Senate Passes Navajo Utah Rights Settlement Act
IAPMO, whose nonprofit International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation has helped bring water and sanitation to the Navajo Nation through multiple Community Plumbing Challenges (CPC), strongly supports S. 1207, the Navajo Utah Rights Settlement Act of 2019. The Senate recently passed S. 1207 and it now heads to the House of Representatives for approval. Click here to read the full release.
WPC, IWSH, PAZA Collaboration Announced
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) has connected the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) and the Plumbers Association of Zambia (PAZA) for a pilot program that will provide more than 50 hand-washing stands to the SOS Children’s Village in the Zambian capital. The collaboration is the latest example of IWSH’s support for industry partners fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through community-led water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives. Read the full release here.
Canadian Representation on Plumbing Standards Committee Sought
IAPMO is seeking Canadian representation on the Plumbing Standards Committee (PSC). Canadian regulators and other professionals with technical background in plumbing and mechanical systems, such as jurisdictional authorities, laboratory and educational facility representatives, are invited to participate. Meetings are held in English and via teleconference, with occasional face-to-face meetings. For more details, click here.
NJ Edition of Codes Available
IAPMO added three codes to the IAPMO Codes mobile app — the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), 2021 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) and 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC)-New Jersey are now available for download — giving users constant access to their purchased code books on their mobile devices even when they are offline. Users are able to make annotations and recordings, view the current code development timeline and to stay informed by receiving automatic notifications for breaking news, upcoming committee meetings, proposal submission deadlines and much more. Click here for details.