A major industry forum and technical day to recognize and celebrate World Plumbing Day was held in the Philippines at the Hotel Crowne Plaza, Manila hosted by Atlanta Industries, a leading Piping company of the Philippines & Lubrizol Advanced Materials India, More than 190 plumbing industry representatives attended the event from the Board of Master Plumbers, the Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineers and the Bureau of Fire Protection of Philippines. Mr. Manish Jain from Lubrizol and a National Executive member of the Indian Plumbing Association gave a technical presentation on FlowGuard CPVC Hot & Cold Water Plumbing systems and BlazeMaster CPVC Fire sprinkler systems. Following which he played the Video of a special World Plumbing Day message given by Mr. Sudhakaran Nair, Chairman –World Plumbing Council, which was well appreciated by all present. Mr. Virgilio Simbulan – Former President of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and a consulting Engineer delivered the key note address highlighting the need for saving water. He also shared the vision of Mr. Sudakaran Nair WPC Chairman as shown in the video presentation.

Mr. Nelson Se, Chairman, Technical Committee, Bureau of Fire Protection of Philippines also joined the celebrations and shared his views on the importance of plumbing for a better society. During the forum, Mr. Jain distributed to those in attendance, on behalf of the World Plumbing Council and Chairman Nair, copies of the Environmental Aspects of Plumbing along with copies of Health Aspects of Plumbing. The celebrations concluded with cocktails followed by dinner, with all guests being appreciative of the support of Atlanta Industries & Lubrizol Advanced Materials India for an excellent World Plumbing Day.