Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Pipework
  • Title : Supplies in cemeteries and graveyards
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 8
  • Reference Number : I26
  • Decision Date : May 2010

To minimise the risk of ingress, supply pipes in cemeteries and graveyards should be installed with as few joints and connections as practicable and should be sited where possible away from graves.

Wholesite protection is not considered necessary unless a specific risk assessment indicates a need.