Water system shares in funding 24 Sep 2009
An innovative water system that mirrors cyclonic storm action to purify water for reuse is the recipient of government funding.
Plumbing technology moves forward 22 Sep 2009
Convened in conjunction with the World Plumbing Council (WPC), the 2010 International Emerging Technology Symposium will bring a range of expertise together to discuss matters of plumbing, health and water efficiency.
Brisbane to go toilet to tap? 18 Sep 2009
Brisbane policy makers should take a leap of faith and advocate for advanced water recycling facilities says Philip Anthony, director of the Orange County Water District, who led development of the world’s largest advanced water recycling facility of its kind in Orange County, California.
Boiler scrappage scheme 16 Sep 2009
Plumbers and plumbing suppliers in the United Kingdom are calling on Government to introduce a scrappage scheme for old boilers.
Flow control outlets for hospitals 31 Aug 2009
Consultants face the challenge of engineering more innovative ways to regulate the water use within buildings, while not impacting on the functionality of the system or providing any adverse health risk.
Plumbing Dictionary 27 Aug 2009
The American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) recently released the updated and revised version of the Plumbing Dictionary 6th Edition.
ISH Kitchen and Bath Middle East re-scheduled to autumn 2010 26 Aug 2009
Individual talks and strategic sessions with the key players in the sanitary and kitchen industries led to the conclusion that the timing for the upcoming ISH Kitchen and Bath Middle East edition, which was to be held at the Dubai International Convention &
Exhibition Centre from September 27-29, 2009, would instead be preferred in 2010.
Mobile toilets for 2010 Expo 21 Aug 2009
To cope with the demand for toilet facilities during the 2010 World Expo, the Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau will set up 49 sets of mibile toilets.
Building valves industry posts considerable decrease in first half-year 19 Aug 2009
The German building valves industry was hit by a nominal total drop in turnover of 17 per cent in the first six months of this year. That is the half-year balance of the branch organized in the VDMA Valve Manufacturers’ Association. The manufacturers of German building valves were unable to continue with the balanced results from the previous year.
Australia a leader in tackling water problems 18 Aug 2009
A combination of strong community effort to conserve water and a multi-billion dollar infrastructure program have set Australia at the international forefront in managing urban water systems.
Hard water clogs showerheads 14 Aug 2009
The first results of a major new study on the effects of water softeners in the home have shown that untreated hard water can rapidly lead to clogged showerheads, in some cases possibly as soon as a year and a half of regular use.
Plumbing Heating Cooling and Contracting industry response to recession 12 Aug 2009
In the US where the economic downturn hit hardest, businesses across all industries has been slow. For many the key to riding out the recession has been to batten down the hatches and focus on strengths. www.worldplumbinginfo.com spoke to two members of the United States national Association of the Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors (PHCC) to get their thoughts.
India fights hard against recession 12 Aug 2009
Despite being hurt by a slowdown in the plumbing sector, India's contractors have only marginal concern. www.worldplumbinginfo.com spoke to Essenco Bangalore managing director Sudhakaran Nair for his views.