PVC Hose

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Dura-Pure reinforced PVC hose features a polyester spiral yarn enabling high-pressure applications of both fluid and compressed gases. It meets U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements and is NSF-61-certified, making it suitable for use with food and beverage applications. It is lightweight, flexible and phthalate-free.

Vinyl Tubing

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Suitable for low-pressure fluid-transfer operations, Vinyl-Flex offers NSF-61 certification for use in potable water and beverage applications. It offers flexibility and chemical resistance. This tubing is available in 50-ft or 100-ft lengths and in a broad range of diameters.

WQA Emphasizes CCR Availability for Homeowners

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Water Quality Assn.
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The required annual reports can educate communities on water quality

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) urges homeowners concerned about their local public water system's water quality to utilize their municipality’s Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). The U.S.

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July 1, 2016

Polyethylene Tubing

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Imbibe tubing is NSF-61-certified for use in drinking water and food preparation. Extruded of linear low-density polyethylene, it is flexible, is chemically inert and provides users the ability to use push-to-connect, compression or hose barb fittings. Its broad temperature range and variety of sizes ensure that installers have the correct tubing for their application. This tubing is manufactured in Milford Center, Ohio. 

Tackle Household Leaks During EPA's 'Fix a Leak Week'

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EPA
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The average American household leaks more than 10,000 gal of water every year

Each year in the U.S., leaks rob homes of more than 1 trillion gal of water. To help Americans stop water waste, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program is challenging Americans to become "leak detectives" during the eighth annual Fix a Leak Week, March 14 to 20, 2016.

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February 17, 2016

Pipe Bursting Risk Extends to Commercial, Industrial Buildings

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WaterSignal
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Preventive tips and best practices for the cold winter months

While frozen pipe is traditionally associated with single-family homes, it also can cause havoc with commercial, institutional and multi-family buildings.

With winter’s freezing temperatures likely to stick around another month, WaterSignal, the manufacturer of a system that sends real-time water usage data and alerts to building owners/managers, is providing recommendations to safeguard pipe in unheated areas before it cause freeze and cause messy, often expensive issues.

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January 27, 2016
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Why Your Pipes May Be At Risk to Burst

NSF Intl. Verifies First Environmental Product Declaration for Water, Sewer Pipe

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NSF Intl.
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ISO-compliant, industry-wide EPD covers PVC water and wastewater piping

The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Assn. (PVCPA) published the first North American industry-wide environmental product declaration (EPD) for water and sewer piping, and it has been verified by NSF Sustainability, a division of NSF Intl.

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May 20, 2015

Pressure Boosting System

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The Inline 400 pressure boosting system is a compact and economical solution to most water pressure improvement needs. The system couples a pump and motor with simple flow-based controls to provide a typical water pressure boost of up to 40 psi, depending on the application’s need. The unit’s symmetrical design allows for easy installation, mounting either vertically or horizontally to fit within most existing plumbing configurations, including those with limited space. 

Impending Thaw May Cause Pipe Breaks, Leaks

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WaterSignal
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Expert recommends proactive strategies to monitor water usage data

While most of the country braces for more snow and ice, adding onto an already recordbreaking season, the water infrastructure is cracking below. As a result, when the thaw does come, pipe may break above and below ground, causing massive water loss and high utility costs.

Costs can be substantially higher for commercial, multifamily and institutional properties if proactive steps are not being taken.

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March 12, 2015

PMI Outlines 10 Reasons Why Plumbing Matters

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Plumbing Manufacturers Intl.
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In celebration of World Plumbing Day, the list outlines health, safety and water sustainability benefits

Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI), whose members produce about 90% of the nation’s plumbing products, developed 10 reasons why plumbing matters for the celebration of World Plumbing Day on March 11.

The 10 reasons are:

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March 9, 2015
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