Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Servicing valves
  • Title : Hose union taps considered as service valves
  • Clause Reference : Regulation 4 & G11.1
  • Reference Number : I13
  • Decision Date : February 2003

Hose union bib taps, where solely used to isolate the flow of water to an appliance, as for example with dishwashers and washing machines in domestic premises, can be considered to be servicing valves.