The International Plumbing Code and the Uniform Plumbing Code contain sections addressing flushing and chlorine disinfection of potable water distribution systems. However, no industry standards tell plumbing professionals how to do it.
Dr. Roy B. Hunter spent three decades researching inexpensive ways to provide indoor plumbing. Read on to learn his 22 basic principles that became the foundation for the later development of a modern-day national plumbing code.
In this month’s column, learn how the term “gaslighting” came about and how gas pressure affects gas lights. Plus, IAPMO is looking for comments on the new versions of the Water Efficiency Standard; the Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code; and the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code.
The debate continues on whether corrugated stainless-steel tubing is a safe distribution method for fuel gas. The answer depends on the application. Read on to discover the history and uses of this flexible product.