Water Regulations In Brief

1st Edition

Authors: Ray Tricker
Paperback ISBN: 9781856176286
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 30th September 2009


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Water Regulations in Brief is a unique reference book, providing all the information needed to comply with the regulations, in an easy to use, full colour format.

Crucially, unlike other titles on this subject, this book doesn’t just cover the Water Regulations, it also clearly shows how they link in with the Building Regulations, Water Bylaws and the Wiring Regulations, providing the only available complete reference to the requirements for water fittings and water systems.

Structured in the same logical, time saving way as the author’s other bestselling ‘…in Brief’ books, Water Regulations in Brief will be a welcome change to anyone tired of wading through complex, jargon heavy publications in search of the information they need to get the job done.

Key Features

  • Clear, precise reference for UK water regulations and standards, no need to search through many publications to gain the information you need
    Topic based presentation of the content links related areas of working practice for ease of reference
    An informal writing style maximises accessibility, avoiding legal jargon and complex regulations definitions, for quick understanding and clarity


Students on City & Guilds Plumbing courses. Trainee plumbers in industry such apprentices Professional reference. Civil Engineers. Self certificating plumbers. Building services engineers. Water supply company staff.

Table of Contents

Preface ; Introduction; What are the Water Regulations?; What are the essential requirements; What are the fluid categories; What are the mandatory requirements for water fittings?; How can I ensure that a water fitting complies with the Building Regulations and Standards; Glossary; Water undertakers; Useful contacts; Acronyms and abbreviations


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About the Author

Ray Tricker

Ray Tricker is the Principal Consultant of Herne European Consultancy Ltd - a company specialising in ISO 9000 Management Systems - and is also an established author. He served with the Royal Corps of Signals (for a total of 37 years) during which time he held various managerial posts culminating in being appointed as the Chief Engineer of NATO's Communication Security Agency (ACE COMSEC). Most of Ray's work since joining Herne has centred on the European Railways. He has held a number of posts with the Union International des Chemins de fer (UIC) (e.g. Quality Manager of the European Train Control System (ETCS)) and with the European Union (EU) Commission (e.g. T500 Review Team Leader, European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Users Group Project Co-ordinator, HEROE Project Co-ordinator) and currently (as well as writing books!) he is busy assisting small businesses from around the world produce their own auditable Quality and/or Integrated Management Systems to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and OHSAS standards. He is also a UKAS Assessor for the assessment of certification bodies for the harmonisation of the trans-European high speed railway network.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Consultant and Managing Director of Herne European Consultancy Ltd, UK