Plumbing Practitioner Resources

Fact sheets 

eToolbox for mobile preview (851.4 KB PDF)

Overflow in eaves gutters (757.8 KB PDF)

Overflow provisions for box gutters (584.8 KB PDF)

Technical Solution Sheets 

0.01 Roof Plumbing - (Stormwater Drainage) Charged Systems to Rainwater Tanks (505.5 KB PDF)

0.02 Roof Plumbing - V-Gutters (538.2 KB PDF)

0.04 Roof Plumbing - Roof and Stormwater (704.9 KB PDF)

0.05 Roof Plumbing - Sheet Roof Systems in Bushfire Prone Areas (494.0 KB PDF)

1.01 Sanitary Plumbing - Air Admittance valves (533.6 KB PDF)

1.02 Sanitary Plumbing - Thermal Expansion in Above Ground PVC-U Pipelines (665.6 KB PDF)

1.03 Sanitary Plumbing - Floor Waste Gullies (649.0 KB PDF)

1.04 Sanitary Plumbing - Installation of Fixtures for Disabled Persons (814.4 KB PDF)

1.04A Sanitary Plumbing - Installation of Fixtures for Disabled Persons Building Classes 9b and 10 Public Transport Buildings (766.9 KB PDF)

1.05 Sanitary Plumbing - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

2.01 Septic Tank Installation - aerated Wastewater treatment Systems (635.6 KB PDF)

3.03 Drainage - Combined Drains Overflow Relief and Inspection (653.6 KB PDF)

3.01 Drainage - Bedding Drains in Stable Soil (546.3 KB PDF)

3.02 Drainage - Boundary Traps (607.4 KB PDF)

3.04 Drainage - Refrigerated Cabinet Condensate Drains Connected via Tundishes (470.6 KB PDF)

3.05 Drainage - Drainage Overflow Relief (524.5 KB PDF)

3.06 Drainage - Drains in Reactive Soils, Unstable or Water Charged Ground (464.1 KB PDF)

3.07 Drainage - Low Risk Trade Waste Applicances (1.4 MB PDF)

3.08 Drainage - Multi-Unit Developments (Excluding Multi-Storey) (1.3 MB PDF)

3.09 Drainage - Property Sewerage Drains (797.4 KB PDF)

3.10 Drainage - (Below Ground Sewer) - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (392.5 KB PDF)

3.11 Drainage - Junctions Installed at Grade (545.6 KB PDF)

3.12 Drainage - Junctions Installed Other than on Grade (515.6 KB PDF)

3.13 Drainage - Junctions Installed in the Vertical Plane (535.1 KB PDF)

3.14 Drainage - Vaccum Sewerage Systems (566.1 KB PDF)

4.01 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Bioretention (509.2 KB PDF)

4.02 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Reduced Grade (545.9 KB PDF)

4.03 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (392.5 KB PDF)

4.04 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Sizing Drains and Eaves Gutters (929.5 KB PDF)

4.05 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Charged Systems to Rainwater Tanks (504.6 KB PDF)

4.06 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Bedding Site Stormwater Drains (691.2 KB PDF)

