Plumbers' technical note – Flexible spray hoses

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This technical note provides information on the appropriate backflow prevention requirements when installing flexible spray type hoses in close proximity to toilet pans and other soil fixtures. This practice creates a risk of cross contamination between substances which are of high hazard to human health and the drinking water supply. 

Building Commission
Technical standards
Last updated 24 Oct 2016

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