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The Value of Water Campaign released an economic impact analysis it commissioned to understand how investments in the nation's water infrastructure affects economic growth...more...

Water-saving strategies such as lower-flow fixtures have become a vital tool in the conservation movement and in green buildings. But like many advances, even positive...more...

There is a notion being propagated by importers of Chinese-made cast iron soil pipe and fittings that the use of “virgin” pig iron as a...more...

The male standard thread-double male reducing adapter are made of lead free cast brass in compliance with the federal SDWA. Male National Standard Thread (MNST)...more...

As many as 26 households in South Sioux City, Neb. were displaced and living in hotels for several months due to sewer gas that city...more...

On Jan. 24, President Donald Trump made good on two of his campaign promises by signing executive orders to revive the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.

Both...more...

One Equity Partners announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Anvil International, a leading North American manufacturer of high quality...more...

The Bonomi Group is now offering a more advanced and compact lead-free package in the U.S. and Canada. The new 8E864 Series package meets all...more...

Viega introduced 12 new reducer and union options for the Viega MegaPress and MegaPressG systems, for schedule 5 to schedule 40 carbon steel piping systems...more...

Future U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (NY) said Nov. 30 that Congress could possibly reach an agreement with President-elect Donald Trump to pass a...more...

Jim Hengehold, senior vice president – Powell Engineering will retire at year’s end.

Hengehold began his career with Powell in 1980 as a project engineer....more...

It all began in a small warehouse right outside Fort Worth, Texas. That is — when two friends Harry Cohn and Clyde Gregory founded Cohn &...more...

The TP123 Pneumatic Test Plug is the newest addition to the GT Water Products, Safe-T-Seal Test Plug offering. It has a wide-reaching expansion capacity of...more...

A new brochure from Aquatherm North America discusses how its piping system is the only piping system in North America that can directly contribute to...more...

One of the most keenly felt needs in today’s industrial world is the lack of skilled employees – 2.7 million people will retire by 2025...more...

With 90 days left before Election Day, a national poll released Aug. 9 by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers found that half of registered voters...more...

The Kentucky Plumbing Code Committee voted to amend the Kentucky Plumbing Code, removing a requirement to use cast-iron piping in buildings over 45 feet in...more...

Revit and AutoCAD MEP are the most recent building design programs to use Viega solutions.

"These programs help determine any potential issues that may arise...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to welcome Tyler Pipe & Coupling to the Society’s Affiliate Sponsor Program.

ASPE’s Affiliate Sponsor Program provides...more...

After a nearly two-year evaluation, the NIRON PP-RCT pipe and fittings system has passed the rigorous Massachusetts approval process for plastic piping.

NIRON has received...more...

The scorched-earth approach taken by both parties in the presidential primaries will make reconciliation impossible. What happened to the days where Republican Ronald Reagan could...more...

These copper press fittings provide water and airtight sealing for industrial, commercial and residential applications and are compatible with most press tools. Developed for use...more...

It’s 2:00 a.m. on a Monday morning, and the alarm sounds at a copy machine retail store. The facility’s maintenance technician arrives minutes later to...more...

The Flo-E-Centric plug valves are round-port eccentric plug valves designed in compliance with ANSI/AWWA C517-09.  The body, bonnet and plug (NBR encapsulated) are constructed of...more...

NIBCO INC. announced that it has acquired the valve assets of Webstone Co., Inc. The transaction was finalized on May 23, 2016. The new business...more...

Demand for behind-the-wall plumbing products is projected to advance 6.5 percent annually to $12.4 billion in 2020.

Behind-the-wall plumbing products comprise the pipe and fittings...more...

Flomatic Corp. introduces the new Model 5400 Flo-E-Centric® plug valves. The Flo-E-Centric® plug valves are round-port eccentric plug valves designed in compliance with ANSI/AWWA C517-09.  The...more...

The Reducing Coupler is available in 1/2" x 3/8" CTS size for use in the domestic plumbing market. Manufactured from high-quality engineered plastic with an...more...

New sizes have been added to the Model 816 Ward Check Valves and Model 16 Ward Strainer line up in ASTM 316 stainless steel or...more...

