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

2018/1.0 Evaluation of tank types on listed on the WaterMark Schedule of Products

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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2017/5.0 Transition time products formerly excluded

Notice of Direction 2017/5.0 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the timeframe for certification of products formerly excluded from the WaterMark Certification Scheme.

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2017/4.3 Use of two standards specifications on one WaterMark licence

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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2017/3.1 Improved WaterMark Certification Scheme Transition Arrangements

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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2016/3.1 Amended fees and charges

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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2016/2.0 Technical Advisory Note - Offset Pan Connectors

The intent of this notice is to provide clarification on the most appropriate specification when evaluating offset pan connector products.

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2016/1.1 Flushing cisterns with optional top or bottom cistern

Notice of Direction 2016/1.1 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide clarification on achieving a compliant solution for a flushing cistern with optional top or bottom cistern inlet va

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2015/16.1 Rationalisation of standards/technical specifications

Notice of Direction 2015/16.1 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide advice on the rationalisation of standards and technical specifications, available for the evaluation of plumbing

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2013/10.1 Spraying apparatus with option of chemical additions

Notice of Direction 2013/10.1 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide clarification on the type of chemical dispensing units which may be certified against ATS 5200.033:2004.

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2013/5.0 Maintenance approved user list 2013

Notice of Direction 2013/5.0 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide clarification on the requirements to maintain the List of Approved Users.

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