Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
  • Topic : Flexible hoses
  • Title : Flexible hoses used in catering premises for vegetable preparation
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
  • Reference Number : B21
  • Decision Date : June 2002 (revised June 2015)

Unless a risk assessment determines otherwise water used for vegetable preparation is considered to be a fluid category 5 risk and appropriate backflow protection must be provided.