The system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building. Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids.

Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids. … Boilermakers and pipefitters are not plumbers although they work with piping as part of their trade and their work can include some plumbing.

The aim of plumbing systems is to collect, transport and distribute water and to remove liquid and human waste. The benefits of a safe water supply and proper sanitation come with risks that include water contamination, cross connections, scalding and thermal shock.