Water Regs UK Survey Reveals Plumbers' Health Issues

17 Aug 2023

A new Water Regs UK's survey has exposed concerning health issues among plumbers nationwide. The data highlights the challenges faced by these professionals and calls for urgent industry-wide solutions to safeguard their well-being. The survey findings reveal that a significant percentage of

Half of Britain’s plumbers fix botch-jobs by other installers every day

16 Jun 2023

Water Regs UK is asking consumers to only pick qualified plumbers such as WaterSafe for plumbing-jobs The reminder comes as Water Regs UK finds more than half of plumbers surveyed say they are spending each working day fixing other installers’ poor work and botched DIY jobs All WaterSafe members

New online guidance information

31 Mar 2023

Water Regs UK is pleased to announce the launch online guidance information to replace its technical enquiry service. This informative guidance has been created to help people find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Byelaws.

Devon plumbers top list of most complained about plumbers in the country

10 Jan 2023

FOI request shows the councils that receive the most complaints about faulty or inadequate plumbing installations and the tradesmen that fit them. The South West region dominates the list with Devon, Wiltshire, and Dorset County councils all reporting high numbers of complaints about plumbing

Qualified RPZ testers given reminder to join a scheme

22 Oct 2022

Water Regs UK reports that a number of testers who have been trained in the new Approved Installation Method have not registered with an approved scheme. Meanwhile, two new qualifications have now been recognised by RPZ Valve Tester sector approval schemes, increasing access to RPZ Tester training

Defra is consulting

2 Sep 2022

Consultation on UK Mandatory Water Efficiency Labelling Defra has launched its consultation seeking views on their plans to introduce mandatory water efficiency labelling across all UK nations. Defra propose to label water using products such as taps, showers, toilets, dishwashers and washing

Summer 2022 Newsletter

21 Aug 2022

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Water Regs UK issues reminder on water efficiency as energy costs soar

19 Jul 2022

Water Regs UK is reminding installers that providing water saving advice to customers is more important than ever, with energy bills rising and the cost-of-living crisis causing people to feel the pinch. Julie Spinks, Managing Director of Water Regs UK, says: “The cost of energy to use and heat