Bad plumbing costs 09 Dec 2012
The lack of licensing in the UK raises some serious issues.
Legionella HACCP plan demonstration 11 Nov 2012
The HACCP approach to managing building water systems for Legionella control has been recommended by the World Health Organization since 2007 and is proposed in ASHRAE 188P.
Grey water reuse in buildings: The Portuguese approach 07 Nov 2012
The Mediterranean climate, which influences a large part of the Portuguese territory, creates specific problems in the management of water resources, whose worsening, in terms of the water balance, is forecast in the short/medium term.
50 Shades of Grey Water Plumbing 06 Sep 2012
worldplumbinginfo.com is leading a global exchange of innovative ideas, onsite experiences and best practice when it comes to managing and implementing grey water systems.
Water supply and drainage for buildings 21 May 2012
The International Symposium on Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings will this year be held in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Symposium will be hosted by the Drainage Research Group at Heriot-Watt University, and will run from 28 to 30 August, 2012.
Drainline poisoning 01 Feb 2012
A drainline in Lahore has been found to be contaminating vegetable crops with heavy metal pollutants.
Changes in water consumption 18 Aug 2011
How urbanisation is changing water consumption and distribution and a new way to combat the problem of dissipating water resources.
Toilets at the Gates 02 Aug 2011
Bill Gates has set his attention to revolutionising the humble toilet in a bid to tackle disease epidemics.
National plumbing regulators forum 2011 09 May 2011
The National Plumbing Regulators Forum (NPRF) held its first conference in two and a half years at the Melbourne Convention Centre, bringing industry leaders and experts together to present and discuss topics that directly affect the plumbing industry. Jonathan Jackson reports on three days of plumbing relevance.
World Plumbing Day 2011 a global success 09 May 2011
Created in 2010 by the World Plumbing Council (WPC), the second World Plumbing Day on 11 March 2011 has been hailed as a success writes Robert D Burgon, Chairman, World Plumbing Council.
The yellow plumber 23 Nov 2010
As the world’s phosphate reserves continue to deplete, there is an opportunity to capture and reuse human urine as an agricultural fertiliser. Dimi Kyriakou investigates a new research initiative to develop the first urine diverting toilets in Australia.
Wastewater breakthroughs in China 15 Jun 2010
Two years ago, scientists from around the world predicted that China would be leading the way in ‘toilet-to-tap” technology. Under the guidance of Professor Siqing Xia of Tongji University, those predictions have come true. Jonathan Jackson spoke with Professor Xia about the implementation of the technology and further research.