WaterSense® Program Overview

ICC Evaluation Service, LLC® (ICC-ES®), has expanded its PMG Listing Program to include WaterSense®, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that identifies water-efficient toilets, bathroom sink faucets, urinals, showerheads,  weather based irrigation controllers and sprinkler spray bodies. The (EPA) introduced the WaterSense® program to help in protecting our nation’s water supply by promoting water efficiency and increasing awareness of water-efficient products, programs and practices.

Products displaying the WaterSense® label meet the EPA specifications for water efficiency and must be listed by a licensed certifying body.

Why choose ICC-ES PMG for your WaterSense labeled product listing?

ICC-ES has established itself as the leader in the United States with nearly 90 years of experience in evaluating building products for code compliance. ICC-ES is a licensed provider of WaterSense certification and offers manufacturers the best choice when listing their company’s water-efficient products.

The ICC-ES PMG Listing Program:
    • Does not charge manufacturers for WaterSense listings
    • Is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
    • Meets the needs of the manufacturer by helping the manufacturer take its product to market quicker

What type of products will the ICC-ES PMG Listing Program list under the WaterSense program?

The following products fall under the WaterSense program:

  • High-efficiency toilets (HETs)
  • High-efficiency bathroom sink faucets
  • High-efficiency urinals
  • High-efficiency showerheads
  • Weather based irrigation controllers
  • Flushometer-Valve Water Toilets
  • Sprinkler Spray Bodies

In order for a manufacturer’s product to be considered for a FREE WaterSense report, the performance standard report must be certified by ICC-ES.

Application/Rules of Procedures

For access to these documents, Click here.

Partnership agreement with the EPA can be Found here.

WaterSense Label
Receiving both the WaterSense Label and ICC-ES PMG Listing Mark

When a manufacturer applies for a listing to verify compliance with the WaterSense requirements, their products will also be evaluated by ICC-ES PMG for conformance with applicable codes and standards. This gives the applicant the benefit of obtaining both the WaterSense label and the ICC-ES PMG Listing mark.

WaterSense Program Mark Guidelines and ICC-ES PMG Listing Mark Click here.