What Is the Requirement?
It is a legal requirement that any water fitting or appliance that is connected to, will carry or will receive water from the public mains water supply must comply with the Water Supply (water fittings) Regulations* or Scottish Byelaws.
Example applications would include commercial appliances such as commercial dishwashers, glasswashers and laundry equipment as these are connected to a mains water supply feed to operate.
It is the responsibility of a property owner to know which regulations are applicable to their circumstances and ensure compliance. Regulations are typically in effect between the boundary of a property and the point of discharge as illustrated below.
Who are WRAS?
WRAS are the Water Board Regulatory and Advisory service. WRAS is a subscription membership of which the subscribers are the 26 UK Water Suppliers. Their purpose is to contribute to the protection