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Organizations will collaborate to write new standards
NSF Intl. and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance and promote public health and sustainability initiatives within the plumbing industry. The MOU impacts the design, specifications, installation, inspection and regulation of plumbing systems.
Under the MOU, NSF and ASPE will write standards that benefit public health and the environment by supporting each other’s missions: to advance the science of plumbing engineering and human health. This will be accomplished by jointly developing educational resources in addition to promoting conferences and publications that highlight water quality and conservation.
“Together, ASPE and NSF Intl. have the expertise and knowledge to promote and educate others about the importance of innovation and sustainability within the plumbing industry,” said Nasrin Kashefi, general manager of NSF's Plumbing Program.