Water and sanitation paper presented 16 Feb 2009
WPC Chairman Robert Burgon presented a paper “Water and Sanitation - Don’t Forget the Plumbing” at an international workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland earlier this year.
Plumbing sector lead trend 15 Feb 2009
There is a strong movement worldwide to remove various toxic substances from manufacturing processes in the interest of public health.
Protection against product copying 12 Feb 2009
Manufacturers and trade show organizers have strategies to counter the pirating of designs and brands, but the best defence is to refuse to buy copies.
Bacteria used to eat through a fatty problem 12 Feb 2009
Until recently, mechanical methods have been used to clear blockages in sewerage systems caused by fats, oils and greases. But not everyone agrees. A different school of thought is biting into traditional thinking.
Great innovations in sanitary engineering 11 Feb 2009
The 19th Century saw a flourishing of great innovations in sanitary engineering, introducing safe and practical building drainage and plumbing systems on a large scale.
Aircraft plumbing design 10 Feb 2009
Imagine the equivalent of a large cinema crowd needing bathroom access 30,000ft in the sky. Aircraft plumbing designers are turning to distributed systems for solutions.
Plumbing's foot and mouth problem 10 Feb 2009
An investigation into the causes of the UK foot and mouth outbreak, which resulted in the slaughter of at least 60 cattle in 2007, yields the lesson that biosecurity and high-grade plumbing go hand in hand.
International plumbing industry collaboration 08 Feb 2009
CIB W062 provides researchers, product developers and standards writers with a yearly forum for presenting and discussing important issues affecting the plumbing industry.