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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 14 August 2020 at 12:59)
123 Installation and maintenance of water service by owner
(1) An owner of land to which a water main is connected or available for connection must ensure that—(a) the installation of any water service, and the connection of any such water service to the water supply authority’s system, are done by the holder of a plumbing permit, and(b) any such water service complies with the Plumbing Code of Australia, and is kept in good order and condition and free from blockages or leakages.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(2) In subclause (1), plumbing permit, in relation to a water supply authority, means—(a) a permit issued by the water supply authority under Subdivision 3 of Division 5, or(b) in the case of Central Coast Council, an approval to carry out water supply work under Part 1 of Chapter 7 of the Local Government Act 1993.(3) This clause applies only in relation to work that is not plumbing and drainage work within the meaning of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011.Note.Section 7 of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011 provides that plumbing and drainage work to which that Act applies must be code compliant under that Act. That Act requires the work to comply with the Plumbing Code of Australia and any other standards or requirements prescribed by the regulations under that Act.