The National Standard Plumbing Code Committee has scheduled a public hearing for 8 p.m., Aug. 21, 2003, at the Sheraton Premiere in Tysons Corner, Va. The committee will consider proposed changes to the NSPC. Any code changes accepted by the committee will be included in the 2004 supplement to the NSPC, scheduled for publication in February 2004. For further information, contact Julie Turner at 800/533-7694,