Plumbing: Take it personally 11 Nov 2012
Jeff Patchell reports on the recent General Meeting of the World Plumbing Council (WPC) he attended in Brisbane and calls for plumbers to get involved with the WPC.
Grey water reuse in buildings: The Portuguese approach 07 Nov 2012
The Mediterranean climate, which influences a large part of the Portuguese territory, creates specific problems in the management of water resources, whose worsening, in terms of the water balance, is forecast in the short/medium term.
Waterless toilet research 22 Oct 2012
Research sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aims to look into ways to build a waterless toilet for regions lacking sanitation.
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.
50 Shades of Grey Water Plumbing 06 Sep 2012
worldplumbinginfo.com is leading a global exchange of innovative ideas, onsite experiences and best practice when it comes to managing and implementing grey water systems.
Toilets cause damage 28 Aug 2012
A faulty flushing system in toilets in Cincinatti are behind 304 explosions in that city.
Pressure Attenuators - seven years on 28 Aug 2012
Pressure Attenuators, introduced by Studor to the market in 2003 and approved for use in Australia in 2005, have revolutionised multi-storey sanitary drainage in Australia.
40 years of Rinnai in Australia 26 Jun 2012
After 40 years in Australia, Rinnai is still at the manufacturing forefront of heated gas appliances. Jeff Patchell and Jonathan Jackson spoke with Rinnai Australia managing director Greg Ellis with regard to Rinnai’s market leadership and its gas industry outlook.
Drainline transport of waste 26 Jun 2012
John Koeller, the principal of Koeller and Company offers a comparison between washdown and siphonic toilets.
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.