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Give me Relevance, or Give me…

It seems as if every industry has its own special motto from “location, location, location,” to “the customer is king,” to “service with a smile.” I certainly feel an industy association’s motto serving to encapsulate the spirit behind the value offered should be “relevance is everything.” Not to confuse this with PMI’s vision statement which is “Safe, responsible plumbing. Always,” it is imperative to recognize that inherent to our value proposition is the subject of relevancy.

PMI Works for You: Here, There, and Everywhere

PMI staff and consultants draw upon relationships built over the span of our careers to provide answers to your questions. The networks we have made and nurtured, enable us to pick up the phone for instant results. While we may not have an immediate answer, we know just whom to call to get it for you.

National Conference of State Legislatures Publishes Web Content on Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures

The National Conference of State Legislatures now has a web page dedicated to water-efficient plumbing fixtures, which have proved to be effective in reducing indoor water use in residences and businesses. Demonstrating the rising importance of saving water across the nation through safe and responsible plumbing, this page is a useful resource, particularly in states such as California experiencing water shortages due to drought.

Water Crisis Requires All Hands on Deck

In response to drought, aging infrastructure and other conditions threatening water supplies in California and other states, Representatives Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.) wrote an op-ed for The Hill calling for bi-partisan support to authorize the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, and to “make implementation of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act a priority.”

PMI Urges Immediate Use of EPA WaterSense Products in California

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) appreciates and applauds Governor Jerry Brown’s April 1 executive order, as the need for water savings in California has never been greater due to severe drought conditions. PMI, however, is concerned that the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) emergency regulations call for products with maximum flow rates far below approved WaterSense levels and, in the case of 1.2 gallons per minute (gpm) residential lavatory faucets, products that do not widely exist.

Kohler Co. Joins Change the Course Campaign to Support Water Restoration Efforts #WhyPlumbingMatters

#WhyPlumbingMatters Campaign contribution via @Benzinga breaking news and @Kohler

Kohler Co. has joined forces with Change the Course, a first of its kind water sustainability campaign to support water flow restoration projects in the Colorado River Basin. Kohler’s participation is yet another example of the company’s sustainability efforts which includes driving awareness of water-related issues and encouraging consumers to take action. Kohler’s effort, communicated through its Believing in Better platform, has been recognized many times over by the EPA WaterSense program, U.S. Green Building Council and other sustainability-focused organizations.