Water Supply

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Water Conserving Tips and Efficient Fixtures

Insights on water-saving and the use of reliable fixtures for building contractors More

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The Science Behind Freezing Water Pipes

Why do hot water pipes freeze and burst more frequently than cold water pipes? More

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Saving Water, Saving Cost

Studies detail the cost savings achieved by using IAPMO's Water Demand Calculator... More

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An App For Right-Sizing Water Pipes

Forget the fixture-unit method; IAPMO’s Water Demand Calculator brings plumbing... More

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Updating the Solar Still

New solar technology could produce clean drinking water for millions in need More

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Hunting Down a Water Leak

It's buried deep in the house and has grown steadily worse until the homeowner can no longer ignore it. It's a water leak that Matt Risinger is helping his friend diagnose on this edition of Risinger Goes Rogue.With absolute candor and an honest willingness to show what it takes - even if it means chasing dead ends, creating a mess, or causing a small flood - Risinger gives us a real-world look at hunting down and fixing a water leak. Along the way, we get a good look at the Flir MR160 Imaging Moisture Meter in action, and take away a few humble reminders of how the materials and methods we choose when remodeling can have some not-so-great, long-term impacts. More

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Wastewater Heat Recovery Systems

Here’s how to make it less expensive to take a shower. More

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California Drought: What Does It Mean for Builders?

California builders see risk and opportunity in the state’s response to a critical water shortage. More

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Best Connection for a Dishwasher Drain Hose

Why you should connect a dishwasher drain line to a sink drain instead of directly... More

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