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Lead in the form of fine shreds or shavings used for caulking pipe joints.
Energy available from a flowing column of water due to its velocity.
A condition which develops on the interior of pipe lines due to corrosive materials present in the water passing through the pipe and results in the creation of small, hemispherical lumps (tubercules) on the walls of the pipe.
A waste pipe that does not connect directly with the drainage system, but discharges into the drainage system through an air break or air gap into a trap, fixture, receptacle, or interceptor, properly wasted and vented.
The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree fahrenheit at or near 39.2 °F (1 BTU/hr = 0.293 watts)
An intermittent hot water spring. In plumbing, an old style type of water heater in which a measured amount of water passed through piping in a cylinder containing burners. The water was thus heated at the point of use.