One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for November, 2020
Indoor plumbing is a relatively new advancement in human history. Can you believe that it wasn’t until 1833 that the White House had plumbing installed?
Of course, our water and sewer systems are so common that we take this modern luxury for granted. It’s especially important for homeowners to understand the basics of plumbing so they can quickly identify issues when they arise. And what better place to start than how we get water to our homes in the first place? Today, we’re sharing the essential information about the water service line.
What is the water service line?
The water service line brings fresh, drinkable water into your home so it can be distributed by your plumbing system. This system can get confusing for homeowners because part of it is public and part of it is private (meaning, your responsibility). The divider is typically your property line, or where your yard meets the sidewalk.
Water main – The large, primary pipe that carries fresh water to all the households in your neighborhood. The water main …