Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic :Combination taps with separate waterways
  • Title : Bi-flow taps
  • Clause Reference : Regulation 3
  • Reference Number : I43
  • Decision Date : November 2014

For a combination tap to be considered as having separate waterways, i.e. a bi-flow tap, the hot and cold water must mix in atmosphere. That is to say the hot and cold water supplies must mix at the point of discharge rather than at any point within the body of the tap.