HCAA November General Meeting

5:00pm Tuesday, 12 November 2019
9:30pm Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Regional Meeting
Kirribilli Club
11 Harbourview Crescent
Lavender Bay, New South Wales 2060

Notice is hereby given to all Members of the HCAA that our November General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th November 2019, commencing 6.30pm at the Kirribilli Club Lavender Bay.

There will also be a CPD session with Zurn from 5pm-6pm. 


CPD Session: Backflow Prevention – 5pm-6pm

Come and join Zurn for a very informative training session on backflow prevention. This CPD event is free and run between 5pm-6pm and is at the Kirribilli club. Zurn will explore the inner workings of backflow valves, what to look for when determining the difference, how testing is undertaken and what it verifies. Come and join the Zurn team as this topic will be for all levels of experience. 


General Meeting 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Topic 1: Network Utility Operators Backflow & Trade waste Requirements 

Presenter: James Milton Of Sydney Water Corporation 

James will talk to the interest NUOs have in relation to property containment backflow prevention devices, & trade waste devices. This topic will be an overview of what types should be installed, where to find information on these requirements, where on the property they should be installed, the legislation these devices are provided under, and a sneak at some possible changes to the requirements. 


Topic 2: Sizing, selection, design and installation of air valves

Presenter:  Colin Kirkland of Bermad

Changes to the DTS reference standard for heated water services within the 2019 PCA requires air valves to be installed at;

a)     the highest point or points of the circulatory piping;

b)     on the secondary flow adjacent to the water heater or bank of water heaters;

c)     in an accessible location; and

d)     with a connected drain delivering over a tundish

as extracted from clause 10.8.2 Air elimination valves – AS/NZS3500.4-2018. The selection and sizing of air valves is quite an art so this hot topic will take into consideration the requirements for the design and installation of these devices. 


HOT TOPIC 3: H-box! What is it?

Presenter: Daniel Dillenbeck of All Valves

The H-box is the hottest thing for heated water services to hit the market of recent. Come and learn about the H-box and how it can solve your circulation issue within large metered apartments using a hot idea. 


Download the event flyer for more information.

Please note, this event is for HCAA members only. Any guests wishing to attend must be approved by the Committee, please enquire via email. Bookings will close on Tuesday 5th November 2019, or earlier if venue reaches capacity.

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