The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has renewed its commitment to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with US EPA and 18 partner organizations to continue their collaboration toward improving overall performance and management of decentralized wastewater treatment systems. Read the full release here.
The US Senate, at the urging of the plumbing industry and its partners, via language in a Department of the Interior appropriations bill for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, expresses strong support for the continued operation and complete funding of US EPA’s WaterSense consumer product labeling program. Click here to read the full release.
IAPMO is seeking volunteers to participate on two technical committees working toward the development of the 2021 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The deadline to submit an application is February 1, 2018. Click here for full details.
The 2017 International Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC2017) completed its Construction Week activities, delivering a sustainable upgrade of water supply, wastewater, and hand-washing facilities at an elementary school in Cicau Village, Cikarang, Bekasi (West Java), Indonesia. In addition to the plumbing improvements being delivered at the school, CPC2017 also provided free medical treatment and counseling on the importance of hygiene for public health during the week-long event. Read more here.