Introduction to plumbing

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  • Use glue to secure the pipes to one another.
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  • Introduction to plumbing

    1. 1. This PowerPoint is created and developed by:
    2. 2.  Plumbing refers to thelaying and repairing ofpipes and fixtures forthe distribution ofwater or gas in abuilding, and for thedisposal of sewage.Here is the definition ofplumbing
    3. 3. ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Prevents transmission of diseaseGood hygieneRemoval of Dirty WaterHuman waste removalEasier access to waterCan you think of thereasons why we needplumbing?
    4. 4.  A suitable plan for where discharge pipes will go Planning of pipe layout prior to plumbing A suitable supply of water External pipes are Parallel to building Secure pipesThe important thingswe must consider whenplumbing are:
    5. 5.  A storage tank
    6. 6. Here water isflowing downBut here water is NOTflowing down as watercan not go above gradientline.
    7. 7. Septic Tank
    8. 8. If the tank is not nearby: pipes need to getbigger in diameter as more houses arepumped into the discharge pipe.
    9. 9. 12Answer: Distance 1 and distance 2 must bethe sameIt is importantthat the maindischarge pipeis parallel to thebuilding. Pipes1 & 2 should beat right anglesto both themain dischargepipe and thebuilding. Butshould distance1 and distance2 be the same?
    10. 10. Answer = B
    11. 11. A)B)Answer = A
    12. 12. Answer = C
    13. 13.  How do you secure the pipes? How do you get water to flow from one placeto another?.............................................................................Water NOT flowing down aswater can not go abovegradient line.Water flowing downGlueEnsure GRADIENT of pipe
    14. 14. ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Prevents transmission of diseaseGood hygieneRemoval of Dirty WaterHuman waste removalEasier access to waterWhy is Plumbing important?

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