WaterSafe is the nationally branded plumbing assurance scheme, promoting compliance with Water Fittings Regulations and Scottish Water Bylaws to contribute to safety of drinking water supplies and the protection of consumers. It provides recognition for competent plumbers and assurance of competence and compliance to customers seeking water supply plumbing work.
WaterSafe is an ‘umbrella’ body and national brand for current Approved Contractor Person (ACP) schemes including: Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) Ltd., Water Industry Approved Plumbers’ Scheme (WIAPS), Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF), Anglian Water’s A Plus, Thames Water’s TAPS and Severn Trent’s WaterMark schemes.
With its strong links to the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) and backing from the water supply industry, WaterSafe is a comprehensive resource for water regulations advice.
WaterSafe will provide real benefits for customers and for plumbing businesses. Customers will be reassured they are dealing with professional and competent plumbers and plumbers will receive recognition of their professional status under a national trusted brand. Members of the scheme will be listed on the WaterSafe website a national search facility providing the opportunity to reach more customers and will also be able to display WaterSafe branding on their vehicles and stationery to gain extra credibility and carry the stamp of approval.
*It is FREE to join WaterSafe if you are an existing APHC member.
If you are interested in joining the WaterSafe scheme, contact your plumbers association (APHC) directly on Tel: 0121 711 5030 and we will check that you meet the scheme requirements and send you out the necessary forms.
For more information about WaterSafe visit: WaterSafe.org.uk