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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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1/3 of Brits admit to calling a plumber to fix a DIY disaster

A third of Brits admit to having had to call in a plumber to fix a DIY disaster – according to a new survey from the Water Regulation Advisory Scheme (WRAS). The findings come as almost a fifth of people regularly attempt to fix plumbing problems in the home themselves. WRAS is urging people to […]

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Plumbers call for updated training on water fittings regulations

UK plumbers want their industry training to be updated to cover off broader spectrum of topics and include periodic refresher training and auditing, according to research released by the Water Regulatory Advisory Scheme (WRAS). The study found that 91 percent of approved plumbers believe it should be mandatory for plumbers to undertake water fittings regulations […]

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68% of approved plumbers think things will change forever after the Covid-19 pandemic ends

A survey of approved plumbers by the Water Regulation Advisory Scheme (WRAS) has shown how they see the Covid-19 pandemic impacting the industry in the long term. Two thirds (68%) of those surveyed said things will change forever after the pandemic ends, with over half (59%) saying they expect social distancing and more stringent hygiene […]

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