Tentative Interim Amendments
In accordance with the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Regulations Governing Committee Projects, the company announced that two Tentative Interim Amendments (TIA) to the 2018 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) are being submitted for public comment. TIA UPC 004-18 revises text in UPC Section 1506.7 (On-Site Treated Nonpotable Water Devices and Systems) regarding devices or equipment used to treat on-site treated nonpotable water. Click here to access the comment form. TIA UPC 005-18 revises text in UPC Table 603.2 (Backflow Prevention Devices, Assemblies, and Methods) regarding the installation of an atmospheric vacuum breaker. Click here to access the comment form.
IAPMO invites all interested parties to review the proposed TIAs on the website under Uniform Plumbing Code/Proposed TIAs and respond by filling out the comment form. The deadline to submit comments is December 2. Completed forms may be emailed to Enrique Gonzalez, Plumbing Code Development Administrator, at Enrique.Gonzalez@iapmo.org or faxed to the Codes department at (909) 472-4246.
Codes App Available
The IAPMO Codes app is now available for download, giving users constant access to their purchased code books on their mobile devices even when they are offline. The free IAPMO Codes app also serves as a vehicle to contact the technical staff about any code questions, apply for technical committees or request information about the code development process.
Those who have already purchased an electronic version of the 2015 or 2018 codes will automatically be able to view their purchased codes on the app with their login information. Create a free account to receive automatic notifications on the codes development process, committee meetings and to be engaged in the development process.
The IAPMO Codes app is available in both the iOS and Google Play app stores. Users are able to make annotations and recordings, view the current code development timeline and stay informed by receiving automatic notifications for breaking news, upcoming committee meetings, proposal submission deadlines and much more.
The codes now available for purchase and use in the app include:
- 2015 and 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
- 2015 and 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
- 2018 National Standards Illustrated Plumbing Code (NSPC)
- 2015 Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code (USEHC)
- 2018 Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC)
- 2017 Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE•Stand)
- 2015 and 2018 Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC)
The 2021 UPC and UMC will become available on the app once they are published early next year. For more information, please contact Alma Ramos at (909) 230-5528.