The legal side of lead pipes – What installers need to know

It is widely accepted that the consumption of lead can have adverse effects on health if too much enters the body. In most cases, it’s small amounts of lead consumed over time that build up and result in ongoing health problems. John Thompson, CEO of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), takes a look […]

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WRAS is now accredited by UKAS

WRAS (Water Regulations Approval Scheme) has been accredited by UKAS (The United Kingdom Accreditation Service). This accreditation provides WRAS’s customers with third party assurance that it is technically competent to approve products and materials in line with national and international standards and regulations. UKAS is the national accreditation body for the United Kingdom, appointed by […]

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Mikrofill launches new Velocity range of cold water boosters

Mikrofill has launched the new Velocity range of multi-pump cold water boosters. The Velocity cold water booster sets are fully WRAS approved (WRAS approval will be available in the near future) and feature stainless steel multistage pumps mounted on a Powder Coated steel base plate. The Velocity sets are controlled by our advanced variable speed […]

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Water Regs UK and Water Regulations Approval Scheme launched

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) has into two separate businesses, Water Regs UK and the Water Regulations Approval Scheme (WRAS) The move follows an internal review and a series of in-depth surveys of members, stakeholders and subscribers. The findings prompted the launch of the Water Regs UK and Water Regulations Approval Scheme businesses, which clarifies the […]

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WRAS gives top tips to prevent winter plumbing problems

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) has partnered with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) to reveal trends in winter plumbing-related insurance claims and share valuable tips on how to prepare homes for winter. Burst pipes are common causes of weather-related home insurance claims, in 2018 – the year of the “Beast from the East” […]

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