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 2021 editions of the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC) and Uniform Solar, Hydronics & Geothermal Code (USHGC). The deadline to submit an application is February 1, 2019. Read more here.
IAPMO, developer of the Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC), is calling for formal code proposals toward the development of the 2021 editions of these American National Standard designated model codes. The code proposal form, as well as proposal instructions and background on IAPMO’s ANSI-accredited consensus process, can be found at http://codes.iapmo.org/form_proposals_ushgc_uspshtc_2021.aspx. All proposals recommending new text, revised text, or the deletion of text must be written in legislative format and clearly state the reason behind the recommendation. No proposals will be accepted after the 5 p.m. PST deadline on March 4, 2019. Click here for the full press release.
ISO 30500 news
IAPMO has been selected to serve as the ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) to pursue the national adoption of ISO 30500, Non-sewered sanitation systems — Prefabricated integrated treatment units — General safety and performance requirements for design and testing. It is an international standard developed by 32 participating economies and 16 observing members where ANSI served as the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Administrator for ISO PC 305. The US TAG recently voted to pursue the national adoption of ISO 30500 and selected IAPMO as the ASD to pursue this effort. ISO 30500 was published in early October. Click here for the full release.
Navajo Nation CPC
US Senator Martin Heinrich was among the dignitaries expected to attend the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation’s 2018 Community Plumbing Challenge, which began October 26 in Thoreau, New Mexico. Click here to read the full release.