As of 2018, one-third of the freshwater sent to residents in Hong Kong is lost in transit. That’s 321 million cubic metres of water lost between reservoirs and user’s taps.
Are you a water-wise engineer considering flexible plumbing pipes and a holistic system that promotes water safety?
If Hong Kong’s 2015 water safety scare taught us anything, it’s that plumbing system design and its components matter.
Discover why Uponor’s PE-Xa pipes are undoubtedly the industry choice for a highly efficient plumbing system and safer water now and into the future.
With outdated water delivery systems still being used in homes and water scarcity becoming more prevalent around the globe today, water damage, wastage and safety are of the utmost concern to homeowners and water-wise engineers alike.
Advances in plumbing technology, and specifically water shut off valves, have made it is possible to address these kinds of issues at a fundamental level.
But, which types of water shut off valves are the best fit for your home or next building project?
Although Hong Kong’s water currently meets local standards of water safety, there is still widespread concern over water quality. There are many factors that can compromise municipal water safety which include sourcing and pipe quality. When it comes to pipe quality, PE-Xa is the most suitable piping solution. Learn why here.