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JUNE 2021

APRIL 2021




New Guide Addresses Stagnant Water in Buildings with Low Occupancy

IAPMO Renews Participation in U.S. EPA MOU on Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems

IAPMO Supports Launch of Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Dedicated to Clean Water

2020 WaterSense Partners of the Year Announced

Sign Up for WaterSmart Innovations Webinar Series

Department of Energy Announces $80 Million for Innovative Building Technologies and Practices

Register for DOE’s Building Technologies Office Webinars on Life-Cycle Impacts of Buildings

The Alliance for Water Efficiency Seeks Applicants for the Position of President and CEO


DOE Proposes New Showerhead Definition and Test Procedure That Would Reduce Water Efficiency Standards

IAPMO and PICAC Narre Warren Campus First Net Zero Energy Education and Research Facility in Victoria

IAPMO, AWWA to Develop Manual of Recommended Practice

U.S. EPA Releases Final Regulation on Lead Reduction Rule

JUMP into STEM Launches Three New Challenges for Building Energy Efficiency

AG Nessel Announces $600M Preliminary Settlement for Flint Water Civil Lawsuits

IAPMO Seeks Volunteers for Participation on the Building Standards Committee for Development of American National Standards

August 18 Drought Summary

JULY 2020

IAPMO’s Water Demand Calculator Version 2.0 Available for Download

IAPMO, LA Department of Water and Power Sign MOU to Promote Water Conservation Efforts

Alliance for Water Efficiency Releases Water Affordability and Water Conservation Assessment in Detroit, Michigan

IAPMO’s WE•Stand Committee Mourns Passing of Former Chairman Craig Selover

IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2024 UPC, UMC

IAPMO, Special Pathogens Laboratory to Offer ASSE 12080 Training Program

EPA Announces Dynamic New Water Data Transparency Tool

Department of Energy Releases New Funding Opportunity to Validate Novel Building Technology Performance in Public Buildings

New Study Reveals Water-filled Windows Could Make a Huge Splash When It Comes to Saving Energy and Reducing Global Carbon Emissions

ACEEE Report: Cities, States Must Mandate Building Retrofits to Meet Climate Crisis

APRIL 2020

WaterSense Public Comment Period Extended to July 24

IAPMO Holds Technical Committee Meetings for Development of 2021 USHGC and USPSHTC

IAPMO Cancels 2020 Annual Conference, Moves 2022 Event to Charlotte

RPA Executive Director and IAPMO’s Vice President of Advanced Energy Programs Les Nelson Passes Away

IAPMO Applauds Release of NIST Report: Measurement Science Research Needs for Premise Plumbing Systems

IAPMO Seeks Volunteers for Development of National Standard for Hydronic Heating and Cooling System Heat Transfer Fluid Treatment

IAPMO, Industry Partners Reach Out to U.S. Senate Committee with Recommendations on Water Infrastructure Legislation

Cooling with Heat: Hybrid Air Conditioner that Reduces Electricity Consumption



Check Out Our Amazing Lineup of Speakers for EWTS 2020

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Publish New Report on Management of Legionella in Water Systems

IWSH Foundation Invites Submissions to 2020 Scholarship Essay Competition

2020 WE-Stand Public Comment Monograph Available

Local Project Challenge Initiative Honors Community Plumbing Challenge at #WUF10

U.S. DOE Finalizes Rule Clarifying Use of ASHRAE Energy Conservation Standard

Alliance for Water Efficiency Releases Major New Research Study on Drought Response and Water Demands

IAPMO Group Business Units Promote Comprehensive Services at Trade Shows

Joint Committee Governing NSF/ANSI 53 and NSF/ANSI 58 Lowers the Maximum Allowable Lead in Filtered Water from 10 ppb to 5 ppb

EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

Reclamation Provides $40.99 Million in Grants to Improve Water Efficiency

Mark Your Calendars for Fix a Leak Week - Mar. 16-22

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Releases Draft Toolkits for Commercial Buildings

A Message From AWE Chairman Pete Demarco

Whitepaper: Coronavirus in Plumbing Systems: How did the outbreak occur in Hong Kong and is there a risk in the United States?


Registration Open for EWTS 2020

Dr. Richard E. Thorsten, Robert Puente to Deliver Keynote Addresses at Seventh Emerging Water Technology Symposium

Share Your Expertise - Call for Presentations

US Cities Boost Clean Energy Efforts but Few on Track to Meet Climate Goals

WSI Conference & Expo Issues Call for Abstracts

Prevent Lung Cancer: Test Your Home for Radon

KB Home Celebrates a Milestone as It Has Now Delivered Over 137,000 Energy Star® Certified Homes

Trenton Water Works Launches Its Lead Service Line Replacement Program

DOE Publishes Energy Efficiency Standards Following Court Order

Greyter Water Systems, Lennar And Tucson Water Department Team Up To Improve Water Efficiency In Tucson

