The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Byelaws in Scotland set out the legal requirements for plumbing systems and play an important role in protecting public health, safeguarding water supplies and promoting the efficient use of water within customers’ premises. They are essential in setting standards for plumbing fittings and water using appliances, as well as levels of competency for installation work.

Here you can find consumer advice about these regulations and byelaws, how and where they apply. Information, guidance and other resources to help consumers and installers comply, as well as information about Approved Plumber Schemes - including a search facility to find a suitably qualified plumber in your area.