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  • Last opportunity for RPZ Tester training

    If you are a WRAS listed RPZ tester you should have already heard from us about changes to the current Issue 1 of AIM 08-01, for installing and testing RPZ Valves. Issue 1 of the AIM is being replaced in January 2021 with Issue 2. Water suppliers read more

  • WRAS response to Coronavirus

    The safety and well-being of our team, our customers and our suppliers is the number one priority for WRAS. Like any responsible business, we have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation both within the UK and globally. read more

  • RPZ AIM version 2 January 2020

    The RPZ AIM 08-01 has been updated, Issue 2 was published on 8 January 2020 ( link to AIM version 2 ). There will be a 12-month transition period, running until 7 January 2021, after which Issue 1 will no longer be recognised - link to further read more

  • WRAS News - Winter edition 2019

    WRAS News - Winter 2019 Welcome to the latest edition of WRAS news, providing water fittings regulations and byelaws news from across the UK. This bulletin provides a sample of the wide-ranging information which can be found on the WRAS read more

  • Breaking news: voluntary interim agreement

    Defra has announced it is content with a voluntary interim agreement, proposed by the BMA and water companies, regarding the backflow protection arrangements in newly installed WCs. The agreement comes into force on 1st January 2020 for a period of 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

  • 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