Leaders search for common ground 25 Feb 2013
More than 60 people from all facets of the plumbing and mechanical industries attended a backflow industry symposium on February 12-13 at IAPMO World Headquarters West that sought to promote discussion and look for solutions on the challenges facing the cross-connection industry today.
Bad plumbing costs 09 Dec 2012
The lack of licensing in the UK raises some serious issues.
Efficiency Label WELL ahead 09 Dec 2012
According to the most recent pronouncements of the EU-Commissioner for the environment Janez Potocnik only water saving taps should be placed in the European market in order to protect the European water resources.
Eliminating resource waste 13 Sep 2012
Presented against the backdrop of a national election that will no doubt shape the future of the construction industry and its products, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and the World Plumbing Council (WPC) recently convened the third Emerging Technology Symposium.
World Plumbing Conference India 2013 26 Jun 2012
The Indian Plumbing Association (IPA) is all set to play the role of perfect host at the 10th World Plumbing Conference, scheduled to be held in New Delhi on 14 and 15 November 2013.
Health and plumbing 26 Jun 2012
To highlight the role plumbing plays in preventing public health hazards, the Plumbing Industry Commission (PIC) has developed a booklet in conjunction with the Department of Health: The role of plumbers in managing current and emerging public hazards. Jonathan Jackson spoke with PIC director Shayne La Combre about the importance of the foundational principles in plumbing.
A life changing opportunity awaits 25 May 2012
For Australian volunteer and Adelaide plumber, Richard Peterson, a gap in practical and technical trade skills in Namibia and a life-long goal of improving water and sanitation knowledge in developing nations, led him to volunteer as a vocational education training adviser – general construction.
World Plumbing Council Education and Training Scholarship 2012 21 May 2012
World Plumbing Council chairman GP Russ Chaney recently announced that applications are invited for the World Plumbing Council Education and Training Scholarship 2012, from individuals involved in plumbing industry training who wish to visit another country for the purpose of researching and furthering plumbing training and skills development.
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.
World Plumbing Day recognised in Parliament 25 Mar 2012
World Plumbing Day had impact around the world and was recognised in several Parliaments. Mr Kelvin Thomas, the Member of Willis in Australia had these kind words to say.
Holding onto Gen Y 18 Aug 2011
No matter where you come from, the division between the generations seems to be growing. What can plumbers do to stop this gulf from widening?