WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) is the latest plumbing industry organization to join the World Plumbing Council (WPC). The WPC is an international membership association that aims to achieve the best possible plumbing for the world through the growth and development of the world’s plumbing industries.
Established in 2000, the WPC has at least one organizational (Full or Affiliate) member in 41 countries. Full members are mainly national level plumbing industry associations and unions, while Affiliate members include contractors, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, service providers and academic institutions. IWSH joins the WPC as an Affiliate member, following a variety of community plumbing and corporate social responsibility-based collaborations with WPC members around the world over the past five years. A list of countries and organizations represented by the WPC may be found at https://www.worldplumbing.org/countries-represented/.
“The World Plumbing Council is pleased to welcome IWSH as a member, as it complements the WPC’s mission of humanizing the health benefits of plumbing,” said WPC Chair/UA Director of Plumbing Services Thomas Bigley.
The potential for these collaborations has come into sharper focus against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic through the first half of 2020, when the WPC Executive Board connected IWSH with member organizations in Zambia, Rwanda, and South…