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Disambig.png This article is about the buildings category. For the research node, see Plumbing (Research).
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This article is considered accurate for the current version (U34-476542).
This article is considered accurate for the current version (U34-476542).

Plumbing buildings are needed to maintain a subterranean asteroid base.

The majority of plumbing buildings are used to organize the flow of liquid around the base. This includes buildings that can be used to improve the hygiene of the colony.

List of plumbing buildings[]

In Name Description Automation Power Dimensions Materials Research
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Empties bottled Liquids back into the world.
A bottle emptier's Element Filter can be used to designate areas for specific liquid storage.
1 x 3 tiles
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This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Carries Liquid with minimal change in Temperature.
Can be run through wall and floor tile.
Pipe insulation prevents liquid contents from siginificantly changing temperature in transit.
1 x 1 tiles
400 kg Building Liquid Pipe.png
Improved Plumbing
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Gives Duplicants a place to relieve themselves.
Spreads very few Germs.
Lavatories transmit fewer germs to Duplicants' skin and require no emptying.
2 x 3 tiles
400 kg Resource Category Metal Ore.png
Sanitation
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Runs one Liquid Pipe section over another without joining them.
Can be run through wall and floor tile.
Separate pipe systems help preventing building damage caused by mingled pipe contents.
3 x 1 tiles
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Plumbing (Research)
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Sieves one Liquid out of a mix, sending it into a dedicated Filtered Output Pipe.
Can only filter one liquid type at a time.
All liquids are sent into the building's output pipe, except the liquid chosen for filtering.
Input
Green: Enable
Red: Disable
-120 W
3 x 1 tiles
200 kg Resource Category Metal Ore.png
Filtration
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Tracks the mass of liquid flow through the pipe.
Connects to an Automation grid to automatically turn Liquid flow off when the specified amount has passed through it.
Input
Green: Reset counter and start liquid flow
Red: Nothing
Output
Green: When the total amount of liquid meets the set value.
Red: When the amount of liquid is below the set value.
-10 W
1 x 2 tiles
25 kg Resource Category Refined Metal.png
50 kg Plastic.png
Liquid Tuning
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Sends a Green Signal when the selected Liquid is detected within a pipe.
Element Sensors can be used to detect the presence of a specific liquid in a pipe.
Output
Green: Chosen Liquid is detected
Red: Chosen Liquid is not detected
1 x 1 tiles
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Liquid Tuning
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Sends a Green Signal or a Red Signal based on the internal Germ count of the pipe.
Germ sensors can help control automation behavior in the presence of germs.
Output
Green: When the germ count in the pipe meets the criteria
Red: When the germ count in the pipe does not meet the criteria
1 x 1 tiles
25 kg Resource Category Refined Metal.png
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Pathogen Diagnostics
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Sends a Green Signal or a Red Signal when pipe contents enter the chosen Temperature range.
Thermo sensors disable buildings when their pipe contents reach a certain temperature.
Output
Green: When temperature of liquid content meets the criteria
Red: When temperature of liquid content does not meet the criteria
1 x 1 tiles
25 kg Resource Category Refined Metal.png
Liquid Tuning
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Carries Liquid between Outputs and Intakes.
Can be run through wall and floor tile.
Liquid pipes are used to connect the inputs and outputs of plumbed buildings.
1 x 1 tiles
100 kg Building Liquid Pipe.png
Plumbing (Research)
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Draws in Liquid and runs it through Pipes.
Must be submerged in Liquid.
Piping a pump's output to a building's intake will send liquid to that building.
Input
Green: Enable
Red: Disable
-240 W
2 x 2 tiles
400 kg Resource Category Metal Ore.png
Plumbing (Research)
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC) Allows Liquids to be loaded and unloaded from the storage of a linked rocket.
Automatically links when built to the side of a Rocket Platform or another Rocket Port.
Uses the liquid filters set on the linked Rocket Platform.
Rockets must be landed to load or unload resources.
Input
Green: Enable
Red: Disable
-480 W
2 x 3 tiles
400 kg Resource Category Refined Metal.png
Flow Redirection
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Connects to an Automation grid to automatically turn Liquid flow on or off.
Automated piping saves power and time by removing the need for Duplicant input.
Input
Green: Turn flow on
Red: Turn flow off
-10 W
1 x 2 tiles
50 kg Resource Category Refined Metal.png
Improved Plumbing
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Controls the Liquid volume permitted through Pipes.
Valves control the amount of liquid that moves through pipes, preventing waste.
1 x 2 tiles
200 kg Resource Category Metal Ore.png
Pressure Management
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Releases Liquid from Liquid Pipes.
Vents are an exit point for liquids from plumbing systems.
Input
Green: Enable
Red: Disable
1 x 1 tiles
400 kg Resource Category Metal Ore.png
Plumbing (Research)
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Draws in a small amount of Liquid and runs it through Pipes.
Must be submerged in liquid.
Mini pumps are useful for moving small quantities of liquid with minimum power.
Input
Green: Enable
Red: Disable
-60 W
1 x 2 tiles
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Valve Minaturization
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Gives Duplicants a place to relieve themselves.
Requires no Piping.
Must be periodically emptied of Polluted Dirt.
The colony that eats together, excretes together.
2 x 3 tiles
200 kg Resource Category Raw Mineral.png
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Manually pumps Liquid into bottles for transport.
Duplicants can only carry liquids that are bottled.
Pitcher Pumps allow Duplicants to bottle and deliver liquids from place to place.
2 x 8 tiles
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This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Carries Liquid, allowing extreme Temperature exchange with the surrounding environment.
Can be run through wall and floor tile.
Radiant pipes pumping cold liquid can be run through hot areas to help cool them down.
1 x 1 tiles
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Liquid Tuning
This content is available in the base game
This content is available in Spaced Out (DLC)
Improves Duplicant Morale and removes surface Germs.
Regularly showering will prevent Duplicants spreading germs to the things they touch.
2 x 4 tiles
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Sanitation
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