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:


WMTS-040:2019 Waste pipe connection outlets and gratings, separate or integral

This proposed version of WMTS-040:2019 Waste pipe connection outlets and gratings, separate or integral, incorporates amendments to include materials that are currently in common use which were omitted from the WMTS-040:2018 version. In addition, some technical referencing errors have also been addressed.

The public comment period for this Specification closes on Friday 13 September 2019.


WMTS 2019 Flood stop safety valves

This proposed version of WMTS-479:2019 Flood stop safety valves, incorporates amendments to Clause 9.1, AS/NZS 4020 scaling factor. The objective of this revision is to provide a constant scaling factor for in-line devices in accordance with other specifications incorporating in-line valves.

The public comment period for this Specification closes on Friday 16 August 2019.