Latest RAH Consultancy News


expert witness award 2017RAH wins "Most Highly Regarded Expert Witness 2017" award.

RAH Consultancy are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the prestigious Accuisition International "Most Highly Regarded Expert Witness 2017" award.










construction and engineering awards 2016RAH Wins "Best Water Engineering Consultancy 2016 - UK"

RAH is pleased to announce that they have been awarded Best Water Engineering Consultancy in the UK for 2016 in the "Construction and Engineering Awards 2016".





new law journal article

Richard Hurst writes article on construction products and & the water industry for "The New Law Journal".

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university of the highlands and islands logo1RAH Wins Praise for their Advice

We were asked by The University of Highlands and Islands Facilities Managements Department to resolve a dispute between the University and their plumbing contractor regarding an installation on the Perth campus.

Please follow this link here to view the testimonial.



RAH Consultancy undertakes water sampling tests to check the viability of a natural spring

Due to earthworks occurring at a neighbour’s property a household in rural Yorkshire lost their spring fed water supply. RAH Consultancy are working to resolve the dispute and reinstate the couple with a spring fed water supply into their property. 


RAH Consultancy undertakes investigation into a severe illness within a flat in London

RAH Consultancy have been asked to conduct an investigation into the possibility of vermin contaminating a water supply within a flat where a woman was subjected to an array of debilitating problems. Please take a look at our Expert Witness Section to see more info on Expert Witness.


Richard Hurst writes for P&HE JournalPHE Journal richard hurst article

Richard Hurst, Director of RAH Consultancy gives expert advice in regards to the Construction Products Regulations in the latest issue of the Plumbing and Heating Engineers Journal.   


Please follow this link to read the full article here 








Praise for RAH Consultancy in Legionella Caseslater and gordon logo

Mathew Tomlinson for Slater and Gordon was generous with his praise for work carried out by RAH Consultancy which resulted in a successful outcome for their Client.

Please follow this link to view the testimonial in greater detail.






fm mattsson logoRAH increasing co-operation with FM Mattsson

After our recent visit to Sweden to advise tap manufacturer FM Mattsson we are pleased to announce that we have gained them TMV2 AND TMV3 approvals for their latest products. We are continuing our relationship and are currently proud to be undertaking further water regulations consultancy with this leading Swedish manufacturer.



Mace Group logoRAH Consultancy helps Mace install the first WRAS approved Water Softeners in London

Effectively, we have installed the first WRAS approved Water Softeners in London. Well done and thank you, Richard.

For further details please follow the following links


solicitors journal logoRichard Hurst writes "The Dangers of Scalding" article for P&HE magazine and Solicitors Journal

ciphe logoRichard Hurst FCIPHE, IEng, IMarEng, MIMarEST says that the most effective measure to prevent scalding is by limiting the outlet temperature of the hot water, and the best device to do this is the thermostatic mixing valve (TMV).

“It is important that the valves are installed in a system where the limits of operation are known.”

"Warning! Thermostatic mixing valves MUST be maintained every 12 months."

A link to the article in the Solicitors Journal can be found here.




Mace Group logoRAH helps Mace complete "sign-off" for all floors of South Bank Tower

RAH Consulting is advising Mace on water regulation approval for the South Bank Tower. We are pleased to announce that Mace have recently achieved "sign-off" by Thames Water inspectors for all floors of completed apartments. This project has been completed ahead of schedule and our work has helped Mace to achieve a completed water system without the necessity for a third fit.

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RAH Consultancy

RAH Consultancy has considerable expertise in all aspects of the water industry and the application of water regulations both in the UK and abroad.

We provide a valuable and effective service to both commercial and public sector organisations comprising:

Expert advice to Installers, Users and Manufacturers of Water Devices

Laboratory audits and procedural reviews.

Mediation Services relating to the Water Regulations.

About RAH Consultancy

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We are specialist consultants to the water industry; since our foundation we have advised on the design, testing and compliance of water products and water fittings including taps, valves and water systems. We have unrivalled expertise in the interpretation of the UK Water Regulations.

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Water Consultants

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RAH offers independent expert advice to Installers, Users and Manufacturers of Water Devices used in connection to and operation within the Public Water Supply. This is particularly relevant where these devices come within the remit of The UK “Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations”, and The UK “Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations”. This advice may relate to Product Design, Installation, or Fitness for Purpose.

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Water Regulations

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RAH Consultancy has a long history of gaining regulatory approvals for both international and national (British) approval requirements. We have experience of gaining these approvals since 1989. Those most common UK approvals are for Water Regulations compliance, and the Anti Scalding testing laid down for Domestic and Healthcare premises under the requirements for Type 2 and Type 3 valves.

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Water Industry Expert Witness

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RAH Consultancy is listed with the National Expert Witness Agency.

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