World Plumbing Day 2010 23 Feb 2010
The first ever World Plumbing Day is to be celebrated on 11 March, 2010. worldplumbinginfo.com interviewed World Plumbing Council chairman, Robert Burgon to find out what it’s all about.
Thailand gets WPC treatment 11 Feb 2010
Danish Plumbing teacher Benny Wielandt, who won the 2008 WPC Lecturers’/Trainers’ Scholarship, has now submitted the report of his Scholarship visit to Thailand which he made in August 2009.
Plumbing’s response to the Haiti crisis 02 Feb 2010
On 12 January 2010, the small island nation of Haiti was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0. The tragedy brought to attention the poverty, lack of water and basic sanitation and desolation in which the people of this once popular nation reside.
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.
World Plumbing Council to prosper with Prospal 13 Jul 2009
The American Society of Sanitary Engineering recently announced that International President Richard J. Prospal has been elected to the World Plumbing Council’s Executive Board for the term ending September 2011.
WPC strategic plan 14 May 2009
At its meeting in South Korea, in the latter part of 2008, the WPC’s Executive Board arrived at a three-year strategic plan for the organisation, designed not only to build on the achievements of the previous Board, but to increase WPC influence worldwide.
WPC to launch world plumbing day 14 May 2009
At its March meeting in Frankfurt the World Plumbing Council agreed to establish a World Plumbing Day as a means of raising awareness of the important role played by the global plumbing industry.
India introduces plumber training program 14 May 2009
The lack of plumbing infrastructure and a trained, certified workforce has long plagued the citizens of India, for whom 7.5% of deaths each year can be directly attributed to water and sanitation issues.
WPC meets in Frankfurt 14 May 2009
Representatives from nine countries attended a meeting in March of the World Plumbing Council, held in association with the ISH trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany.
WPC co-supports Dry Drains Forum at ISH 04 May 2009
The Dry Drains Forum at the 2009 ISH trade fair in Frankfurt was co-supported by the World Plumbing Council, ISH and www.worldplumbinginfo.com while the sponsors were Caroma and WPC member IAPMO.
Former Vice Chairman honoured 04 May 2009
Michael von Bock und Polach, a Vice-Chairman of the WPC from 1999-2002, is due to retire from his position as Director-General of the German contractor organisation ZVSHK in July 2009 after 32 years’ of service to the organisation.
World Plumbing Council looks to the future 04 May 2009
WPC’s Executive Board arrived at a 3-year strategic plan for the organisation, designed not only to build on the achievements of the previous Board, but to increase WPC influence worldwide.
World Plumbing Conference 2011 04 May 2009
Planning is under way for the 9th World Plumbing Conference which will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from 7-11 September 2011.
Past WPC chairman honoured 16 Feb 2009
Bob Kreutzer, former chairman of the World Plumbing Council was presented with the Council’s Distinguished Service Award at the World Plumbing Conference in Calgary.