March is Full of Plumbing Celebrations!


The month of March is full of reasons to celebrate, whether you know it or not.


To help get you in the spring spirit, the plumbing experts at Barker and Sons Plumbing & Rooter have put together this list of observances we are celebrating this month, World Plumbing Day included.


Mario Day – Friday, March 10

National Mario Day is observed every year on March 10th (because Mar10 looks like Mario). In addition to enjoying his role as the main character of one of the world’s most successful videogame franchises, Mario also happens to be a world-class plumber.


World Plumbing Day – Saturday, March 11

World Plumbing Day is an international event held on March 11 to recognize the importance of plumbing in modern society. Sponsored by the World Plumbing Council, we urge you to take a moment and think about how plumbing has impacted your health and overall way of life.


Daylight Savings – Sunday, March 12 @ 2:00AM

Daylight Savings Time for 2017 begins on Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 AM. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead by one hour, you don’t want to be late for work on Monday!


St. Patrick’s Day – Friday, March 17

Break out your green shirts, because March 17th is St. Patty’s Day. Even if you aren’t Irish, you can still enjoy the classic traditions of parades, corned beef and cabbage, and of course Irish step dancing.


Start of Spring – Monday, March 20

Can’t wait for spring? Luckily, you won’t have to wait much longer. The season officially starts on Monday, March 20. Here’s how you can get your plumbing system ready for the warmer weather.


Fix a Leak Week – March 20-26

Did you know plumbing leaks waste more than one trillion gallons of water every year? A leaky faucet that drips once per second seems like no big deal, but it can actually waste up to 30 gallons of water per week. During Fix a Leak Week, join the United States EPA in finding and fixing the leaks around your home.


World Water Day – Wednesday, March 22

More than 660 million people around the world live without access to a safe supply of water. World Water Day, sponsored by the United Nations, focuses on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.


Barker and Sons Plumbing & Rooter provides fast, dependable plumbing repairs to residents of Orange County, California. With same-day service, 24/7 emergency coverage, and 30 years of experience, don’t trust anyone else with your plumbing needs. Give us a call at (714) 630-8766 to schedule your service today.