Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Preventing cross connection
  • Title : Inappropriate use of blue coloured pipe
  • Clause Reference : Regulation 2 (3) Schedule 2 paragraph 14 (1)
  • Reference Number : I02
  • Decision Date : February 2001

To prevent blue colour-coded pipe being used for inappropriate purposes – conveying sewage etc., Local Authorities should be encouraged to add conditions to Licences for Road Opening prohibiting incorrect uses.