Consultation RIS released!

Thursday, 9 March 2017 image of a hot water tap

The Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS), Application of Temperature Control Requirements for Heated Water has been released for public comment.

The Consultation RIS considers whether the current application of the requirements for temperature control when replacing water heaters in private residences is having a measurable impact on the occurrence of scalding injuries and fatalities.

Responses to the questions contained within the RIS are invited until COB Friday 21 April 2017, and can be emailed to Please include the subject title "Application of General Temperature Control Requirements for Heated Water”.

Read the Consultation RIS.