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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Maintenance ensures that the plumbing system remains in good shape throughout the year, reducing the risk of emergencies or inconveniences.
ENPNewswire-August 9, 2019--Cardiff University: Scientists uncover deep-rooted plumbing system beneath ocean volcanoes
The problem in Bradford, dubbed the UK's curry capital, has been blamed on its ancient plumbing system.
Some of the advantages of using plastic pipes are that they are corrosion resistant - a plastic plumbing system pipe isn't easily corroded by exposure to water and common household chemicals; offer low heat conductivity - unlike metal, plastic doesn't conduct heat well so it's better able to maintain the temperature of the water it carries; offer easier installation - because plastic pipes are light and easy to handle, plumbing jobs done with these pipes nearly always cost less than those that involve metal pipes; has fewer blockages - some plumbers find plastic drainpipes are less likely to clog than metal ones and are easier to unclog when they do.
Now, scientists from USA and Denmark are mapping out Yellowstone's plumbing system to help us better understand what makes Old Faithful blow.
Thermal disinfection provides health-care facilities a way to combat Legionellosis in the plumbing system. This concern can be addressed by using critical components designed to withstand the high temperatures required by this type of disinfection.
A great way to prevent leaks and floods is to regularly do a visual check of your plumbing system. Inspect pipes, fittings, supply hoses, shutoff valves and all water-using appliances for signs of corrosion or leaking.
That's why it's so important that contractors remove as much debris as possible before installing a plumbing system. When soil is especially rocky, it may be necessary to use a tool called a chain trencher to pulverize rocks.
He makes abundant use of photographs and color-coded line drawings to look at plumbing systems, plumbing system design and installation, plumbing services, and career development and plumbing history.
PUB staff undertaking a routine pipe cleaning were stunned to find a sneaky snake blocking the plumbing system.
Published in Science, the researchers found a plumbing system called the glymphatic system which, during sleep, opens to allow fluid to flow rapidly through the brain.
The toilets will also be closed for a short period on that day while the new plumbing system is commissioned.