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Current e-Petitions for the Legislative Council



IPLEX water pipes in homes

Eligibility : Residents of Western Australia Only

To the President and Members of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia in Parliament assembled. We the undersigned ...

request that the Legislative Council urge the WA Government to find a quick resolution to the issue of IPLEX Polybutylene water pipes failing in our homes, with the aim to have a full product recall.
This pipe was first installed from the mid 1990s up to 2022 and houses in that period are experiencing catastrophic damage and heartache due to these pipes bursting.
Many, many families in WA are experiencing major water and property damage through failing pipes as well as electrical issues, where water has invaded power sockets and light fittings causing serious health hazards.
This issue needs urgent attention as people are living with these bursts on a daily basis and it has been estimated that upwards of 20,000 WA homes are affected.
DMIRS are looking into this issue, however, will only look at houses within a six year period (Warranty) so anyone who built prior to 2017 have no recourse on these companies to have the problems rectified.
We are calling on the WA Government to help these homeowners get a home that is safe to live in without the worry that they will return home to a flooded house or ceilings on the floor, and water pouring out of electrical fittings.

And your petitioners as in duty bound, will ever pray.