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Lead in plumbing products in contact with drinking water (Volume Three)

Posted on: May 25th, 2021 by Petra

In 2018, the ABCB commissioned Macquarie University to undertake a literature review on the extent plumbing products and materials contribute to lead levels in excess of those permitted by the NCC. The report identified that the most likely source of lead in drinking water at the outlet was from the installation of copper alloy plumbing […]

The Plumbing Products Industry Group welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the independent review of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) Scheme discussion paper.

Posted on: March 5th, 2021 by Petra

In particular to place our view on the record regarding the design, effectiveness and efficiency (including cost) of the WELS Scheme provided by the third review of the WELS Act 2005, being undertaken by Allen & Clarke. We wish to address opportunities for regulatory reform with comment on the current structure and administration  of the […]

Look for the WaterMark

Posted on: August 31st, 2020 by Petra

Products covered by the WaterMark Certification Scheme are evaluated and certified against product specifications or standards and then listed on an online database. To check if a product is certified, look it up on the WaterMark Product Database – visit watermark.abcb.gov.au/look/.

POSTPONED – Plumbing Supply Forum 2020

Posted on: March 17th, 2020 by Petra

The continued health and safety of members of our industry are always our priority. We have been monitoring the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) closely and as you would be aware, it has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization with new Government restrictions now in place. This has led us to postponing the Plumbing Supply […]

March 2020 – PPI Group E-Newsletter

Posted on: March 11th, 2020 by Petra

The threat of the Coronavirus to the construction industry. March 2020-  PPI Group e-newsletter

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