Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
  • Topic : Fluid category
  • Title : Fire station fire hydrants
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
  • Reference Number : B46
  • Decision Date : February 2011

Fire hydrants used exclusively by the emergency services for fire drill and training in fire stations can be considered as a fluid category 2 risk, unless a risk assessment, taking into account specific circumstances, indicates that a higher level of backflow protection is required.