Water Supply Industry Interpretations and Advice

  • Area of Interest : Installation
  • Topic : Stop valves
  • Title : Stop valves for two or more premises with common supply or distributing pipes
  • Clause Reference : Schedule 2 paragraph 11: G10.3 & G10.4
  • Reference Number : I04
  • Decision Date : June 2001

For two or more separately-occupied premises supplied by a common supply or distributing pipe, if a key operated, emergency shut-off valve is installed which is under the control of a building supervisor on a 24 hour per day basis, an individual site assessment could conclude that Clauses G 10.3 and G 10.4 of the Department’s Guidance were satisfied with regard to the location of stop-valves to multi-occupancy buildings