The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) reports on code development, a plumbing workshop and the latest Community Plumbing Challenge.
Report on Comments Toward Development of 2021 UPC
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), developer of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®), has posted online the 2019 Report on Comments (ROC) for the 2021 editions of these American National Standard-designated model codes. Read the full release here.
Plumbing Systems Interactive Workshop
IAPMO Training and Education has introduced its new Plumbing Systems Interactive Workshop, a fun, hands-on course that teaches the effective uses of four basic plumbing systems, why/where/when to use each, how to apply code compliant configurations to design and installation, and actual assembly of each system using scaled 3D-printed drainage pattern fittings. The eight-hour course, developed and instructed by Steve Hart, Senior Plumbing Plans Examiner with Public Health-Seattle and King County (PHSKC), is delivered in three parts, repeated for each plumbing system addressed. Click here to read the full release.
CPC Indonesia Project
The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation’s (IWSH) next Community Plumbing Challenge Indonesia project will begin in November in the village of Kampung Nelayan Untia, on the outskirts of the port city of Makassar, South Sulawesi. The project will be presented in collaboration with Badan Standardasi Indonesia, the national standardization agency of Indonesia. Read the full release here.