Mr. Rooter Helps Celebrate, Promote World Plumbing Day

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Local Franchises Offer Complimentary Comprehensive Plumbing Check-up

We hope others recognize how essential plumbing is to protecting the health and humanity of our world citizens.

Plumbing is one of the world’s most influential inventions, evolving to keep world citizens clean, healthy and happy. Clean drinking water and effective sanitation methods are the cornerstones of a healthy life, and Mr. Rooter® Plumbing, is joining forces with the World Plumbing Council in celebrating and promoting World Plumbing Day on Monday, March 11 by offering comprehensive in-home plumbing check-ups.

“Following the cataclysmic Haitian earthquake in 2009, Mr. Rooter visited the devastated area to aid in recovery efforts,” stated Mary Kennedy Thompson, President of Mr. Rooter. “No other time in my life was I as conscious of the need for sanitation and filtration of our water sources.”

Plumbing is a vital element of global health standards. However, according to the World Health Organization, more than 2.6 billion people suffer from inadequate sanitation standards and 3.1 million children perish each year from water related illness.

World Plumbing Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the need for disease-reducing sanitation and recognizing the life-saving role plumbers play in keeping our world clean and healthy.

“In an effort to increase awareness of World Plumbing Day, Mr. Rooter franchisees will offer a *complimentary comprehensive plumbing check-up to their customers,” shared Thompson. “We hope to help others recognize how essential plumbing is to protecting the health and humanity of our world citizens.”

For more information on World Plumbing Day, visit For more information about Mr. Rooter Plumbing and the comprehensive plumbing check-up, please call corporate communications.

*Comprehensive plumbing check-up will be conducted following completed service.

About Mr. Rooter®:
Established in 1970, Mr. Rooter is an all-franchised, full-service plumbing and drain cleaning company with approximately 300 franchises worldwide. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500” and Franchise Times Top 200, Mr. Rooter franchisees provide services to both residential and commercial customers. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1974 and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For more information or to find the location nearest you, please visit our Web site at


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