This manual is a guide for engineer personnel responsible for conducting plumbing and pipe fitting operations. It provides information on water, waste, and heating systems and basic plumbing techniques. Use this guide to help repair fixtures, leaky pipes, and valves; to make pipe joints; to install water, waste, and heating systems; and to test and service these systems. Plumbers install and repair water systems, waste systems, and fixtures; cut, ream, thread, and bend pipes; and caulk, solder, and test joints or systems for leaks.
NOTES: FM 3-34.471 was formally FM 5-420 : FM 3-34.468 was superseded by TM 3-34.70 : FM 3-34.471 is a joint publication and is also: MCRP 3-17.7E