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Abu Dhabi Unveils Uniform Plumbing Code.

Summary: ABU DHABI - The Environment Agency u Abu Dhabi (EAD) has published the first Uniform Plumbing Code u Abu Dhabi and the Guide for Water Supply and Sanitation for the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

This is in line with Abu Dhabi's efforts to achieve maximum efficiency in water consumption and under the direction of the Executive Council of C Abu Dhabi.

The Code, developed by EAD and its partners, is considered to be one of the most comprehensive and technologically-advanced plumbing codes C ever developed.

It addresses the needs of Abu Dhabi, while providing a sustainable process for future development, the EAD said.

The Code will help to dramatically reduce water consumption in the emirate by detailing the specifications and design required for water supply and sanitation technologies, including for public restrooms and restrooms adjacent to mosques.

It will help to enhance use of solar technology C for domestic water C heating as well as vacuum drainage systems that provide an alternate C method of waste removal, grey and black water waste systems and reduction of wastewater requiring treatment as a result of water conservation.

The 2009 edition of the code is based on the 2006 International Uniform Plumbing Code, that represents the most C current approaches in the plumbing field.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Mar 25, 2009
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