Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice
- Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
- Topic : Fluid category
- Title : Backflow risk in dog and cat kennels
- Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
- Reference Number : B06
- Decision Date : June 2001
Hose union taps and washing machines for use at dog and cat kennels should be regarded as a fluid category 5 risk, because of the risk of human pathogens such as Cryptosporidium in animal body fluids and wastes.