Community Plumbing Challenge brings safe water and sanitation to Navajo families this week
“It is going to be an exciting week, and we are going to change some families’ lives for the better,” says
ASPE Wisconsin Chapter member Randy Lorge, who was recently appointed Director of Workforce Training and Development for The IAPMO Group. You can follow this week’s CPC project on Facebook and Instagram and learn more about it at iwsh.org.
Texas governor promises to extend the State Board of Plumbing Examiners
The board was in danger of being shut down after state lawmakers failed to pass legislation that would have extended the agency's life. More>>
Ontario plumbers strike for first time in more than 30 years
The walkout is due to a breakdown in negotiations between the Ontario Pipe Trades Council and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Ontario regarding changes to working hours and hiring halls. More>>
HITS 2019 Conference is being held in Buffalo on August 6–8
ASPE's AYP Liaison to the Board of Directors, Christoph Lohr, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, ASSE 6020, will be presenting a session on plumbing for healthcare at this conference that focuses on methodologies that reduce healthcare-associated infections. Registration is open at hitsconsortium.org.
NSF adds requirements for PFOA and PFOS testing and certification to drinking water standards
To comply with NSF/ANSI 53: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Health Effects or NSF/ANSI 58: Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Treatment Systems, a device must reduce PFOA and PFOS concentrations in water to below 70 parts per trillion. More>>