World Plumbing Day
World Plumbing Day is observed next on Monday, March 11th, 2024 (166 days from today).
World Plumbing Day, is celebrated on March 11th every year, to confirm the importance of plumbing to health and social comfort. Any system that conveys fluids for many applications is called Plumbing. Therefore, World Plumbing Day is a day to celebrate or recognize the importance of Plumbing.
History of World Plumbing Day
On March 11th every year, people in the world will stop to reflect on the important role of plumbing in keeping their health. And as the result, World Plumbing Day was born.
Nowadays, there are many events to commemorate the occasion and pay attention to the importance of good plumbing and sanitation in Australia, Europe and Africa. In China, the UK, Germany, India, Canada, North and South America and many more, industry leaders - like us here today - governments, policy makers and institutions The community is promoting World Plumbing Day.
What do you think when you see from the water pipe? Chances are, you think of running water, the sewer system, and the many pipes that make it work. Now imagine a world without these. How inconvenient would your life be without instant hot or cold water? What if you had to leave the comfort of your home to go to the bathroom in an outdoor house? What if your community doesn't have a pipeline that can make these things happen?
You might think that every homeowner in the developed world has running water and a sewer system. However, even in developed countries, the lack of plumbing is a reality that some people have to live with on a daily basis. In the United States, two million people do not have basic plumbing in their homes. In some states including Alaska, the Dakotas, and Maine, they don't have complete plumbing.
Where is the need?
It's much worse in undeveloped countries. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2.5 billion citizens around the world do not have access to any sanitation facilities, with 818 million Indian and 607 Chinese. There are some countries with large populations having inadequate plumbing. These countries include: Nigeria, Brazil, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Vietnam, Philippines.
You might think that lack of plumbing is an inconvenience. However, it is much more than that. No plumbing is a significant health problem. You may never think that plumbing saves lives, but it really does. Without good plumbing, many people around the world are easy to be got disease. Children are especially vulnerable. There are about 700,000 children died from diarrhea every year. This situation is often caused by improper sanitation and unsafe drinking water.
How to celebrate World Plumbing Day
At present, in offices and colleges around the world, World Plumbing Day is being marked and recognized. In press releases and magazines in Chinese, Hindi, English, German and Spanish, messages about the link between good plumbing and human health and the environment is reaching millions of people every March.
World Plumbing Day: Promoting Health through Plumbing
World Plumbing Day honors the important connection between health and plumbing facilities. Indeed, bathrooms play an important role in maintaining our health worldwide. Everyone understands the role a plumbing solution plays in keeping germs out of their way.
It's not clear how many germs live in your bathroom, but that's where you can find some of the most harmful bacteria, such as bacilli, gram-negative rods, cocci, and gram-positive rods. These different types of bacteria are harmful to people and can cause many health concerns such as skin infections and pneumonia. Some varieties are even resistant to antibiotics, which gives a whole new meaning to World Plumbing Day.
Indeed, good plumbing is more than just a good thing to keep your bathroom looking good. It is the safest and fastest way to maintain and protect your health.
Support initiatives to grow plumbing on World Plumbing Day
Be honest. Not everyone has access to the same plumbing. People in developing countries do not always have access to a toilet or even running water.
But you can search for organizations that help bring state-of-the-art plumbing facilities to some of the most impoverished areas on the planet. Toilet sister charities can make a big difference to the health of individuals around the world. You can donate to a charity that helps build toilets in developing areas. Alternatively, you can find organizations like Who Give a Crap that sell recycled toilet paper and use 50% of their profits to build toilets.
Showing the habits of healthy bathroom on World Plumbing Day
There's a reason your parents taught you to wash your hands after going to the bathroom. It ensures that you can wash away potentially harmful bacteria. Did you know that if people washed their hands after using the toilet, the risk of getting sick would be almost non-existent? It's not that we get sick just in the bathroom, but most stomach bugs, colds and other viral infections can be prevented with proper hand washing techniques!
That sounds interesting, doesn't it? Sanitation is the top priority on World Plumbing Day. You can teach your child to always wash their hands. Besides that, you can also come up with a bathroom routine to keep things as clean as possible. Changing your hand towels weekly is a no-brainer. But also remember to keep your clear water pipes clean to avoid any contamination! No one likes moldy patches in the bathroom!
Support your local workers on World Plumbing Day
Plumbing has a huge responsibility for health. Your local plumbing expert celebration is the best way to enjoy World Plumbing Day. No, that doesn't mean throwing them a party! But you can stay away from harmful DIY activities that will eventually turn into a false economy. Homemade repairs can work against you if you don't know what you're doing.
So, if the toilet is clogged frequently or if you notice your pipes are wet to the touch, it is best to contact a professional plumber. Knowledge of plumbing protects your home's hygiene. You can damage your pipes or plumbing, while a plumber can identify the problem and fix it while keeping your system safe.
Appreciate state-of-the-art facilities on World Plumbing Day
Taking care of your plumbing is part of your maintenance duties as a homeowner. When everything is working, no one take care them. However, to celebrate World Plumbing Day, you can begin a new routine to keep your plumbing running for as long as possible. Learn some quick fixes to everyday plumbing challenges that can help you take care of your pipes. Regular maintenance is required.
Why not take the time to have your pipes inspected for potential blockages and have the condition assessed by a professional plumber? You can also include a drainage check to avoid bad surprises when your drain pipes suddenly become blocked! In addition, you can remove harmful chemicals that are too strong on the pipeline. Instead, use a filter to capture potential obstructions such as hair before they enter the system. You can also add a water softener to reduce problems that can develop from prolonged exposure to hard water. Keeping your pipes clean and free of obstacles keeps your bathroom safe!
ObservedWorld Plumbing Day has been observed annually on March 11th.
Friday, March 11th, 2022
Saturday, March 11th, 2023
Monday, March 11th, 2024
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