Plumbing & pipeline refers to the systems used to transport water, oil and gas. Plumbing involves the use of valves, pipes, plumbing fixtures, tanks and other devices needed to move fluids from one point to another.
Heating and cooling (HVAC), portable water delivery and waste removal rely on plumbing systems and components to function and are some of the most common applications for this category.
Some different components used in plumbing & pipeline applications include fittings, nozzles, pipeline connectors and valves.
What are common plumbing and pipeline systems?
Some different plumbing and pipeline systems include:
Cold and hot water supply systems
Plumbing drainage venting
Sewage and septic systems
Fuel gas piping
Rainwater, surface and sub-surface water drainage
Importance of plumbing & pipeline systems
Plumbing & pipeline systems and components are essential for public health and sanitation. These systems are also critical for supplying populations with safe drinking water, in the right quantities and in minimising the risks that are associated with contaminated water or wastewater.