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Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

Human Nature Of Water Conservation<br>Julius Ballanco, PE

March 1, 2003
What is often forgotten is the study of human nature in the use of plumbing fixtures.
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Plumbing Of The Weird<br>Julius Ballanco

February 1, 2003
News of the weird even happens in the plumbing profession.
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What You Need To Do<br>Julius Ballanco

January 1, 2003
Ten important items to do if you want to live successfully.
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Is It The Water Or The Shampoo?

November 1, 2002
You don't need a beautician to address customer complaints on hair color.
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The Best Damn Plumber -- A Tribute To My Father

October 1, 2002
"If you are going to do something, do it right -- the best you can." -- Ed Ballanco
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The Double Shower Debate<br>Julius Ballanco

September 3, 2002
Don’t try to play games with the federal restriction on maximum flow rates.
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Watch Out For Sewer Problems<br>Julius Ballanco

August 1, 2002
Local POTWs sometimes consider it their mission to find problems where problems don't exist.
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Backflow Testing Demands<br>Julius Ballanco

July 3, 2002
A backflow preventer is only as good as its last test.
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Zeros Are The Real Winners<br>Julius Ballanco

June 4, 2002
An FBI sting indicts 13 Philly plumbing inspectors.
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The Drainage Piping Dilemma<br>Julius Ballanco, PE

April 30, 2002
The new breed of super flushers are out-performing the drainage system.
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