Regulation 11 of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and the Water Supply (Water Fittings) (Scotland) Byelaws enable water suppliers to seek a relaxation to vary any requirement of Schedule 2 of the regulations or byelaws they consider to be inappropriate from the relevant Regulator. Relaxations may be sought by one or more water supplier.


Relaxations granted in England by the Secretary of State, in Wales by the Welsh Assembly, in Scotland by the Scottish Minister and in Northern Ireland by the Department for Regional Development. 


Details of relaxations, including where these apply, granted to date:

 To view a summary of all the relaxations granted to date please click here.