Who invented the water pipe?

Answer The earliest discovered water pipe, made from terra cotta, was from a Minoan palace, located in modern-day Crete, Greece. The pipes are estimated to be from 1700 BC, and were used to funnel water t... Read More »

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Is flex copper pipe permitted as a water supply pipe in California?

Flex copper pipe is permitted in California as a water supply line in both "stick built" homes and mobile homes. The lines should be at least 12 inches deep and free from any joints. If a joint is ... Read More »

How do you connect a copper water pipe to a flex pipe?

AnswerThe quick and easy way is to use a compression "Shark Bite" fitting. It slips onto the copper pipe and creates a tight fit. Then use a threaded or pex flex adapter for your for the connection... Read More »

How does decreasing the volume of water in a pipe affect the water's pressure?

Generally, the less water there is in a pipe the less water pressure. The more you decrease the volume of water the greater effect it has on lessening water pressure. How much water is in the pipe ... Read More »

When was PVC pipe invented?

The first PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipe rolled out in 1935. First came PVC tubing, and then the manufacture and use of PVC pipes. PVC is a thermoplastic polymer. Its discovery took place, independe... Read More »