Committee Members Sought
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on two technical committees working toward the development of the 2024 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2020.
The UPC and UMC technical committees each seek members in the following categories: manufacturer, user, installer/maintainer, labor, research/standards/testing laboratory, enforcing authority, consumer and special expert. These committees are assembled in accordance with the Regulations Governing Committee Projects and the Guide for the Conduct of Participants in the IAPMO codes and standards development process. These documents may be viewed here.
Within these documents, prospective technical committee participants may find information on the scope and general guidelines for the conduct of these committees. The provisions of these codes apply to the erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to and use or maintenance of plumbing and mechanical systems. Anybody interested in serving on one of these committees may complete the application online at the Code Development webpage.
Should you have any questions regarding the UPC, please contact Enrique Gonzalez at (909) 230-5535 or Enrique.email@example.com. For the UMC, contact Zalmie Hussein at (909) 218-8122 or Zalmie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emerging Technology Symposium Announced
Preparations are already underway to ensure that the 2020 Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held May 12-13, 2020, at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, is the most comprehensive and informative event since the symposium debuted in 2008. Online registration is now available.
An unprecedented number of organizations, representing the foremost leaders in the plumbing industry, have signed on to present the symposium as co-conveners. They are: American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE), the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), in cooperation with the World Plumbing Council (WPC).
Sponsors, presenters and panelists participating in this symposium represent a diverse body of knowledge in the fields of:
- Water, sanitation and health
- Water and energy efficiency
- Water reuse
- Addressing aging water infrastructure
- Water quality
- Mitigating opportunistic pathogens
- Advancements in mechanical systems
- Plumbing research initiatives
- Laws, regulations and policy development
- Topics raised by audience participants during the symposium
Further details are forthcoming, including the keynote speaker, presentation topics and sponsorship opportunities. For further information, please contact Maria Bazan at (708) 995-3000 or email@example.com.