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2.pantries for washing of crockery and utensils and in Laundry rooms forwashing and rinsing clothes.3. certain dwelling houses.Prepared by O.E. AkothFor P.H.O. StudentsDepartment of Environmental Health SciencesK.M.T.C. Kakamega.117
Sinks are supported cantilever, brackets, or ½” brick dwarf wall. Protection against splashing either inthe form of glazed tiles or impervious cement plaster should be provided behind the sink.Draining boards of hard wood, enameled iron or polished steel on which utensils are placed to dry areusually fitted. They are fluted [corrugated] and arranged to fall toward the sink to allow waste water torun off quickly.Concrete sinks are filthy rereceptacles, difficult to keep clean and are rendered useless when the out-letfitting breaks away from the concrete.A sink should be provided with a suitable waste out – let and an open overflow accessible for cleaning.Pantry or wash up or Butler’s sink; Pantry or wash up or Butler’s sink:Prepared by O.E. AkothFor P.H.O. StudentsDepartment of Environmental Health SciencesK.M.T.C. Kakamega.118
Prepared by O.E. AkothFor P.H.O. StudentsDepartment of Environmental Health SciencesK.M.T.C. Kakamega.119
Baths:A bath is essential in all dwellings. It is best made of enameled cast iron. Other materialsinclude:a)White clayb)Fire clayc)Vitreous chinaThere are three types of baths:i.Plunge bath [slipper or bath tub]ii.The shower bath [eastern type]Plunge Bath:Plunge bath is of the following sizes:a)60”x28”x18”b)56”x29”x18”Baths are usually provided with brass out-let traps supplied with the fitments, these being of 1½” or2”Ø with 1½” or 3” seals. Baths are best made from cast iron which is porcelain enamel, enamel fireclay and vitreous china.An over-flow weir should be provided and so designed as to permit cleansing as soap tend to collectand eventually become offensive.Requirements for a Bath:a)Free from sharp corners and angles – must be smooth all round.b)In corrodible.Prepared by O.E. AkothFor P.H.O. StudentsDepartment of Environmental Health SciencesK.M.T.C. Kakamega.120
c)Must be durable.d)Should not absorb undue amount of heat.Showers:A shower (or shower-bath, walk-in shower, steam shower) is a place in which a personbathesunder aspray of water. The water is drained through adrainin the shower base. Modernshowers come with configurable temperature and spray pressure settings, along with adjustableshowerhead nozzle settings.Showering is common inwestern culturedue toefficiencyof using it when compared to abath. Its useinhygieneis therefore common practice.A shower uses less water on average than a bath: 80 litres for a shower compared to 150 litres for abath.History:The original showers were neither indoor structures nor man-made, but were commonnatural formations:waterfalls.

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