Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
  • Topic : Fluid category
  • Title : Baths - residential care accommodation
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
  • Reference Number : B14
  • Decision Date : February 2002

Thermostatic mixing valves on supplies to baths and showers in residential accommodation classified as providing 'Care in the Community' should be regarded as a Fluid Category 3 risk, unless a risk assessment indicates the likelihood of contamination greater than normal than that which may be found in domestic premises.