Interpretations & Advice
Water suppliers have a legal duty to ensure that the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Scottish Water Byelaws are complied with in their appointed area of supply.
To facilitate compliance with, and support consistency in the application of these Regulations, water suppliers, assisted by WRAS, have produced a number of technical interpretations and other advice.
|Area of Interest||Reference||Topic||Title|
|Backflow prevention||B01||Risk assessment||Laboratories - risk of contamination by backflow|
|Backflow prevention||B02||RPZ Valves||RPZ valves - testing and record keeping|
|Backflow prevention||B03||Emergency supplies||Renal Dialysis units - emergency water supplies to hospitals|
|Backflow prevention||B04||Fluid category||Steam ovens - catering equipment|
|Backflow prevention||B05||Fluid category||Dry cleaning machines|
|Backflow prevention||B06||Fluid category||Backflow risk in dog and cat kennels|
|Backflow prevention||B07||Fluid category||Pressure washers|
|Backflow prevention||B08||Fluid category||Non-domestic hose union taps and use of Fluid Category 5 categorisation|
|Backflow prevention||B09||Filling loops||Rapid filling of heating and cooling systems in non-domestic premises|
|Backflow prevention||B10||Fluid category||Washbasins in hairdressing salons.|