In accordance with Clause 5(c) of the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) approved Trade Mark Rules, from time to time the Australian Building Codes Board will issue Notices for maintaining the integrity, validity and ownership of the WaterMark trade mark. The Trade Mark Rules are available at Appendix 1 of the Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
The Notices of Direction forms an extension of the ACCC approved Trade Mark Rules. Relevant stakeholders must comply with the current Notices of Direction, as detailed below:
WaterMark Notices of Direction
This notice provides direction on the requirement for annual factory inspections for Lead Free WaterMark certified products.
This notice provides direction on the mandatory marking requirements of certain plumbing products which have been manufactured to meet the Lead Free requirements outlined in clause A5G4(2) of NCC
This notice is to provide direction on the material to be used in the manufacture of plumbing products, which contain copper alloy and are intended for use in contact with drinking water, to achiev
This notice is to provide direction on the certification transition arrangements for the lead free requirements for plumbing products, as outlined in NCC 2022 Volume Three.
This document contains a list of plumbing and drainage products that are excluded from the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
This document contains a list of plumbing and drainage products that are included in the WaterMark Certification Scheme. It also nominates the specification to which the products can be certified.
This notice provide directions to WaterMark Certification Scheme stakeholders on compliance with the requirements of AS/NZS 4020:2018.
This notice is to provide clarification on achieving a compliant solution for a flushing cistern with optional top or bottom cistern inlet valve connections.
This Notice provides advice about the forthcoming limitation to the allowable content of lead in certain plumbing products.
Notice of Direction 2017/4.3 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the eligibility of using two standards or specifications on one WaterMark licence.
Notice of direction 2016/4.0 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the requirements for off-site prefabricated plumbing modules, such as ‘bathroom pods’, including the content of Wat
Notice of Direction 2018/4.0 The purpose of this notice is to provide clarification on the certification of sanitary pumps and lifting stations.
Notice of Direction 2018/1.0 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the evolution requirements for tank types that are not listed on the WaterMark Schedule of Products, i.e.
Notice of Direction 2017/3.1 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the transition arrangements following implementation of the improved WaterMark Certification Scheme on 1 August 201
The intent of this Notice of Direction is to advise of changes to the fees and charges contained in the Approved Certifier Agreements in relation to the WaterMark Certification Scheme.