F.W. Webb Company, which is marking its 150th anniversary this year, is now in the water works business. F.W. Webb announced March 8 it has formed the...more...

AquaPEX reclaimed water tubing for reclaimed water (graywater) systems is available in sizes up to 2". The complete offering, which features the flexibility, corrosion resistance,...more...

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver outlined on Feb. 9 an estimated $55-million public works project expected to begin within a month to remove Flint's lead-contaminated pipes from...more...

Flint, Mich., is certainly not the first U.S. city to see its water contaminated by aging pipes. And, unless the many American cities with aging...more...

The T/S-2102NL No Lead Forged Brass Full Port Ball Valve with Drain is ideal for maintenance and freeze protection. The valve isolates a branch or...more...

Leaky pipes, less revenue and bad odors are a few of the unintended consequences of fighting the California drought, according to a Los Angeles Times article.

“Shorter...more...

These code-listed, commercial-grade, PEX-to-PEX, fullport ball valves are available in ½ to 2 inch sizes and are appropriate for non-potable PEX piping applications. In addition,...more...

Introducing a series of new quarter-turn commercial sillcocks equipped with an integral vacuum breaker (ASSE 1011): the T-541 rough brass, T-548 satin-finished brass, and T-549...more...

A recent episode of “Manufacturing Marvels” shown on Fox Business News, featured a segment on Forged Components Inc.

If you missed the news segment,...more...

There’s one place with near-constant running water that can be tapped for energy without causing environmental problems: cities’ drinking water pipe. LucidEnergy, a Portland, Oregon-based...more...

The F.W. Webb Company is announcing an innovative polypropylene pipe and fitting system for commercial, institutional and industrial needs. Making its debut domestically after more...more...

On May 12, the Virginia Blue Ridge Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) hosted a “table top” at its monthly meeting held at Bulls Steakhouse...more...

New additions to the Speedfit advanced push-fit fitting system include CTS fittings that have been specifically designed for plumbing, plumbing repair and remodel. They are...more...

Certa-Lok C905/RJ PVC pipe is a non-metallic, mechanically-restrained joint system designed for use in potable and reclaimed water, fire protection and

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Elkhart, Ind. – NIBCO INC. promoted Ashley Martin to general manager – PEX of its Lebanon, Ohio, manufacturing facility, reporting to Steve Malm, president and...more...

When designing the above ground cast iron hubless piping system for a building, many engineers and contractors make a common but potentially disastrous mistake: they...more...

Female Connector in 3/8-inch O.D. x 9/16-24 Compression Threads. The Female Connector threads onto chrome supply valves and 3/8-inch compression threads. It can be used...more...

There are six new ProPEX lead free brass CPVC adapter fittings for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems....more...

Fairfield, N.J. – John Guest USA has introduced new additions to its Speedfit advanced push-fit fitting system. The new additions bolster an already full line...more...

PEX-a Pipe Support is now available in sizes up to 3½ inches for suspended piping applications in commercial PEX plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems....more...

Expanded PVF product line includes addition of Schedule 40 stainless steel nipples for use in both sanitary and industrial applications ranging from dairy and food...more...

The new Compact Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valve (Compact-P) TA Series 7CP advances hydronic balancing with its compact size and

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The new FlashShield withstands nearly 95 percent of simulated direct lightning strikes, while other conductive CSST competitors withstand only five percent,

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The Suction Diffuser utilizes patent pending Flow Cone technology to provide ideal flow conditions for the pump, retaining as much

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WICHITA, Kan. – Viega announces vertical integration of its PEX tubing manufacturing process. The company’s resource consolidation includes producing resin and extruding PEX tubing, which...more...

Apple Valley, Minn. — Uponor North America is expanding its manufacturing facility here beginning late spring 2015, with completion expected by Dec. 1, 2015. The...more...

Franklin Park, Ill. – Facility Executive Magazine recently announced its 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards program winners. Sloan Valve Company received top honors in the Plumbing...more...

CLEVELAND — The Lubrizol Corporation will showcase its FlowGuard Gold Pipe and Fittings and BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems brands at this year’s National Association of...more...

By David A. Chasis

Taking a cue from Kermit the Frog who lamented, “It’s not easy being green,” I will explain how incorporating sustainable plastic...more...