Frequently asked questions


The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, 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 some frequently asked plumbing questions grouped by:


Please note water quality and RPZ FAQs can be found here.

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