5.01 Cold Water Plumbing - Cold Water Pipe Sizing Testing and Commissioning (591.0 KB PDF)

5.02 Cold Water Plumbing - Water Supply For Dental Consoles (436.1 KB PDF)

5.03 Cold Water Plumbing - Drawings of Typical Water and Fire Services (944.9 KB PDF)

5.04 Cold Water Plumbing - Hose Connection Vacuum Breakers (490.8 KB PDF)

5.05 Cold Water Plumbing - Hot Water from Cold Taps (584.8 KB PDF)

5.06 Cold Water Plumbing - Maximum Outlet Pressure Within Buildings Water Supply Flow Rates (719.2 KB PDF)

5.07 Cold Water Plumbing - Multi-unit Developments (excluding multi-storey) (1.3 MB PDF)

5.08 Cold Water Plumbing - Rainwater Supply for Water Closet Cisterns (759.3 KB PDF)

5.09 Cold Water Plumbing - Rainwater Tanks (986.2 KB PDF)

5.10 Cold Water Plumbing - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

5.11 Cold Water Plumbing - The use of pipe tube (473.1 KB PDF)

5.12 Cold Water Plumbing - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.1 KB PDF)

6.01 Hot Water Plumbing - Achieving Hot Water Delivery Temperatures Dead Ends (515.3 KB PDF)

6.02 Hot Water Plumbing - Cold Water Shut-Off Valve (509.7 KB PDF)

6.03 Hot Water Plumbing - Heat Trace Cables in Warm and Hot Water Systems (412.8 KB PDF)

6.04 Hot Water Plumbing - Installation of Tempering Valves and Heat Retention for Hot Water Piping (658.7 KB PDF)

6.05 Hot Water Plumbing - Maximum Outlet Pressure Within Buildings Water Supply Flow Rates (719.2 KB PDF)

6.06 Hot Water Plumbing - Solar Hot Water Performance Requirements (616.4 KB PDF)

6.07 Hot Water Plumbing - Special Option for a Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) Valve (456.5 KB PDF)

6.08 Hot Water Plumbing - Temporary plumbing for site sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

6.09 Hot Water Plumbing - Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) Valve Drain Lines (530.2 KB PDF)

6.10 Hot Water Plumbing - Thermal Insulation of Heated Water Piperwork (650.5 KB PDF)

6.11 Hot Water Plumbing - Warm Water Systems (1.1 MB PDF)

6.12 Hot Water Plumbing - Water Tempering Control Options for Non Storage (422.4 KB PDF)

6.13 Hot Water Plumbing - Solar Heated Water - 6 Star Requirements (625.0 KB PDF)

7.01 Mechanical Services - Solid Fuel Heaters (471.0 KB PDF)

7.02 Machanical Services - Cooling Towers (568.9 KB PDF)

7.03 Mechanical Services - Condensation Drainage Utilising Self Sealing Devices (630.8 KB PDF)

7.04 Mechanical Services - Flexible Ducting for the Heating, Cooling and Ventilation of a Building (869.8 KB PDF)

7.05 Mechanical Services - Evaporative Coolers (625.7 KB PDF)

7.06 Mechanical Services - Heat Shifters (723.5 KB PDF)

7.07 Mechanical Services - Mechanical Exhaust Ventilation Systems (541.6 KB PDF)

7.08 Mechanical Services - Split Systems Air Conditioning (946.2 KB PDF)

8.01 Backflow Prevention - Backflow Requirements for Hydronic Heating Installations (550.2 KB PDF)

8.02 Backflow Prevention - Cross Connections in Drinking Water Supplies (582.9 KB PDF)

8.03 Backflow Prevention - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.6 KB PDF)

91.01 Grey or Recycled Water - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.5 KB PDF)

91.02 Grey or Recycled Water - Grey or Recycled Water non drinking water supply (601.7 KB PDF)

91.04 Grey or Recycled Water - Grey Water and Recycled Water (583.0 KB PDF)

92.01 Gasfitting - Allowable Leakage Rate for Existing Fuel Gas Installations (421.4 KB PDF)

92.02 Gasfitting - Connection of Commercial Catering Equipment (462.1 KB PDF)

92.03 Gasfitting - Commercial Catering Equipment and Residential Cooking Appliances (542.7 KB PDF)

92.05 Gasfitting - Natural Gas Type A Installations Appliances in Roof Space (524.9 KB PDF)

92.06 Gasfitting - Temporary plumbing for site sheds (392.6 KB PDF)

98.01 Solar Installation - Solar Heated Water - 6 Star Requirements (625.0 KB PDF)

98.02 Solar Hot Water Performance Requirements (616.6 KB PDF)

99.01 Rainwater Tank Installation - Rainwater Supply for Water Close Cisterns (759.1 KB PDF)

99.02 Rainwater Tanks - Rainwater Tanks (985.6 KB PDF)

Plumbing standards

The following standards have been updated:

  • AS/NZS 1668.1 – The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings - Fire and smoke control in buildings
  • AS/NZS 5601:2013 – Gas installation standard
  • AS 2941:2013 - Fixed fire protection installations
  • AS/NZS 3500:2015 – Plumbing and drainage: Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • SA HB 39 – 2015 - Installation code for metal roof and wall cladding

See the plumbing standards page for more information.