AquaRise® Hot & Cold Potable Water Distribution Systems

Compare to traditional metal systems and AquaRise® proves itself a strong, highly-engineered and affordable improvement over copper.

  • Long-term performance
  • Fully-certified
  • Permanent joining system


AquaRise, a hot and cold potable water distribution system for commercial, industrial and high-rise buildings. Based on over 15 years' experience designing and manufacturing industry-leading CPVC systems, AquaRise offers numerous benefits over metal with a system that’s suitable for use in a variety of potable water applications. AquaRise also comes with technical support and jobsite trouble-shooting – all from one reliable supplier.


NEW Dedicated Website - your source for everything AquaRise. 

IPEX is pleased to announce the launch of our new AquaRise website. We have created a dedicated website with additional resources including informative videos, installation best practice and design calculators to support you on your next project. You also have the ability to submit a question or sign up for a Lunch & Learn with your IPEX representative.

Profit from a NEW Connection and visit



Available in 1/2" to 4" Iron Pipe Size (IPS) diameters.


Proven to Exceed Toughest Standards

Thanks to its advanced materials and rugged design, AquaRise SDR 11 provides a long term pressure rating of 400 psi at 23°C (73º F) and 150 psi at 71°C (160º F). Meeting the requirements of CSA B137.6, AquaRise passes the punishing burst pressure tests conforming to ASTM F442.


Better Long-Term Performance

Unlike metal piping which may pit, scale and degrade over time, AquaRise’s rugged thicker walls and excellent corrosion resistance ensure years of consistent flow and maintenance-free performance, even in demanding hot water recirculation applications.


Fully-Certified System

Designed to be safely used in hot and cold water distribution systems, AquaRise is certified to the following standards: 

  • NSF 61 (Potable Water Classification)
  • CSA B137.6 (CPVC Pipe, Tubing and Fittings for Hot and Cold Water Distribution Systems)
  • ASTM F442
  • ASTM F438
  • ASTM F439
  • ASTM F1970

Refer to our listing on certification agency websites for compliant AquaRise products.

Mechanical Code Requirements

AquaRise pipe shall be listed and labelled as having a Flame Spread Index (FSI) of not more than 25 and a Smoke-Developed Index (SDI) of not more than 50 when tested in general accordance with ASTM E84 or UL 723.


Permanent Joining System 

IPEX supplies high quality AquaRise cement, primer and applicators to ensure tough, permanent solvent welded connections. 


One-Step Cement Kit

  • Mandatory for sizes 1/2" – 2"


Two-Step Cement Kit

  • Mandatory for sizes 2-1/2" – 4"

For small and large size ranges, BOTH products are certified to ASTM F493 and NSF 61. Cements are sold as a kit coming complete with necessary applicators and installation instructions.




These specifications are provided as a sample and include AquaRise® pipe, fittings, valves, and solvent cements.



NSF International

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES)

IAPMO Research and Testing (IAPMO R&T)

IAPMO Evaluation Service

Massachusetts - Accepted Plumbing Products

Michigan - Certificate of Acceptability of Product


Mosaic Stadium, Regina: Home to the Roughriders and IPEX

From the beginning the owner was interested in the use of thermoplastic piping systems for drain, waste, and ventilation (DWV), potable water and chilled water lines, but research needed to be done. After looking at price and installation-time comparisons with copper and steel pipe, the most cost-effective choice with the quickest install time was thermoplastic pipe.


Modern Pipe for Modern Living

Located in Kingston’s West End, Notting Hill is a brand new 8-storey condominium that offers elegant, inviting suites and the latest amenities. Designed with modern style and character throughout, the facility also offers the very latest water distribution system from IPEX — AquaRise.


Retirement Living Ready Faster

Each of the 100 suites offers a kitchenette and bathroom, and installing the potable hot and cold water distribution system was accomplished faster and cost effectively with the very latest from IPEX — AquaRise.


Reaping All the Benefits

Each of the luxury units features a washer and dryer area, state-of- the-art kitchen and elegant bathroom, all of which obtain water via the latest water distribution system from IPEX — AquaRise.


AquaRise Takes the LEED

Located in the Pierrefonds sector of the Pierrefonds/Roxboro borough area of Québec, a new police station was recently built with the environment in mind.