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  • 19 January 2015 19:14 | Anonymous
    South East Water has, in association with Chisholm Institute, developed training modules to assist industry with knowledge around plumbing work at the interface of Water Corporation assets.

    Chisholm Program Flyer A4 v5.pdf

    Dates for South East Water Plumbing Training Courses.pdf

  • 19 January 2015 19:08 | Anonymous

    Practice Note  prepared by South East Water and endorsed by the major Victorian Water Corporations.
    The Practice Note was created  to raise awareness around protection of Water Corporation assets and define Water Corporation and property owners responsibility of sewerage infrastructure, in accordance with the Water (Estimation Supply and Sewerage) Regulations 2014 SR No 87-2014 effective 1st July 2014. 

  • 19 January 2015 18:55 | Anonymous
    Latest plumbing news and developments at South East Water in their bi-annual update of 'On-Tap'.
  • 21 August 2014 14:00 | Anonymous

    The AHSCA (Victorian Chapter) Board of Directors would like to congratulate Cooke & Dowsett on being voted Commercial Plumbing Affiliate of the year for 2013-14.

  • 21 August 2014 14:00 | Anonymous

    The AHSCA (Victorian Chapter) Board of Directors would like to congratulate Mr Dean Rowlands on being voted Sales Representative of the year for 2013 - 14.


  • 13 June 2012 09:00 | Deleted user

    Introduction of revised water meter assembly drawings and adoption of single check valves (testable) on fire services – 1 July 2012.

    Commencing 1 July 2012 all new water meter assembly installations need to comply with the revised Water Metering and Servicing Guidelines and its related drawings.  However where design and contracts have been undertaken prior to this date, an exemption may be considered on a case by case basis for up to a three month period. 

    The revised guidelines and drawings are also being adopted by City West Water and Yarra Valley Water.

    The most significant change is the adoption of testable single check valves for fire services. These must be WaterMark approved to comply with AS/NZS 2845- 2010, Water supply – Backflow prevention devices.

    In accordance with the Water Metering and Service Guidelines, all new and upgraded 80mm diameter and greater fire service installations within South East Water’s region must be fitted with a:

    • single check detector valve (testable) on a fire hydrant service or
    • single check valve (testable) on a fire sprinkler service with Magflow meter.

    An additional isolation valve is also required on the outlet side of the valve for testing purposes.
    Please be aware that this may increase the length of the assembly and impact the assembly space.

    Valves must be supplied and fitted by the plumber at the time of the tapping connection and where a bypass assembly is required, fitted with the South East Water supplied 25mm bypass meter. 

    As part of the conditions of connection, the single check valve (testable) must be:

    • coloured ’fire service’ red
      tested by a licensed and endorsed backflow prevention tester upon installation, and the completed registration form and test report submitted to South East Water.
      The revised guidelines and drawings can be accessed at anytime from

    Please note: Fire services are for emergency use only.  They are not to be used for any other purpose. Fire service maintenance is the owner’s responsibility.

    For more information, please contact Colin Vickers, Fire Services Technical Coordinator or John McCulloch Plumbing Coordinator, on 131 694.

  • 08 June 2012 12:00 | Deleted user

    South East Water is transitioning to become a Statutory Authority on 1 July 2012. Please see attached letter here for more details.

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