Glossary



  • Economic Regulators

    Various regulatory bodies are responsible for ensuring that water companies provide good quality service and value for money. England & Wales Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority) is the economic regulator of the water and read more

  • EEA state

    A State which is a contracting party to the EEA Agreement. Interpretation given in Part 1: Preliminary of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Scottish Water Byelaws read more

  • European Technical Approval

    Means a favourable technical assessment of the fitness for use of a construction product for an intended use, issued for the purposes of the Directive by a body authorised by an EEA State to issue European technical approvals for those purposes read more

  • Expansion valve

    A pressure-activated valve designed to release expansion water from an unvented water heating system. Interpretation given in Schedule 2: of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Scottish Water Byelaws read more