Trade Groups—
Following is a listing of some of the trade associations representing products used in the water supply and wastewater industries.
The services offered by these associations varies widely but, in general, they have helpful publications available, will provide limited technical assistance, and can provide referrals for further sources of information.
Concrete Pipe:
American Concrete Pipe Association
www.concrete-pipe.org
1303 W. Walnut Hill Lane Suite 305
Irving, TX 75038
1-972-506-7216
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Assoc.
www.acppa.org
11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 309
Reston, VA 22091
1-703-391-9135
Clay Pipe:
National Clay Pipe Institute
www.ncpi.org
PO Box 759
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
1-262-248-9094
Cast and Ductile Iron Pipe:
Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute
www.cispi.org
5959 Shallowford Rd, Suite 419
Chattanooga, TN 37421
1-423-892-0137
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association
www.dipra.org
245 Riverchase Parkway East, Suite O
Birmingham, AL 35244
1-205-402-8700
Plastic Pipe:
Plastics Pipe Institute
www.plasticpipe.org
105 Decker Ct. Suite 825
Irving, TX 75062
1-469-499-1044
Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association
www.uni-bell.org
2711 LBJ Freeway Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75234
1-972-243-3902
Steel Pipe:
Steel Tube Institute of North America
www.steelinstitute.org
2510 Waukegan Rd. Suite 172
Glenview, IL 60025
1-847-461-1701
Valves:
Valve Manufacturers Association of America
www.vma.org
1050 17th Street, NW, Suite 280
Washington, D.C. 20036
1-202-331-8105
American Backflow Prevention Association
www.abpa.org
P.O. Box 3051
Bryan, TX 77805
1-979-846-7606
Pipe Installation:
National Utility Contractors Association
www.nuca.com
4301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 360
Arlington, VA 22203
1-703-358-9300
North American Society for Trenchless Technology
www.nastt.org
c/o Losi & Ranger, PLLC
7445 Morgan Rd.
Liverpool, NY 13090
1-703-351-5252
Steel Tanks:
Steel Plate Fabricators Association
www.steeltank.com
570 Oakwood Rd.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
1-847-438-8265
Society for Protective Coatings
www.sspc.org
40 24th St., 6th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
1-412-281-2331
Metering:
Automatic Meter Reading Association (Utilimetrics)
www.utilimetrics.org
Utilimetrics Headquarters
1400 E. Touhy Avenue Suite #258
Des Plaines, IL 60018
1-847-480-9628
Fluoridation of Drinking Water:
Contact your state health department or:
American Dental Association
www.ada.org
211 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
1-312-440-2500
Chemicals:
The Chlorine Institute
www.cl2.com
1300 Wilson Blvd.
Rosslyn, VA 22209
1-703-741-5760
National Lime Association
www.lime.org
200 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22203
1-703-243-5463
Salt Institute
www.saltinstitute.org
700 N. Fairfax Street
Fairfax Plaza, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-703-549-4648
Treatment:
International Ozone Association
www.int-ozone-assoc.org
P.O. Box 28873
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
1-480-529-3787
International Ultraviolet Assoc.
www.iuva.org
P.O. Box 28154
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
1-480-544-0105
Suitability of chemicals to be added to, or in contact with potable water:
Check first with your state health department or public water supply agency. Or contact:
NSF International
www.nsf.org
789 N. Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48113-0140
1-800-NSF-MARK (673-6275)
1-734-769-8010