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This Notice provides advice about the forthcoming limitation to the allowable content of lead in certain plumbing products.
This Deed, completed by the developers of a WMTS, provides confirmation to the Administering Body that all intellectual property rights within the WMTS are assigned to the ABCB.
This document contains a list of plumbing and drainage products that are excluded from the WaterMark Certification Scheme. This list may be maintained or updated on a regular basis.
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 WaterMark Technical Specification sets out the requirements for an inline water meter, with an integral shut-off value for installation into an existing service valve.
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.
This flowchart demonstrates the WaterMark Administrative Framework
This document describes the details and key dates associated with the transition from the old WaterMark Certification Scheme to the improved WaterMark Certification Scheme.
The WaterMark Certification Process flow chart outlines the steps in the process for WaterMark certification of a new plumbing or drainage material or product to be used in a plumbing installation.
Summary Report This WaterMark Point of Sale Feasibility Study Summary Report outlines the process, assessment approach, findings and recommendations of the study undertaken in 2018.
The WaterMark information brochure provides a summary of relevant information regarding the WaterMark Certification Scheme.
This infographic depicts the relationships between the development of WaterMark Product Specifications (which specify product requirements) and PCA referenced documents (which specify installation
WMTS-050:2018 This Technical Specification sets out minimum requirements for prefabricated modules that include integral components, accessories and fittings, designed for direct connection to the