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.
Are you looking for an automated water safety system for your next building project?
Finding the right system that checks all of the boxes can be complicated, but it does not need to be.
Learn about Uponor’s PPM manifolds and how integration with our auto shut off valve makes for a more streamlined solution that offers flexibility, promises water safety and easier installation.
With outdated water delivery systems still being used in homes and water scarcity becoming more prevalent around the globe today, water damage, wastage and safety are of the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?
With major metropolitan areas the likes of drought stricken Cape Town, South Africa (currently under water restrictions of 50L per person daily), and Hong Kong – cited as being more naturally water scarce than parts of the Middle East and Africa – the effective management of depleting water resources and prevention of wastage ranks among the most pressing issues our species faces in the 21st Century.