Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing

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Lead Agency
California Building Standards Commission
Document Title
Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
The California Building Standards Commission (BSC) proposes to adopt new state plumbing code regulations that would remove the prohibition against the use of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing, a type of plastic pipe, for potable water uses from the California Plumbing Code. The tubing would be authorized for use in various cold and hot water (including potable water) plumbing applications in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.

Contact Information
Valerie Namba
California Building Standards Commission
707 Third Street, 3rd Floor, MS 509
West Sacramento, CA 95605-9052

Phone : (916) 376-1607


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Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Statewide regulation)
Project Issues
Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Water Quality Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Fish and Wildlife, Headquarters Department of General Services Department of Health Services Department of Housing and Community Development Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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