We operate the Water Industry Registration Scheme (WIRS) on behalf of water utility companies.
A WIRS accredited self-lay organisation may perform works on the connection of a property to water mains and supplies, dependent on the status and scope of accreditation.We operate the Water Industry Registration Scheme (WIRS) on behalf of water utility companies and the WIRSAE accreditation on behalf of Market Operator Services Ltd. Wholesalers.
Any WIRSAE Provider contracting to carry out accredited work (as defined in the Wholesale Retail Code and detailed in the generic code of practice supplemented by adopting utilities addendums) can be accredited, and registered, under this scheme. Those Adopting Utilities within England that recognise this scheme and will allow WIRSAE Providers holding the appropriate scopes of WIRSAE accreditation to tender for, and if successful, undertake temporary / permanent disconnections and meter installation / replacement works on behalf of Retailers.