American Standard Brings Safer Sanitation to rural Haiti

Watch this video about Fred’s trip to Haiti and the installation of the first SATO in the Western Hemisphere.

Hands-On Help for Haiti

Fred C. Schilling and future Haitian Plumber
Fred C. Schilling and future Haitian Plumber

IAPMO’s OFFICIAL magazine reports on Fred Schilling’s latest trip to Haiti.

Fred Schilling donates his time and considerable expertise to help Haitian people obtain safe, clean drinking water…

Read the full article (Sept/2012) (2.5MB PDF)

Also, follow Fred’s latest mission to Haiti (June/2013), bringing suitcases filled with plumbing tools for the graduating plumbing apprentices at Haititec, working with World Water Partners, advancing education with hands-on instruction. Read more… (950kb PDF)

Hope for Haiti

Hope for Haiti Jed ScheuermannJed Scheuermann, Humanitarian, Teacher, Plumber, and IAPMO Board of Directors member shares his skills and his heart with the people of Haiti. Read about his work to restore clean water to Lilavois Hospital.

Also, follow Jed’s latest mission to Nepal, working with the Worldskills Foundation. View Video on YouTube


Doctors and plumbers share many of the same goals

2014-03-26-01.26.03     Read more about how Plumbers Without Borders worked with a passionate group of volunteer doctors, nurses, and medical team in Ethiopia, to advance the condition of the surgical facilities and to help build a much-needed dialysis unit in a regional hospital in Addis Ababa….


Local community organizations working together….

In 2013, thanks to an outpouring of professional plumbers volunteering to rebuild a community hit by foreclosures, Habitat for Humanity – Seattle/ King county, partnered with Plumbers Without Borders and together they helped several families to attain home ownership and enjoy living in safe and healthy homes.

Dom & Fred - photo taken by Allen Schauffler - Dec-2012     20120706_110842  20120706_121106

Community Plumbing Challenge 2015 was an initiative of The IAPMO Group and World Plumbing Council….

Randy Lorge
Randy Lorge, Plumbing Instructor and Team Leader: India -2015

hosted and facilitated by the Indian Plumbing Association, and sponsored by WorldSkills Foundation.

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Plumber’s pipe dream of helping others comes true in Haiti…..

for Jeff Morgan of Morgan Miller Plumbing….


J & K Plumbing of Auburn

J & K Plumbing of Auburn
Jerry Church & J & K Plumbing – A family business for over 30 yrs

J & K Plumbing of Auburn, WA, is highly proficient in all phases of plumbing and re-piping. Jerry Church, along with his family-run service has been donating their time and skills to help change lives for the better in our community, through their work with Habitat for Humanity, Seattle/King County. They have generously given their services, pro-bono, to help families in need. Thank you Jerry!

(Jerry is also the President of the Plumbing, Heating, & Cooling Contractors of Washington.)

 Bob Larson Plumbing of Tacoma

Bob Larson Plumbing of Tacoma, WA , friendly and knowledgeable in all types of plumbing, commercial and residential has been graciously donating his time to help Habitat for Humanity in the Seattle-Tacoma area. Thank you Bob!

Visit Bob Larson Plumbing of Tacoma Online

Prima Plumbing

Prima PlumbingPrima Plumbing, located in Seattle, WA is helping families get a fresh start, by donating their time and energy to Habitat for Humanity’s local Rehab projects. Prima Plumbing’s Larry Fischer takes great personal pride in being a part of the caring and sharing of this community effort.

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Chris Knippa, the owner of Kinetico San Antonio, an independent Kineticodealer in Texas has made 3 trips to Uganda so far, bringing clean water to 4000 people. Read more about his inspiring work…

Price-Rite Plumbing

Harry FarrellChanging lives, abroad, and at home! Harry Farrell has been working and inspiring other Plumbers in his own community for years ! The vision to be part of the solution in the developing world came when Harry made a special trip to Sierra-Leone where he saw first hand, the devastating effect of lack of water and inadequate sewage systems.

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steamfitterSept/ 2015 : From

Dominic Petersen explains to Amity Hinchey that he will have to replace a broken part he found in her furnace. Petersen participated in the Heat’s On program, in which members of the Steamfitters and Plumbers Local 464 inspected furnaces and smoke detectors for the elderly. More than 100 local steamfitters fanned out across the city Saturday to help elderly homeowners get their furnaces in shape before cold weather moves in.


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