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Author Chick, Greg, author.

Title All About Water [electronic resource] : As Told By The Plumber Who's Seen It All / Greg Chick.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Calling Card Books, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (106 pages)
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Summary his illustrated character-driven book tells the complete story of water. Readers learn about water use, re-use, plumbing design and more. The history of water through the ages plus municipal codes governing public water supplies and their impact on health are also covered by the author who is a LEED-AP Certified plumber with 40+ years experience. The artwork is engaging and explanatory of the concepts covered. 'A picture is worth a thousand words' is the concept behind this volume which is packed with valuable information and a fun picture story.Readers learn about water use including how to safely re-use graywater-the water used to clean laundry, dishes or ourselves. Plumbing design is discussed and illustrated in easy to understand schematics. Chapters and related artwork highlight efficient outdoor irrigation and planting as well as plumbing design, fixtures, features and much more. The business of water could not be left out. A chapter on municipal codes governing public water supplies includes information about the cost of water, how to read and understand your water bill as well as discussion about the complexities of municipal water management. Water managers, as much as medical professionals, are concerned with public health and safety. Every living thing requires clean water to live and providing that water is a complex process.The history of water through the ages, including fun stories of how central water supply maintenance and indoor plumbing began, add a layer of interesting trivia. It is a fun and educational book co-written by a LEED-AP Certified plumber with over 40 years of experience. There is nothing like this book on the market today. Water educators will find it a helpful tool in their library of resources.
Note Publisher metadata.
Subject Water consumption.
Water conservation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zarella, Marta P., contributor.
Ly, Audrey, illustrator.
ISBN 9780996568333 (epub)
Standard No. 9780996568333

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