Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice
- Area of Interest : Backflow prevention
- Topic : Fluid category
- Title : Private hydrants used exclusively for fire fighting purpose
- Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 15 & G15.3
- Reference Number : B60
- Decision Date : June 2014
In the case of private fire hydrant used exclusively for fire fighting purposes, a site specific risk assessment will be needed to determine the actual level of risk posed.Following a risk assessment, such hydrants may be categorised as a fluid category 2 risk.