Approval of Fittings, Fixtures and Pipes (Water Services) - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to add, modify or replace fittings, fixtures or pipes connected to the water services infrastructure of water services licensee. Prescribed fixtures, fittings and pipes include:

  • baths, basins, sinks, laundry troughs, shower recess bases
  • fittings, fixtures or pipes manufactured under or supplied under a StandardsMark licence or a WaterMark licence granted by Standards Australia as a water or sanitary plumbing product intended for use in plumbing installations.

Water services works include:

  • water supply, sewerage and drainage assets and infrastructure
  • surveys, excavations, structures and buildings provided or used by the Water Authority in the provision of any water service
  • plant, equipment and structures attached to or associated with any of the above.

You will not need this approval if you intend to work on irrigation infrastructure and work using fittings and fixtures that have been prescribed under the regulations.

The relevant water services licensee may be the WA Water Corporation, your local council or a private corporation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information on this approval or to find out who is your relevant water services licensee.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please contact the agency for more information.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Building & Plumbing Handbook (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Water Services Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Water Services Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.