California Cities Sued for Violating Water Conservation Rules


Deadline to Submit Abstracts for 7th EWTS Extended to Nov. 29

IAPMO Solicits Public Comments for 2021 Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal, Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Codes

Inaugural IWSH Awards Presented to Two Exceptional Supporters

EPA Proposes Updates to Lead and Copper Rule to Better Protect Children and At-Risk Communities

IAPMO Concludes 90th Annual Education and Business Conference

50-State Scorecard Reveals States Are Ramping Up Clean Energy

US Water Alliance Announces US Water Prize 2019 Winners

EPA Recognizes Leaders in Reducing Water Waste

Camden Leaders Release Water Equity Roadmap

IAPMO, WaterAid and Millennium Water Alliance Team for WASH Partnership Event


IAPMO Solicits Public Comments Toward Development of 2020 WE•Stand

IAPMO EGS Receives U.S. EPA Recognition for ENERGY STAR Certification

CPC Indonesia Project Set for Kampung Nelayan Untia in November, May

US Cities Boost Clean Energy Efforts but Few on Track to Meet Climate Goals

IAPMO Seeks USHGC Hydronics Task Group Members

Electricity-free Tech Could Help Cool Buildings in Metro Areas

Federal Officials Announce Priority Actions Supporting Long-Term Drought Resilience

EPA Report Puts Value on Public Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency

NREL Brings Promising High-Efficiency Solar Cell Down to Earth

ASSE International Publishes Two New Listing Evaluation Criteria (LEC) Documents for Drinking Water Treatment Systems

JULY 2019

Indonesia Sustainable Construction & Plumbing Summit 2019 Announced for November

IAPMO Advances Development of 2021 Solar, Hydronics & Geothermal Code and Swimming Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Code During Technical Committee Meetings

IAPMO Announces Commitment to Improve WASH in Healthcare Facilities

EPA Announces Availability of $2.6 Billion in New Funding to Improve Water Infrastructure Across the United States

IAPMO Proudly Supports 2019 National High-Performance Building Week

Water Conservation and Efficiency Priority Among State Legislatures

2019 California Plumbing Code, California Mechanical Code Now Available

WaterSense Releases 2018 Accomplishment Report

MAY 2019

Prominent Organizations Pledge Support for CPC Navajo Mountain

IAPMO Seeks WE•Stand Task Group Members

IAPMO Code Change Monographs Now Available

Mayor Garcetti Launches L.A.'S Green New Deal

Wipes Labeled As 'Flushable' Wreak Havoc on Household Plumbing and Municipal Sewers

WaterSense Home Version 2.0 Specification Released

Southern Nevada On the Cutting Edge of Household Leak Detection and Water Monitoring

AWE Releases Report on State-Level Water Loss Laws in the United States

EPA Announces Availability of $87 Million in Funding to Improve Drinking Water for Schools and Small and Disadvantaged Communities

DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Solid-State Lighting

APANA and Walmart Expand Water Conservation Pilot Program

WaterSense Funding Under Threat... Again

APRIL 2019

Call for Abstracts Issued for 7th Biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium

WE•Stand Technical Committee Meeting Underway at IAPMO Headquarters

IWSH Announces Two New International Volunteering Opportunities

Save the Date for the Solar 2020 Design Challenge

IWSH Foundation Invites Submissions to 2019 Scholarship Essay Competition

IAPMO Seeks Technical Correlating Committee Members

IAPMO Code Change Monographs Now Available

Department of Energy Announces $130 Million for Early-Stage Solar Research Project

New NIBS-NBI Energy Tool to Help Cities Set Framework to Achieve Performance Goals

Utah Offers $100 Rebate to Replace Old Toilets

WaterSense Product Specification Review Updates

EPA Honors 2019 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners


Deadline to Submit Proposals for 2021 Solar, Swimming Pool Codes March 4

New ASSE Professional Qualifications Standard for Legionella Water Management Specialists

DOE Proposes Changing Process to Set Energy Efficiency Standards

WSI Issues Call for Abstracts

Flush Away Water Waste During Fix a Leak Week

2020 Solar Decathlon Participants Announced

Best of KBIS 2019 Award Winners Announced

AWE Research Shows Landscape Transformation Programs Can Stretch Community Water Supplies


Deadline to Submit Proposals for 2020 We-Stand January 29

WaterSense to Review Five Product Specifications

Water Infrastructure Improvement Act Passes Congress

Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

Washington D.C. Passes Building Efficiency and Renewable Energy Policy

Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities Unveils First-of-its-Kind HouseZero Lab & Prototype

U.S. Groundwater in Peril: Potable Supply Less Than Thought

City of San José Adopts Building Performance Ordinance


President Trump Signs Legislation Establishing WaterSense in Perpetuity

Successful Navajo Nation CPC Concludes in Thoreau, New Mexico

BEST 2.0: The Building Efficiency System Tool™ Upgraded

Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don’t Require Sewers or Water Lines

