AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking

Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.

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Publication Date: 
December 18, 2014

The Pressure Is On

Water efficiency and sanitation for a building or campus, whether new construction or retrofit, are best achieved through a whole-building approach, with a proper emphasis placed on connectors that regulate pressure.  

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Protecting the integrity of buildings’ plumbing systems

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Ezra Phillips is director of product management for Zurn Wilkins. Phillips can be reached at ezra.phillips@zurnwilkins.com or 805.226.6220.

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July 18, 2014
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July 18, 2014
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Flare Fitting

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The Mur-lok female flare fitting is available in lead-free brass. Featuring dual EPDM O-rings for leak resistance, the fittings are designed for use in icemakers, office coffee service and other vending applications. They are available in ¼-in. OD quick-connect by ¼-in. female flare.

Countdown to Lead-Free

The Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which passed in 2011, will go into full effect on Jan. 4, 2014. It may come as a surprise that the plumbing industry, through Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI), was a primary proponent of getting this law passed, in the spirit of harmonizing regulations across the U.S.

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Organizations work together to prepare the industry for the low-lead deadline

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Barbara C. Higgens is executive director of Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. Higgens can be reached at bhiggens@pmihome.org or 847.481.5500

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October 16, 2013
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October 16, 2013
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Barbed Fittings

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Thermobarb barbed fittings for use with plastic and rubber tubing and reinforced hose are available in polypropylene, polyethylene, nylon, PVDF and brass, for applications such as laboratories, food and beverage processing, vending equipment, potable water and more. These fittings offer simple connections, with sizes from 1/8- to 1-in. tubing ID in styles including tees, wyes, reducers, connectors, adapters and nipples. Pinch clamps, check valves, clamps and other fittings also are available.

Dual Certification of Gasket, Sealing Products Now Available

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NSF International
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Certification combines testing to NSF/ANSI 61, ASSE 1061 and ASTM F2854 standards

NSF Intl. has certified the first gasket and sealing materials used with push-fit fittings to both the chloramine resistance and tensile strength performance requirements of ASSE 1061 and ASTM F2854.

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Publication Date: 
February 7, 2013

Fittings

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New black fittings for water filtration/softener installations also are suitable for applications in plumbing repair and remodel, marine and RV. Speedfit black fittings are available in ¾- and 1-in. CTS sizes in a variety of configurations. These new additions are lead free, UV resistant and easy to install without the use of tools. Unique patented Lock & Twist technology, featuring a collet with stainless steel gripping teeth and an EPDM O-ring, ensures leak-free connections. Fittings are IAPMO approved, NSF certified and can be used with copper CPVC or PEX pipe.

Sealing Gasket

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The 3505 Gylon Stress Save low-load gasket is designed to seal lightweight metallic, plastic and fiberglass flanges. It creates a tight seal on both flat- and raised-face flanges and provides cold flow, creep resistance, chemical resistance, and high temperature and pressure capabilities. The gasket prevents leaching, delamination and foldover for easy installation and removal, and can be used in food, beverage, pharmaceutical and potable water systems.
 

Expanded Line of Fittings Provides Easy-to-Use Options

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September 11, 2012

New additions to the Speedfit advanced push-fit fitting system bolster an already full line of engineered plastic fitting products for use in plumbing systems and water treatment.

The new black fittings have been specifically designed for water filtration and softener installations; however, they are also suitable for applications in plumbing repair and remodeling, marine and R.V.

The black fittings will be available in ¾- and 1-in. CTS sizes in elbow, tee, union, male and stem elbow configurations.

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www.johnguest.com
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973.808.5600
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973.808.5036
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DesignedWise Products, Inc.

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4N276 Avard Road
West Chicago, IL 60185
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