Plumbing


Effects of Flint Water Crisis Expressed Through Art

Michigan State Art Project Uses Copper Pipes to Tell Flint Residents’ Story A system of copper pipes in Michigan has people talking, but it’s not what you might think. “Beyond Streaming: A Sound Mural for Flint” is an exhibit featured at Michigan State University’s (MSU)...

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Effects of Flint Water Crisis Expressed Through Art

Plumbers Tackle America’s Drinking Water Crisis

Behind walls and buried underground is the intricate artwork of plumbing professionals. Their work often goes unnoticed, but with the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure, plumbers play a crucial role in ensuring clean, safe drinking water. Nearly 2,000 water systems across the country contain lead. However, the lack...

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Replacing lead water pipes with copper piping between the street and homes in Flint, Michigan October 28, 2016. (John M. Galloway)

3 Reasons Copper is Safe and Reliable for Medical Gas Distribution

By Andrew Kireta, Jr. Vice President, Copper Development Association Count backwards from 100 to zero. It’s the all-too-familiar phrase said by anesthesiologists and medical professionals as medical gas begins flowing into a patient’s facemask. We expect this air to be clean and safe – copper...

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3 Reasons Copper is Safe and Reliable for Medical Gas Distribution

The Trades Need Millennials

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of plumbers, pipefitters and steam fitters is projected to grow as new construction opportunities arise and Baby Boomers retire. Yet, employers continue to report difficulty finding quality workers to fill the shoes of their aged workforce. Like...

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The Trades Need Millennials

Plumbers are Key to Ensuring Clean Water

You’re alive, which most likely means you have access to clean drinking water — an essential nutrient that we often take for granted but would not have without plumbing professionals. Plumbers quite possibly hold more lives in their hands than doctors. That’s right. Besides fixing...

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Plumbers are Key to Ensuring Clean Water


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