Terms of Use

Water Research Centre Ltd (WRc Ltd) is responsible for managing and operating this website on behalf of the National Leakage Research and Test Centre (NLRTC).

Water Research Centre Ltd is part of the RSK Group.

The NLRTC is an innovation competition led by water regulator Ofwat and managed by Northumbrian Water Limited, supported by WRc Ltd and HR Wallingford.

These terms explain the rules for using this website: www.nlrtc.co.uk.

Who we are and how to contact us

www.nlrtc.co.uk is a site operated by Water Research Centre Limited (“We”) who are owned by RSK Group.

WRc Ltd are registered in England and Wales under company number 11172223 and have our registered office at Spring Lodge, 172 Chester Road, Helsby, Cheshire, WA6 0AR.

Our VAT number is GB 371 4158 05.

To contact us, please email solutions@wrcgroup.com or nlrtc@wrcgroup.com for NLRTC related enquiries.

By using this website, you accept these terms

By using this website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.  If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this website.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of this site:

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

Our trade marks

WRc Ltd is a trademark of Water Research Centre Limited. You are not permitted to use this mark without our approval, unless it is part of material you are using as permitted in these terms.

How you may use material on this site

WRc Ltd are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on this website, and the material published on it.  These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on this website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on this site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy, or download any part of this website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use this website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Do not rely on information on this website

The content on this site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Please contact us to obtain specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on this website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content on this site is accurate, complete, or up to date.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where this website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents, or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms that may apply to this website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, this website or your use of or reliance on any content displayed on this website.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

Governing law

These terms of use, their subject matter, and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.