NOVA

To Save Water, Women in Jordan Learn to Plumb

Clip: Season 46 Episode 7 | 1m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Many Muslim women are not permitted to be home alone with a male who is not a family member, making it tough to schedule home repairs. Now, in Jordan, billions of gallons of already-scarce water is being lost to leaky pipes. In an effort to take matters into their own hands, many Muslim Jordanian women are learning to do their own plumbing.

Aired: 04/24/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H. Koch Fund for Science, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS …

Sponsored By:

Parentalogic

YouTube Channel

Parentalogic

Parenting is full of obstacles that can be hard to navigate—even without a toddler yelling at your face. There’s no instruction manual, which means discerning fact from fiction and reasonable from ridiculous can be maddening. That’s where Parentalogic comes in, a digital series from NOVA and PBS Digital Studios.

Subscribe