WaterMark Consultation

The ABCB is responsible for the review and approval of all existing, new or amended product Specifications for adoption into the WaterMark Scheme. The Scheme Rules provide procedures and requirements for development of a new, or amended Specification. These procedures and requirements include releasing the draft document for public comment. This is to ensure all stakeholders are informed of any proposed Specification development and have the opportunity to provide input prior to finalisation of the document.

Stakeholders are invited to provide comment on any of the draft Specifications open for comment. All comments must be submitted to watermark@abcb.gov.au using the WaterMark Public Comment response sheet provided.

Draft specifications open for Public Comment

Draft specifications currently open for comment are listed below:


AS 1357.1 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems, Part 1: Protection valves

Standards Australia have released the above Australian Standard for public comment. This Standard has been prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee WS-026, Valves primarily for use in Warm and Hot Water Systems.

The objective of this Standard is to provide manufacturers with design, materials and performance requirements for the protection of valves.

To provide comment on this please access the Public Commenting page of the Standards Australia website.

The public comment period for this Australian Standard closes on Wednesday 13 February 2019.