Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice
- Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
- Topic : Fluid category
- Title : Spa, floatation and whirlpool baths
- Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
- Reference Number : B44
- Decision Date : September 2010
Water in all spa pools and floatation tanks is categorised as a fluid category 5 risk. Whirlpool baths designed for use by one or two bathers which are emptied between uses will be regarded as a fluid category 5 risk in healthcare premises but may be considered a fluid category 3 risk in non-health care situations.