Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Use of water
  • Topic : Fire sprinklers
  • Title : Provision of water for fire sprinkler systems in domestic premises
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  • Reference Number : UW01
  • Decision Date : October 2000

Guidance provided by the Loss Prevention Council (LPC) supports the use of fire sprinkler systems for domestic premises. Under the Water Industry Act, Water Suppliers have a duty to provide water for fire fighting purposes, but its use for fire-fighting in domestic premises does not come under the normal provision of water supplied for domestic purposes.