Viega Launches Campaign to
Promote Water Quality and Hygiene..
Water quality campaign encompasses education, design tools,
product system solutions and support for the engineering
Viega launches its water quality campaign, a domestic and global initiative
aimed at educating the industry and providing system solutions to promote water
quality and hygiene for commercial potable water systems.
Viega’s water quality campaign focuses on the Viega system solutions to help the
engineering community design systems that reduce the risk of waterborne
pathogens. Promoting recirculation and keeping water at the correct temperature
can discourage creation of an environment that is conducive to bacteria growth.
Different types of common bacteria, such as Legionella, found in drinking water
systems can cause illness or death.
“This important initiative connects engineers with solutions they need to help
ensure water quality can be maintained throughout commercial potable water
systems,” said Derek Bower, product director, metal systems, Viega. “It’s
Viega’s commitment to promote safe water throughout the U.S. and around the
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Viega’s water quality
initiative includes ongoing training and education seminars
for the engineering community, supported by Viega’s more
than 115 years of global knowledge and experience. Viega
technical managers have made the initiative a top priority,
and are prepared to support customers through the design and
specifying process, installation and for ongoing maintenance
Viega also offers a number of innovative product solutions
to address water quality issues, including the new double
drop elbows and Venturi press inserts, as well as existing
systems like Viega SmartLoop™ for commercial systems.
Combining these product solutions with design strategies
like recirculation, plumbing fixtures to minimize stagnation
and reducing dead legs can make conditions within the
plumbing system less favorable for microbial colonization.
About The Viega Group:
Founded in 1899, The Viega Group manufactures and
distributes the highest quality plumbing, heating and pipe
joining systems in the world. Viega is best known for
innovative press technology systems for industrial,
commercial and residential projects, like Viega ProPress®
for copper and stainless and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero
Lead™ bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega LLC offers
more than 3,000 products in North America. For more
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