Enacted September 30, 2010

At a regularly scheduled meeting on September 30, 2010 the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters voted to no longer require product acceptance listing for the following:

  1. In-line refrigeration water filters
  2. Faucet mounted water filters
  3. Point-of-Entry water filters
  4. Water Softeners
  5. Reverse Osmosis systems
  6. Similar type filtration products
  7. Water dispensing systems without a drainage connection

A Water dispenser with a water connection and no drainage connection shall comply with all appurtenant sections of 248 CMR 10.00 regarding:

  1. Water Connection
  2. Plumbing Permit
  3. Inspection
  4. Materials

The Board has jurisdiction over inlet/outlet connections and all associated piping from the water source to the final fixture connection. All equipment must be installed by a properly licensed Massachusetts Plumber.