Check out these upcoming Chapter networking events
On July 21, ASPE's Southwest Ohio Chapter AYPs will be watching FC Cincinnati take on the NY Red Bulls at UC Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m., and on July 23, ASPE's Washington, D.C. Chapter is hosting a golf outing at Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana, Maryland, starting at 7:30 a.m. Go to aspe.org/chapterevents to learn how to participate in these and other local events.
2018 CPDT exam is being held on October 25 and 26
ASPE's Certified Plumbing Design Technician (CPDT) program is specifically for professionals who are just starting out in their plumbing design career and is considered a precursor to the Certified in Plumbing Design (CPD) credential. You can find more information, exam preparation advice, the CPDT Study Guide, and registration for the 2018 exam at aspe.org/cpdt. To learn how the CPDT can help accelerate your career, read our case study at bit.ly/2JAXETx.
McWane Plumbing Group renews its ASPE Affiliate Sponsorship
The McWane Family of Companies includes AB&I Foundry and Tyler Pipe & Coupling, both leading U.S. manufacturers of cast iron soil pipe and fittings. ASPE's Affiliate Sponsors comprise a crucial group of manufacturers and service providers who are essential in helping plumbing engineers design the most technologically advanced plumbing systems. To learn more, visit aspe.org/affiliates.
July is Smart Irrigation Month
On July 10, the Irrigation Association will kick off Smart Irrigation Month, an annual campaign designed to promote the social, economic, and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products, and services.
U.S. water use falls to a 45-year low
The decrease in water use continues a trend that started in 2010, according to a new USGS report. Thermoelectric power generation, irrigation, and public supply represented 90 percent of total withdrawals. More>>
IAPMO seeks Plumbing Standards Committee members
Volunteers with technical background in plumbing and mechanical systems are needed to help develop new and existing standards in the U.S. and Canada. The deadline to apply is August 3. More>>
NSF publishes new water treatment standard
NSF/ANSI 244 establishes minimum requirements for supplemental mechanical water filtration devices designed to reduce microorganisms from municipal drinking water systems during the period between a water-supply contamination and a boil-water advisory. More>>
Registration is open for AHR Expo 2019
The AHR Expo is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI and is held concurrently with ASHRAE's Winter Conference. Next year it is being held in Atlanta on January 14–16.
BREEAM New Construction Standard to launch in the U.S. in 2019
HOK is partnering with the Building Research Establishment to provide input and advice on adapting the BREEAM New Construction standard for the American market. More>>
New PPI committee focuses on polypropylene pressure pipe
The Polypropylene Pressure Pipe Steering Committee is tasked with helping update and harmonize product standards, publishing research, developing online calculators, and creating educational content about PP materials and systems. More>>
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