DOE Launches Water Security Grand Challenge

ACEEE 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Stanford Researchers Develop a Rooftop Device That Can Make Solar Power and Cool Buildings

DOE Seeks Comments on Withdrawal of Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Commercial Water Heaters

IAPMO IBT Gains ANAB Accreditation to Conduct ASTM C518 Testing

IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2020 We-Stand


IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2020 We-Stand

United Association Members Donate Toward Navajo Nation CPC

EPA Honors Leaders for Demonstrating Water-Saving Innovation

Eastern Iowa Middle School Students Earn 2017 President's Environmental Youth Award for Water Conservation Project

UC Sets Higher Standards, Greater Goals for Sustainability

Software Tool Could Help Architects Design Efficient Buildings

New Study Demonstrates Water Conservation’s Pay Off for Ratepayers

2018 IAPMO Solar, Swimming Pool Codes Now Available

IWSH Offers Ambassador Program at Navajo Nation CPC


IAPMO Seeks We•Stand™ Task Group Members

LIXIL and P.I.P.E. Step Up as Sponsors for IWSH's Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge

U.S. EPA Updates WaterSense® Specification for Showerheads

Air Conditioning Accounts for About 12% of U.S. Home Energy Expenditures

U.S. EPA Issues Final Rule Revising Flammable Hydrocarbon Charge Sizes

Solar Power Delivers Water to Tens of Thousands of Yemenis

Chemicals That Keep Drinking Water Flowing May Also Cause Fouling

Water Use Across the United States Declines to Levels Not Seen Since 1970

JUNE 2018

California Governor Signs Legislation Establishing Statewide Water Efficiency Goals

The Savings Keep Coming: WaterSense Releases 2017 Accomplishment Report

IAPMO Seeks United States Technical Advisory Group Members to Develop ISO/PC 316 – Water Efficient Products / Banding as an International Standard

IAPMO Again Promotes and Celebrates National High-Performance Building Week

Department of Energy Launches $3 Million Prize Competition to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing

Gov. Rick Snyder: Improved Lead and Copper Rule Will Better Protect All Michiganders, Be A Role Model for the Nation

HVAC&R Companies Urge Ratification of Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol

Giant 'Water Battery' and Solar Planned for Australia University

APRIL 2018

Sixth Emerging Water Technology Symposium Gives Glimpse of Future

ANSI Accredits IAPMO to Act as U.S. Technical Advisory Group Administrator For Development of an International Water Efficiency Standard

Energy Commission Adopts Standards Requiring Solar Systems for New Homes, First in Nation

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

2017 Water Efficiency and Conservation State Scorecard

Report: Facing $1 Trillion in Water Infrastructure Costs, States Aren’t Leveraging Federal Dollars to Weather Coming Storms

Rep. Sewell Introduces Bipartisan Rural Septic Tank Access Act

"Green" Building Certifications on the Rise in Major International Markets

MARCH 2018

Funding to Preserve WaterSense Program Included in Omnibus Spending Bill

Report on Comments (ROC) Toward Development of 2018 USHGC and USPSHTC Now Available for Online Download

New Report Makes the Utility Case for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems

IAPMO Participates in State Department Forum on World Water Day 

Community Celebrates Completion of CPC2017 Projects in Indonesia

IWSH Foundation Invites Submissions to 2018 Scholarship Essay Competition

CaloriSMART Test System Succeeds in Magnetocaloric Cooling

California Acts to Limit Powerful Climate-changing Chemicals

IAPMO Seeks Technical Correlating Committee Members

EPA Honors 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partners of the Year


Sign-on Letter: Administration Again Calls for EPA WaterSense Program's Elimination in 2019

Dr. Peter Williams to Deliver Keynote Address at Sixth Emerging Water Technology Symposium

WaterSense Looks to Update Program for Labeling Water-Efficient Homes

Cape Town Looks to Defeat "Day Zero"

Dan Daniels Assumes Duties as Chairman of IWSH Foundation

Howland Green Introduces the First Net Positive Energy Office Building in Canada

Salesforce Announces Innovative Water Recycling System for Salesforce Tower

New Study: Water Savings Program Results in Significant Energy Efficiency

Managing Legionella and other Pathogenic Microorganisms in Building Water Systems


IAPMO Develops Water Demand Calculator for Residential Buildings

New ASTM International Standard Will Help Increase Accuracy of Thermal Heat Meters

Deadline Approaching to Submit Abstract for 2018 Emerging Water Technology Symposium

European Commission Welcomes Agreement on Energy Performance of Buildings

EPA and the Army Propose to Amend the Effective Date of the 2015 Rule Defining “Waters of the United States”

Kohler Co. Honored as "Green Master"

Study Estimates $13 to $15 billion Boost to U.S. Economy through Water Efficiency

CUWA White Paper: Adapting to Change: Utility Systems and Declining Flows

Statement of ACEEE and ASAP on Federal Plans to Put Updates to Appliance Standards on Ice


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