WaterSafe is recruiting even more qualified plumbers to its national register of over 6,000 members.

WaterSafe offers the largest directory of approved plumbers in the UK and is supported by all UK water companies and the drinking water regulators to provide consumers with a trusted route to plumbers.

It was set up to help keep the UK’s drinking water safe, free from contamination and to avoid water waste.

What are the benefits of joining?

  • Promotion for your business – get listed on the largest online directory for approved plumbers in the UK, promoted to thousands of people each day, and by your local water company.
  • Customer reassurance – that you’re a qualified plumber supported by your local water company and the drinking water regulators.
  • A direct link to your water company – to self-notify plumbing work and access free advice on the water regulations and byelaws. Only approved plumbers can self-notify their work to water companies.

“Being part of WaterSafe has been great for my business. It’s a transparent way for the public to know that I am certified and hold the relevant qualifications and insurances. I get frequent calls from the public who have used the online search facility and found my company details.”

Paul Williams, Master Plumber and WaterSafe member

How to join

To join you need to be qualified and have a recognised water fittings regulations certificate.

You must also be a member of one of the Approved Contractors’ Schemes that make up WaterSafe.

In Wales this can be:

In Scotland and Northern Ireland this can be:

In England this can be:

Membership of WIAPS and Thames Water’s TAPS scheme is free. Charges apply to join APLUS, WaterMark, SNIPEF, CIPHE, and APHC, which offer wider benefits and support. Once signed up you can join WaterSafe at no extra cost. 

Find out more today at watersafe.org.uk/howtojoin or call 0333 207 9030.

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Connect with WaterSafe via Twitter @WatersafeUK, Facebook @WaterSafeRegister and Linkedin: Watersafe. Don’t just take our word on the benefits of WaterSafe, watch our recruitment films on YouTube featuring WaterSafe members.