Week 4 of 2022 Building Safety Month puts the focus on systems built to protect water quality Clean water is the world’s most precious commodity. According to World Health Organization estimates as of June 2019, 785 million people lacked even a basic drinking-water service, including 144
million people who are dependent on surface water. Building, plumbing and green codes help guard our potable water for future generations through proper construction, conservation and safe disposal. Code officials are vigilant protectors of our water supply. Because of their dedicated service, you can turn on the tap in your home and draw sufficient, clean water. It is important to understand where your water comes from and what’s being done to protect the water you use every day. Read more here.