This new edition shows what will and won’t pass inspection in drainage, vent, and waste piping, septic tanks, water supply, graywater recycling systems, pools and spas, fire protection, and gas piping systems. This new edition has been completely updated to comply with current editions of the International Plumbing Code (IPC) and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) that are the standards for most cities and code jurisdictions. New tables, illustrations and chapters bring this book current with recent amendments to the plumbing codes. All tables, standards, and specifications are completely up-to-date with recent plumbing code changes. Covers common layouts for residential work, how to size piping, select and hang fixtures, practical recommendations, and trade tips. It’s the approved reference for the plumbing contractor’s exam in many states. Includes an extensive set of multiple choice questions after each chapter, and in the back of the book, the answers and explanations. Also in the back of the book, a full sample plumber’s exam.