Plumbing - basic facts
Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Heating and cooling, waste removal, and potable water delivery are among the most common uses for plumbing however plumbing's not limited to these applications. Plumbing utilizes pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids. Trades that work with plumbing such as boilermakers, plumbers, and pipefitters are referred to the plumbing trade. In the Developed world plumbing infrastructure is critical for public health and sanitation.
The word derives from the Latin plumbum for lead, as the first effective pipes used in Roman era were lead pipes
History of a word - plumber
A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems. The term dates from ancient times, and is related to the Latin word for lead, "plumbum"
The word "plumber" dates from the Roman Empire.3 The Latin for lead is plumbum. Roman roofs used lead in conduits and drain pipes4 and some were also covered with lead, lead was also used for piping and for making baths.5 In medieval times anyone who worked with lead was referred to as a plumber as can be seen from an extract of workmen fixing a roof in Westminster Palace and were referred to as plumbers "To Gilbert de Westminster, plumber, working about the roof of the pantry of the little hall, covering it with lead, and about various defects in the roof of the little hall".6 Thus a person with expertise in working with lead was first known as a Plumbarius which was later shortened to plumber.
Commissioning of the repaired water and sewage networks
In large buildings, such institutions can be complicated network connections plumbing. Therefore, their installation must be preceded by a good performance plan plumbing work, which will be gradually carried out. Thanks to all sanitary facilities installed in the toilets will be able to function efficiently for many years. Sometimes, however, even the best-made network plumbing may occur some failures, which will have to be repaired by the right team of people. Performing this type of repair is sometimes associated with the exception of the use of part of the existing toilets in the building, because after the end of the inspection will be carried out, after which will be allowed to re-use.