APLUS approved plumbers

APLUS is an Anglian Water accredited scheme.

Members include plumbers/contractors who have shown they work to the legal, mandatory standards.


How can I become an APLUS approved plumber?


  • Complete and return the application form below with your joining fee of £180 incl. VAT.
  • Provide proof of accepted formal qualification in plumbing as listed on the application form.
  • Provide proof of a water regulations qualification.
  • Send two signed passport size photos of yourself for your identity card.
  • Forward copies of your current Public Liability Insurance cover for a minimum of £2 million if sole trader or £5 million if a company. 

Please note that Anglian Water holds no responsibility for the cost of any work carried out by an approved plumber/contractor.


Apply to become an APLUS approved plumber



  • All Approved Plumbers must have passed an NVQ level 2, 3 or craft certificate in plumbing and have an accompanying endorsed Water Regulations certificate. The full list of qualifications accepted is on the WaterSafe website here.
  • If you are an experienced plumber without these qualifications, you can take the BPEC Experienced Worker Qualification to join WaterSafe. Please note the Experienced Worker Qualification is no longer available to new learners and the last certification date is 31st August 2022. 
  • If you are a business you must have at least one qualified individual who is recognised by WaterSafe for every five employees undertaking water supply installation work. WaterSafe approved businesses must commit to send only qualified and WaterSafe recognised individuals to respond to WaterSafe-generated work.
  • The plumber must live in the Anglian Water water region to be eligible for APLUS membership.


APLUS members only


Order your 'Certificate of Compliance' pads here:



Need help or want further information?


Call: 0345 600 1063, option 4 

Email: aplus@anglianwater.co.uk


Our office hours are 08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.


Where do I send my application to?


Email: aplus@anglianwater.co.uk

or Post:

Water Regulations Team
Anglian Water Services Ltd
Heigham WTW
Waterworks Road