As reported in previous posts below, the next edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), incorporated by reference into many state water safety regulations, is in the middle of its 3-year revision cycle. The current edition is the 2018 UPC. The landing page for IAPMO standards action is linked below:
IAPMO Group should be posting the public input monograph for the 2021 edition of the IPC any day now; as indicated on the technical committee guidance document for the code development meetings to take place April 29 – May 2 in Denver, Colorado. Information about those meetings are available at the link below:
We encourage our colleagues in the Denver region to attend.
We have been tracking several proposals that deal with the nature and number of water closets and venting systems in education facilities; school food preparation and sewage systems; and piping materials for all occupancy classifications. The original proposals appear in the 854-page document linked below:
We encourage academic unit facility managers, front line plumbing tradespersons, their shop foremen and others who have “nuts and bolts” experience with plumbing systems in education facilities to become engaged in the IAPMO code development process. War stories, operating data and solutions that reduce #TotalCostofOwnership always welcomed by ANSI accredited standards developers.
You may communicate directly with IAPMO’s standards staff here: IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials) 4755 E. Philadelphia Street Ontario, CA 91761 Office: (909) 472-4241 Gabriella Davis firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also place this standard, and all other water safety and sustainability standards on the agenda of our monthly Water Safety and Sustainability teleconferences. See our CALENDAR for the next online teleconference. Use the login credentials at the top of our home page to join.
Issue: [12-59] and [17-299]
Colleagues: Eric Albert, Ron George, Richard Robben, Larry Spielvogel
Standards California, Standards Colorado
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