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Synonyms for plumbing

utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage

the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

measuring the depths of the oceans

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Prior to joining Kay Plumbing, Jennifer served as office coordinator for Habitat for Humanity, before moving on to handling a variety of administrative responsibilities at Sensor Electronic Technology.
29 July 2016 - Orange County California-based plumbing, heating, and air company Greenstar Home Services has acquired California-based HVAC company Royal Flush Plumbing, the company said.
Consumers are dropping big bucks on products for smart home high-tech capabilities, so retailers offering these high tech products should promote the newest plumbing products, as well.
Here is the first in a series of four plumbing textbooks/workbooks designed for students in secondary, post-secondary, and apprentice programs.
Bournville College have been working hard to establish links with the local plumbing and heating industry and with recent changes in plumbing qualifications, it is now more important than ever to create apprenticeship opportunities, giving apprentices the chance to gain valuable hands on experience as well as achieve their qualifications.
American Brass produces and markets a line of cast iron and brass plumbing drains and fittings, as well as other plumbing accessories.
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Demand for plumbing products in China is projected to increase nearly 13 percent per annum through 2009 to almost [yen] 85 billion, outpacing growth in most other parts of the world.
PLUMBING bosses have warned the industry is becoming flooded with underqualified workers - so if you are interested in it as a career, you need proper qualifications.
as a plumbing apprentice, and within the next month the family will occupy a rental property he owns in Canyon Country.
The city's leading plumbing and mechanical contracting services company, WDF is led by president and CEO Larry Roman--known in the construction business as the guy who can get the job done on time and on budget.
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) has released Plumbing Level One.
Biofilm forms when bacteria adhere to surfaces in aqueous environments and begin to excrete a slimy, glue-like substance that anchors them to the inner walls of plumbing pipes; a biofilm can be formed by a single bacterial species but more often consists of many species of bacteria, as well as fungi, algae, protozoa, debris, and corrosion products).
In an attempt to boost the plumbing industry, Swansea College has recently invested more than pounds 100,000 to redevelop its facilities to keep up to date with the ever-changing role of the plumber.