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Today is World Plumbing Day. It's a day where plumbers around the globe promote the link between good quality plumbing, health, environmental sustainability and, increasingly, economic prosperity. Plumbing truly saves lives. To celebrate today we thought we would share with you a few plumbing inventions which help save our environment, save you money, and most of save your health.
2. Motion Sensor FittingsMotion sensor fittings allow taps to turn off automatically whenever it is not in use. Many workplaces and public bathrooms are installing motion sensor fittings to reduce water waste and improve hygiene.
3. Backflow ValvesBackflow happens when your water stops flowing the correct way and instead goes backwards. It is dangerous because used water, water from the toilet, or water from the garden can potentially enter the drinking water supply. The invention of backflow valves ensures that the dirty water only flows one way and our drinking water remains safe.
ONLY 4 OUT OF 10 PEOPLE IN THE WORLD HAVE TOILETS IN THEIR HOMES.