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InkWELS – Issue 1, 2019

The latest newsletter has articles on the new Institute for Sustainable Futures evaluation of the impacts of the WELS scheme; registration status updates; compliance in the building industry; and participation in a modular construction technology forum.

WELS saves over $1 billion on utility bills per year

A new report by the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) found that in 2017, WELS saved consumers over $1 billion on water and energy bills. It also saved over 112 billion litres of water – enough to fill over 44 000 Olympic swimming pools.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our Chinese language fact sheets; registration renewals closing; penalties for providing falsified documents in applications; and progress on an ISO international water efficiency standard.

Infringement Notice for providing false documents

The Regulator gave an infringement notice to a registrant for providing false documents with a WELS product application. Infringement notices may be given for providing false or misleading information or documents and other instances of non-compliance.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our compliance and enforcement activities; registration renewals opening in September; changes to labelling requirements in full effect; and simplifying applications for WELS and WaterMark.

Check testing identifies water consumption issue

A compliance check-testing programme has found LG washing machines (Model WTG1432 variations) that use excessive water as a result of a software issue. LG are working cooperatively to address the issue and are contacting affected consumers.

Australia leading international water efficiency

The Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources has released a statement on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) approval to develop an international water efficiency standard based on Australia’s scheme.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on how Australia is driving an International Standard; the new WELS compliance and enforcement strategy; requirements for registering minor products; and promoting WELS to help your business.

New compliance and enforcement strategy

We have developed a compliance and enforcement strategy which details areas of focus for the period from 2018 to 2020. Industry stakeholders contributed their views on where resources should be targeted.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on successful eBay compliance actions; updating the WELS website; compliance in new property developments; model name requirements; and a reminder to renew registrations by 5 December.
  • All
  • InkWELS

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2019

The latest newsletter has articles on the new Institute for Sustainable Futures evaluation of the impacts of the WELS scheme; registration status updates; compliance in the building industry; and participation in a modular construction technology forum.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our Chinese language fact sheets; registration renewals closing; penalties for providing falsified documents in applications; and progress on an ISO international water efficiency standard.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on our compliance and enforcement activities; registration renewals opening in September; changes to labelling requirements in full effect; and simplifying applications for WELS and WaterMark.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2018

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on how Australia is driving an International Standard; the new WELS compliance and enforcement strategy; requirements for registering minor products; and promoting WELS to help your business.

InkWELS – Issue 3, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived, with articles on successful eBay compliance actions; updating the WELS website; compliance in new property developments; model name requirements; and a reminder to renew registrations by 5 December.

InkWELS – Issue 2, 2017

The latest Water Rating newsletter has arrived. InkWELS includes short, informative arti​cles on the latest WELS developments and achievements.

InkWELS – Issue 1, 2017

The Water Rating newsletter has returned. InkWELS provides short, informative articles on the latest WELS developments and achievements. InkWELS is published every February, May, August and November.
Last modified: 9 November 2017