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Plumbing

  • Saniswift Gray Water Pumping System

    A Saniswift gray-water pump makes it easier to add plumbing fixtures to rooms with no below-floor drainage.

     
  • Unexpected Flood Debris

    A surprising amount of waste created in our recent flooding were natural materials that flowed in from the surrounding environment.

     
  • Hauling and Disposing of Flood Debris

    Warm weather and wet conditions made every pile of trash a moldy health risk that had to be taken care of as quickly as possible. The city and county governmenst stepped in to provide extra resources to help clean up the area.

     
  • High Tides Mean Soggy Streets in Miami Beach

    It doesn’t take sea level rise to make for wet streets in Miami Beach—just a high tide.

     
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    Wayne Water Systems Sump Minder

    When there's a problem with the pump, the system sends a voice alert to the homeowner's cell phone.

     
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    Schluter Kerdi Shower Tray

    Part of the company's Kerdi Shower system, the polystyrene tray is used in place of a mortar base.

     
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    Noble Co. Thin-Bed Drain

    The low profile of Noble Co.'s Thin-Bed Drain makes it ideal for barrier-free applications.

     
  • Maintain your Tankless Water Heater, or ELSE!

    If you have hard water and use a tankless water heater, sooner or later you will need to flush your unit.

     
  • Pumping and Mucking Out

    After you can gain safe re-entry to a salvageable building damaged in a flood disaster, the first step is to evacuate the water and remove the soggy debris.

     
  • Flooded Boulder Creek

    Pictures and videos of Boulder Creek raging through dowtown Boulder CO on the first day of the September 2013 flood

     
  • One Week Later

    Boulder and 16 other counties in Colorado are still reeling from the disastrous floods that tore through the state during the last week.

     
  • New Orleans Ponders Detention-Pond Approach to Flood Management

    Instead of pumping the water out every time there’s a heavy rain, some New Orleans planners envision a system of occasional wetlands to soak up the extra water.

     
  • Designed for Reliability

    Rinnai’s Ultra Series condensing tankless water heater puts the heat exchanger on the bottom

     
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    Wall-Outlet Toilet

    The two-piece Riose toilet is designed for retrofits where the floor won’t accommodate a drain pipe

     
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    Q Premier Boiler

    A 132,000-Btu boiler and a 24-gallon charged indirect hot-water tank in one compact unit

     
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    PEX Alternative

    Zurn Pex hy-PE-RTube is flexible, so it can be made to lie flat during installation

     
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    Residential Condensing Tank

    Rheem's High-Efficiency Condensing PDV Water Heater uses high-efficiency condensing technology

     
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    Hot Water Piping (Subscriber content)

    In this letter, a reader explains his design for hot-water systems

     
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    Itís Raining Music

    The Moxie Showerhead produces a combination of water and sound

     
  • Efficient Hot-Water Piping (Subscriber content)

    Smarter layouts and right-sized pipes save time, water, and energy

     
 
 
 
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