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  • WRAS WC Approvals clarification

    In response to the investigation carried out by water companies and the publication of their clarifications on 28th March 2019, WRAS Approvals has reviewed its acceptance criteria for approvals to be granted in respect of WCs, cisterns and inlets read more

  • WC compliance

    Following a full legal review of the requirements of regulation 4(1) of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, the Water Supply (Water Fittings) (Scotland) Byelaws 2014 and the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations (Northern read more

  • Schools guidance published

    New technical guidance has been published for water systems in educational establishments. It provides advice on potential backflow risks in schools, colleges and other higher education establishments but does not cover universities. It focuses read more

  • PAG changes

    The submission deadline dates for WRAS product approvals have been changed. The cut off has been brought forward by two days. This will allow files to be checked earlier and allow more time for issues to be resolved. PAG Dates read more

  • New pipe insulation app launched

    The new WRAS Pipe Insulation Tool is a free, easy-to-use app for designers, installers and property owners to assess the effectiveness of insulation in delaying the freezing of water in pipes. Inputting a few key pieces of information will reveal read more