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World Plumbing Day Recognized in Indianapolis, IN.World Plumbing Day 2016

Plumbing is vital to global health, and recognizing World Plumbing Day each year at Carter’s My Plumber has brought emphasis and importance to honor our industry at the local level.  The Plumbing industry continues to make advancements to increase sustainability of our planet’s water resources and sanitation through the balance of cost, energy, consumption and conservation.  Misuse of water and sanitation has become a global concern, and finding new alternative methods to enhance the proper use of water and sanitation is something we must safeguard for future generations.  Carter’s My Plumber in Indianapolis, Indiana, is building awareness about the proper treatment at the local level.

President Obama Commends World Plumbing Day:

President Obama acknowledges the need to develop creative and innovative methods to access safe, clean and reliable water sources.  In a letter he sent to the World Plumbing Council, he suggests the world recommit and recognize on World Plumbing Day for the importance of protecting our water and sanitation for the future generations.

Health Aspects of Plumbing:

According to the World Health Organization disease which is preventable, claims the lives of approximately 3.1 million people per year.  Most of these people are children under the age of 5 years.  It is estimated 1.6 million people die from diarrheal diseases caused by poor, unsanitary water and sanitation conditions.  International goals include bringing safe drinking water supplies and sanitation to the countries most affected by these conditions.  The World Plumbing Council, along with the World Health Organization are continue to build public awareness and they have develop the “Health Aspects of Plumbing” publication to further educate about the design, installation and maintenance of effective plumbing systems.

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Water samples from Flint, Michigan homes provided by flintwaterstudy.org

The Importance of Plumbing:

Without sound plumbing principles and practices our water and sanitation systems would harbor communicable diseases such as SARS.  It’s critical to follow code when installing and working on Plumbing systems.  Any cross contamination can lead to a disastrous outcome.  The licensing of a Plumber is a comprehensive process and a critical safeguard to protect public health.

Greenwood Plumber promotes World Plumbing Day 2016:

Carter’s My Plumber is a member of the World Plumbing Council.  Jamie, Lisa and Kelson Carter are advocates for safe water and sanitation at the local level, as well as, at the global level.  The importance of clean water to drink is a critical element of life.  Sanitation is a complete necessity.  The luxury of fresh water a the tap and a proper functioning toilet is often taken for granted in well developed countries.  Jamie and Lisa have traveled to Haiti, Mexica, Costa Rica and Nicaragua witnessing the lack of effective plumbing systems.  It’s our goal at Carter’s My Plumber to continue to support the mission of organizations such as the World Plumbing Council, Water.org, Water for Life, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and others to build awareness and deliver about safe water and sanitation to underdeveloped countries.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]