Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Contamination
  • Title : Ban on lead-based solder - declaration from developer/installer
  • Clause Reference : Regulation 3 & G2.1
  • Reference Number : I06
  • Decision Date : October 2001

Water Suppliers are encouraged to request developers and installers to include a signed statement, when making notification of plumbing plans, that lead-based solder will not be used for joints in plumbing systems which deliver water for domestic or food production purposes.