivots to make room for a kitchen unit which, connected to the plumbing system by flexible pipes, slides out from the wall when required.
Prisoners were left freezing when a jail's heating and plumbing system failed.