Plumbing test 2
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Plumbing test 2
This water is safe for human consumption
Water Purity is inspected by this administration and regulated in each state
Local Heath Administrations
If building outside of municipal water supply you must have a health permit?
T or F
This drinking regulation is considered standard and enforceable by law
The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation
There is such thing as the The National Secondary Drinking Water Regulation?
T or F
This is the Water Act that is federal law and deals with EPA
The Safe Drinking Water Act
Two most common threats to private Water Systems
Difference between Water Service and Water Distribution
Water Service: Piping from meter or well to building
Water Distribution: The piping through the house
Water Distribution piping can use PE and PVC but these cannot be used inside a building why?
Because they are not rated for hot water
How far must pipes be buried under ground
Atleast below frost line
Typical pressure switch for a well system pump is set between?
30 and 60psi
Code dictates that a pressure reducing valve must be present if incoming pressure exceeds?
If sewer andwater lines must be located at same elevation then they must be seperated by ___ ft.
If water and sewer line in same trench then the ____ line must be located ____ Ft. Above the _____ linee
Most piping is Schedule ____
The rate the water flows through piping is known as _____
Available water of a certain pipe size is based on _____ and ______
Volume and Pressure
The two common types of walls are_____ and _____. Which one is inside vs exterior
These seperate different levels of a house
Codes says that holes may not be drilled in the _____ of a span.
A compound is used for threaded connection and is known as...
A sealant known as____ tape, also used for _____ connections and is as watertight as ______
This is used for soldering copper tube?
When testing water distribution systems you may have to pump system up to ____psi to pass code
T or F: Every plumbing fixture connected to a drain system must be protected by a trap?
Building Drain vs Building Sewer
Connected by what and how far max
Building Drain BD
Building Sewer BS
Connected by Cleanout no further than 10' ft from house
The _____ Stack is the main vertical pipe that begins with its connection to the building drain and terminates at stack vent
The vent for the wast stack that begins at the highest branch connection to the waste stack. Extends through roof and is dry piping
T or F: The base of every stack does not need a clean out installed
This type of vent is also used as a drain and can be used for more than one fixture
Two majore segments of a DWV system
A Waste Stack and Building Drain
Joist can not be drilled in the top or bottom _____"'s
This type of valve is installed under kitchen sinks typically sinks located in an island
Air Admittance Valve
This is the lowest horizontal portion of a dwv
The Code says that atleast one vent system be a minimum of __ "s