Uniform Plumbing Code™ 101.2 Purpose
This Code is an ordinance providing minimum requirements and standards for
the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.
Uniform Plumbing Code™ 102.3 Violations
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct,
enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert, demolish, equip, use, or
maintain any plumbing or permit the same to be done in violation of this Code.
International Plumbing Code® 108.7 Unsafe Plumbing
Any plumbing regulated by this code that is unsafe or that constitutes a fire or
health hazard, insanitary condition, or is otherwise dangerous to human life is
hereby declared unsafe. Any use of plumbing regulated by this code
constituting a hazard to safety.
Plumbing code requires compliance with the water heater
manufacturer’s tag. The manufacturer calls for verification
to ensure public safety. Read More...
CODE REQUIRES thermal expansion provisions for
CLOSED SYSTEMS. Read More...
CODE REQUIRES inspection of internal waterways
because the T&P cannot perform as designed or intended
if clogged. Read More...
CODE REQUIRES a tamper-proof outlet because the T&P is
restricted. Read More...
Contractors protect the general public. Failure to perform
to code requirements can unleash a “chain of events.”
Introducing The Safe Plug Relief Valve
|Augusta Utilities Department
Backflow Prevention Device Re-inspection Valve. The T&P
Relief Valve has to be addressed because it is the device that
would ultimately prevent the water heater
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|Pacific Northwest AWWA Bill Stuffer
Focuses on both thermal expansion provisions and
the requirement of the T&P Relief Valve. Both
essential elements of public safety.
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uses a stored water heater is flirting with disaster if the system maintenance is ignored. Plumbing systems have changed due to
code requirements to keep the water safe for drinking! Thermal expansion is addressed in an assortment of literature but the vital
Combination T&P Safety Relief Valve is mostly ignored. The T&P Relief Valve protects the public by venting the water heater if
pressure builds up and this avoids a steam explosion which rockets the water heater through roofs. Schools must perform Safety
Valve Re-Inspection to ensure safety by following manufacturer's literature. It's the law!
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|Water heater emergency safety valves must be maintained.
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