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Learn about one interesting way plumbers restore old pipes.

Plumbing is very important to public health. Plumbing brings clean water into a home. Water is necessary to keep bodies healthy. Plumbing also brings unclean water out of the home safely. Once the unclean water is out of the home it can be transferred to sewage facilities that make it clean again. Illnesses can easily spread through unclean water. If there was no plumbing, people would have to use water from lakes and rivers. That water is unclean.

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Making Connections


Has a plumber ever had to fix something at your house? If so, what was it?


Can you think of another book that talks about plumbers or other people with important jobs?


Plumbers work with many tools. In what other careers do people work with tools?

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