With more than two-thirds of homeowners not knowing if their water is supplied through potentially harmful lead water pipes, WaterSafe, the UK register for approved plumbers, is urging everyone to ‘take the scratch test’.
With around 2,000 young children ending up in A&E each year with scalds from bath water, the UK body for approved plumbers is raising awareness on how to prevent burns and scalds in homes, schools, hospitals and care homes.
A new film about the taste and smell of drinking water has been launched by experts in the water industry.
The film has been produced by WaterSafe, the national register for approved plumbers in the UK, and features advice from a water company quality expert and the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) for England and Wales.
WaterSafe is offering advice to households on how to have a watertight relationship with their plumber after new research revealed the counties which top a complaints list about plumbing trades.
WaterSafe, the national register for approved plumbers, is helping to find the UK’s finest plumber in its role as a judge for the UK Plumber of the Year 2018 competition.
The organisation is calling for skilled plumbers to enter by Friday 29 June for the chance to be crowned the UK’s best plumber and win a prize fund worth more than £10,000.