Plumbers work hard to protect the health of the nation, and their job is easier when the septic, sewer and pump systems are not clogged. With everyone at home, it’s a good time to remember the only thing you should flush is toilet paper. All wipes, sanitary products, diapers, paper towels, tissues, etc. should always be disposed of in the trash. A plumber makes sure the public is protected from cross contamination in potable water and ensures waste and vent pipes are sized correctly for proper flow of air and waste to drain by gravity. Flushing anything except toilet paper can restrict these efforts. Plumbing is a modern-day luxury that many of us take for granted. Following this simple tip can protect this valuable resource in your home and for your town or city.
The 10-month Plumbing Program at Southeastern Technical Institute in South Easton, Massachusetts is designed to give graduates entry-level skills in the trade in order to become an apprentice. Tier 1 (110 hours) of the licensure requirements put forth by the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters is included in the 10-month program. This program may not be utilized for any “work” hours toward licensure. The remaining state requirements include four additional years of work and school hours to be prepared to sit for the Massachusetts State Examination for the Journeyman Plumbing License. Click here to learn more about STI’s Plumbing Program, which begins in September.