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Building Code Clause G12 - Water Supplies

Abbreviation
NZBC G12
Valid from
31/10/2008

Information provider
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Information type
Legislation
Format
PDF


Description

Building Code Clause G12 Water supplies requires the safe supply, storage, reticulation and delivery of hot and cold water.

This clause requires buildings provided with water outlets, sanitary fixtures or sanitary appliances to have safe and adequate water supplies (including where hot water is necessary).

It sets out requirements to avoid scalding, injury, leaks, contamination, illness and the prevention of legionella growth. For example, water for human consumption, food preparation, utensil washing or oral hygiene must be potable and protected from contamination. Where a non-potable water supply system is installed for personal hygiene, it must be installed to avoid illness or injury and be clearly identified.

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Description

Building Code Clause G12 Water supplies requires the safe supply, storage, reticulation and delivery of hot and cold water.

This clause requires buildings provided with water outlets, sanitary fixtures or sanitary appliances to have safe and adequate water supplies (including where hot water is necessary).

It sets out requirements to avoid scalding, injury, leaks, contamination, illness and the prevention of legionella growth. For example, water for human consumption, food preparation, utensil washing or oral hygiene must be potable and protected from contamination. Where a non-potable water supply system is installed for personal hygiene, it must be installed to avoid illness or injury and be clearly identified.

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Building Code Clause G12 - Water Supplies
Description

Building Code Clause G12 Water supplies requires the safe supply, storage, reticulation and delivery of hot and cold water.

This clause requires buildings provided with water outlets, sanitary fixtures or sanitary appliances to have safe and adequate water supplies (including where hot water is necessary).

It sets out requirements to avoid scalding, injury, leaks, contamination, illness and the prevention of legionella growth. For example, water for human consumption, food preparation, utensil washing or oral hygiene must be potable and protected from contamination. Where a non-potable water supply system is installed for personal hygiene, it must be installed to avoid illness or injury and be clearly identified.

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