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AS/NZS 3500 2021 – what is changing?

AS/NZS 3500 2021 – what is changing?

AS/NZS 3500 2021 – what is changing?

14 July 2021 Petra Wouters   Uncategorized

(Courtesy of Nick Soden – HCAA Hydraulic Consultants Australasia Forum).

  • Point 1: AS/NZS 3500.1 2021 – The backflow section has largely been removed from AS/NZS 3500.1 and is now only listed in the PCA.
  • Point 2: Definitions have been relocated to AS/NZS 3500.0. This was done for consistency across the series.
  • Point 3: Conformance to individual product standards has been removed.
  • Point 4: Changes to the requirements for the marking of pipes in commercial buildings to assist in the better

identification of pipework and avoid cross connections.

  • Point 5: bushfire zones has been removed in anticipation of requirements relating to bushfire prone areas being elevated to the PCA.
  • To view all 14 points, please click on the link: https://plumbing.org.au/login/

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