Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Accessibility of pipework
  • Title : Accessibility of supply pipes passing through premises in multi-occupancy.
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 7: G7.1 & G10.2
  • Reference Number : I11
  • Decision Date : June 2002

Where a supply pipe passes through one occupancy to another, it should be protected from impact damage and have adequate frost protection and be installed in a continuous service duct. This could include the use of a purpose-made wooden duct with pipes held by clips at intervals. It should be possible to remove pipe work for repair or maintenance.