ICC News Release
For Immediate Release: March 18, 2024
Contact: Donna Campbell | (734) 660-6518
dcampbell@iccsafe.org | www.iccsafe.org
International Code Council Signs MOU with the Hydraulic Consultants Association Australasia to Promote Global Impact
This agreement will foster collaboration in support of mutual shared interests

Washington, D.C. – On February 26, 2024, the International Code Council and the Hydraulic Consultants Association Australasia (HCAA) signed an MOU to support and promote plumbing initiatives on a global scale. This agreement advances the International Code Council’s presence throughout the Oceania region.

HCAA is an association of consultants and designers engaged in the design, specification and inspection of hydraulic and fire protection systems. This includes hot and cold-water plumbing, sanitary drainage, stormwater drainage, fire services and gas services. The association aims to provide a higher profile and focus for Hydraulic Services Engineers and Designers throughout the regions of Australasia, a subregion of Oceania.

The International Code Council will work with HCAA to help bring the plumbing and fuel gas industries to a new level of excellence in the Oceania region. This partnership will involve working collaboratively on new pipe sizing standards and developing additional solutions that improve safety in the built environment throughout Australia and New Zealand.

“By collaborating with HCAA, we hope to not only enhance our long-time support of the plumbing industry, but also enhance our global outreach,” said Code Council Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Executive Director, Matt Sigler. “We are thrilled to work with HCAA and help promote hydraulic services throughout Oceania and beyond.”

“Our shared values reflect our commitment towards innovation and collaboration that we can jointly derive tangible outcomes for the hydraulic and plumbing industry,” said Hydraulic Consultants Association Australasia President, Paul Angus. “We look forward to continuing our already thriving relationship with the International Code Council locally and internationally.”


About the International Code Council

The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions. Code Council codes, standards and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide.

About the Hydraulic Consultants Association of Australasia (HCAA)

The Hydraulic Consultants Association of AustralasiaTM (HCAA) aims to provide a higher profile and focus for Hydraulic Services Engineers and Designers throughout the regions of Australasia.