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 is to provide direction on the certification transition arrangements for the lead free requirements for plumbing products, as outlined in NCC 2022 Volume Three.

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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

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This notice is to provide clarification on achieving a compliant solution for a flushing cistern with optional top or bottom cistern inlet valve connections.

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This Notice provides advice about the forthcoming limitation to the allowable content of lead in certain plumbing products.

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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.

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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

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Notice of Direction 2018/4.0 The purpose of this notice is to provide clarification on the certification of sanitary pumps and lifting stations.

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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.

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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

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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.

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