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Report on Comments Toward Development of 2023 WE·Stand Now Available for Online Download

Ontario, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2023) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®), developer of the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE•Stand) has posted online the 2023 Report on Comments (ROC) for the 2023 edition of the prospective American National Standard-designated model code. The ROC is the technical committee report on the actions taken by the technical committee accompanied by a ballot statement and one or more comments resulting from public review of the Report on Proposals (ROP).

Interested parties are encouraged to download these documents at the following URL:

https://codes.iapmo.org/docs/2024/WeStand/2023 WEStand Report on Comments.pdf

The WE•Stand is a model code developed by IAPMO to provide minimum requirements that optimize built environment water use practices and corresponding provisions that maintain protection of public health, safety, and welfare. The 2023 edition of this code, scheduled for publication early next year, is being developed through a process accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Thenotification of the ROC availability will also be posted in the ANSI Standards Action for public review. The public review deadline is Oct. 27. Please send any comments to codes-dept@iapmo.org.

Anyone may appeal to the Executive Committee of the WE•Stand in accordance with Section 9.0 of IAPMO’s Regulations Governing Consensus Development of the WE·Stand.

The notification of intent to file a written appeal deadline is Oct. 27.

For questions regarding submitting comments to the WE•Stand, please contact Taylor Duran at (909) 218-8126 or taylor.duran@iapmo.org.


IAPMO develops and publishes the Uniform Plumbing Code®, the most widely recognized code of practice used by the plumbing industry worldwide; Uniform Mechanical Code®; Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code®; and Uniform Solar Energy, Hydronics and Geothermal Code — the only plumbing, mechanical, solar energy and swimming pool codes designated by ANSI as American National Standards — and the Water Efficiency Standard (WE-Stand)™. IAPMO works with government, contractors, labor force, and manufacturers to produce product standards, technical manuals, personnel certification/educational programs and additional resources in order to meet the ever-evolving demands of the industry in protecting public health and safety.

Last modified: September 1, 2023