Abraham Murra Consulting
Codes, Standards, and Conformity Assessment

Standards Committees

Participation in Standards Development

Abraham is an active member of the committees listed below, which develop technical standards in the following fields:

  • Plumbing fixtures (e.g., sinks, bathtubs, and toilets)

  • Plumbing supply and waste fittings (e.g., faucets, valves, and traps)

  • Plastic pipe and pipe fittings (for water supply and sewer systems)

  • Plastic stormwater management structures (for the control of stormwater runoff)

  • Mechanical couplings for DWV and sewer piping systems

  • CSA B45 Technical Committee (TC) on Plumbing Fixtures

  • CSA B125 TC on Plumbing Fittings

  • CSA B128 TC on Non-Potable Water Systems

  • CSA B137 TC on Plastic Pressure Piping

  • CSA B1800 TC on Plastic Non-Pressure Piping

  • CSA B184 TC on Stormwater Structures

  • CSA B602 TC on Mechanical Couplings for DWV and Sewer Pipe

  • ASME A112 Standards Committee on Plumbing Materials and Equipment

  • ASME A112.6.3 Project Team on Floor Drains (Chairman)

  • ASSE Seal Control Board

    The ASSE Seal Control Board (SCB) is a standing committee comprised of experts in the fields of engineering, construction, training, and inspection that meets in person twice per year, during the ASSE mid-year and annual meetings.
    The SCB authorizes the use of the ASSE seal by verifying compliance with ANSI standards. The SCB conducts the review and attestation portions of the ISO 17065 certification requirements.


  • ASSE Impartiality Committee

    The Impartiality Committee is a unique, balanced group of individuals representing the interests of the public to ensure external accountability of ASSE’s product certification program under ISO17065. Its task is to inform internal management whether or not certification activities are being performed without bias and that each customer and product receives equal treatment. It is a standing committee that reports to the Seal Control Board executive committee and is able to independently act if it feels its recommendations are justified.

  • ASTM Committee F17 on Plastic Piping Systems

  • ASTM Committee A04 on Iron Castings

  • Subcomité de Aros Elastoméricos (Subcommittee on Elastomeric Rings)

  • The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) is a major trade association representing all segments of the plastics piping industry. PPI members share a common interest in broadening awareness and creating opportunities that expand market share and extend the use of plastics pipe in all its applications.