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Is there an architectural term for places where water is used? If you wanted waterproof flooring for rooms with faucets, drains, etc., it seems like there would be a term for such places so you wouldn't have to write "kitchen, bathroom(s), and other places where water is used" every time.

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In designing school buildings, those areas which require special treatment because of the use of water (or other liquids, such as chemicals) are designated as Wet areas.

The same is true for hospitals.

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