The book provides much-needed information about plumbing systems to enable effective coordination and execution of modern building projects. Written by a leading consulting engineer, it takes into account the typical complexities arising out of inadequate infrastructure of drainage and water supply systems. It provides a detailed coverage of fixtures, pumping systems, hot water engineering, rain water pipes, fire suppression and corrosion. In addition, it covers various laws and regulations encountered while executing plumbing works. The book will be useful to all sanitary and plumbing engineers and students of civil engineering and architecture.