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Plumbing Exams announced

The Allegheny County Health Department will be administering exams on December 5th. All paperwork needs to be notarized and submitted no later than November 2, 2018. You can visit their website for more info at achd.net.

Passing of members

We were deeply saddened to hear of the loss of 2 long-time members. Norman Clark former Chief Plumbing Inspector and Harry Fedorek a former Plumbing Inspector. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families.

ASSE Backflow Classes

We  offer several Backflow classes. We have the regular full class to be certified for the first time, recertifications and conversion classes for those previously certified other than with ASSE. Class size is limited so you will want to register early….Read more

Kennywood

AMPAC’s 21 annual Kennywood picnic was another success. We had 145 people in attendance. The rain came later in the day, we still held our Chinese Auction and we all went home with another ticket to return another day! We …Read more

Journeyman/Master Banquet

This year, our banquet was held held on Friday, June 15th at Olivia’s Banquet facility. We are happy to announce that we had 20 Journeymen and 17 Masters pass the exam. Congratulations! Click on link below for pictures. https://photos.app.goo.gl/GXEhRxo7cyqTCUXB7  …Read more

A letter from our President

Dear AMPAC Members: AMPAC School has gone through many locations and generations of Master Plumbers. Two years ago, under the leadership of John Cummins we found a permanent home at 3128 Allendale Street, Sheraden, PA. It was hard work and…Read more

Plumber Shortages (Reeves Journal)

If someone were to ask you, “Who holds more lives in their hands — a doctor or a plumber?” who would you pick? It’s possible the correct answer is the plumber. Besides fixing annoying drips, skilled plumbers are responsible for…Read more

Cross Bores

Warning: Remember to call 811 before you clear!  Plumbers and Drain Cleaners must call. The normal response time should be within 2 hours from when you place a call. They will mark the underground lines with paint or flags. You…Read more