Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
  • Topic : Fluid category
  • Title : Hose union taps used in bin stores
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
  • Reference Number : B30
  • Decision Date : May 2004 (revised June & November 2015)

Hose union taps and hoses used in bin store areas are considered to be a fluid category 5 risk unless a risk assessment by the relevant water undertaker determines otherwise.