Uniform Plumbing Code Tables/Equations Quick-Card

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This 4-page, laminated guide provides the basic numbers, flow rates and formulas the plumber needs based from 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC).


  • General Requirements - Supports and Pipe Legends (Hangers and Supports - Materials, Joints and Spacing, Test Gauges, Limitation of Hot Waters)


  • Water Supply and Distribution (Water Supply Fixture Units, Sinks, Urinals, Water Closet with Flushometer Valves, Min. Air Gaps for Water Distribution


  • Minimum Plumbing Fixtures according to Occupancy (Assembly, Business, Educational, Institutional and Residential Occupancy)


  • Sanitary Drainage; Indirect Waste; Traps and Interceptors (Drainage Fixture Unit Values, Sinks, Unit Loading and Length of Drainage and Vent Piping, Cleanouts, Gravity Grease Interceptor Sizing)


  • Storm Drainage (Sizing of Horizontal Rainwater Piping, Sizing Roof Drains, Leaders and Vertical Rainwater Piping)


  • UPC Formulas